HOUSTON, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OrthoAccel® Technologies, Inc. announced this week that it has finalized a distribution agreement with Micerium S.p.A. based in Avegno for exclusive distribution rights of the AcceleDent™ System in Italy.
The AcceleDent™ System is currently being sold outside the USA and was first introduced in the United Kingdom in October 2009. The lightweight appliance, used to speed up the rate of orthodontic treatment, is intended for 20 minutes of daily use. Patients simply bite down on the Mouthpiece to hold it in place, which allows freedom of the hands to engage in other routine, daily activities during the treatment session. Patients have reported using the appliance while engaged in a variety of activities, including homework, watching television, reading and listening to music.
Mike Kaufman, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for OrthoAccel® commented, "Micerium is the most recent addition to our growing network of European distributors. Italy is a key international market for us and it bodes well that this market leader shares our philosophy and excitement for how AcceleDent™ can change orthodontic treatment." AcceleDent™ was introduced to the Italian orthodontic community during the SIDO meeting in Rome November 11-13. Dr. Ravindra Nanda reported on the recent results from a randomized, controlled
|SOURCE OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc.|
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