OrthoPulse is a US FDA-cleared medical device intended to reduce orthodontic treatment time. It can be used by patients with either braces or clear aligners. One convenient session of ten minutes per day, at home, can accelerate tooth movement and lead to a great smile in less time.
Reduced treatment time means:
- Fewer appointments
- Reduced time wearing braces or aligners
- Decreased inconvenience of dietary limitations or discomfort normally associated with long-term orthodontic treatment
- Achievement of a beautiful smile sooner
Is it safe?
OrthoPulse is cleared by the US FDA for use with both fixed appliances and clear aligners, and is intended as a single-patient device to be prescribed by doctors as part of your overall orthodontic treatment plan. OrthoPulse produces low levels of safe light and warmth. It is made of medical grade silicone and other biocompatible materials, and is flexible like a soft sports mouthguard to fit a wide range of patients.
How does it work?
OrthoPulse uses advanced technology called photobiomodulation (which is based on Low Level Light Therapy, known as LLLT) to stimulate the bone surrounding the roots of teeth and facilitate tooth movement. Photobiomodulation has been researched in medicine for more than 50 years and there are thousands of peer-reviewed, published scientific articles, and many approved medical devices with this technology.
OrthoPulse uses 850 nm near-infrared (NIR) light, which is similar to a heat lamp, to deliver energy gently and directly to the bone and tissue around the roots of the teeth. Similar to plants and photosynthesis, the tissue can absorb this light energy and convert it to chemical energy, which stimulates the cells for faster bone and soft tissue regeneration and faster tooth movement.
Biolux Research Ltd., the manufacturer of OrthoPulse, has sponsored more than 20 studies (in vitro, in vivo, and human clinical) since 2003 to test and perfect the technology.
Using OrthoPulse daily may reduce your treatment time by as much as half.
A Great Treatment Option
OrthoPulse is an exciting and affordable technology for your orthodontic treatment. If you want your new, brilliant smile in less time, ask a member of our team how OrthoPulse can help you finish your treatment as quickly as possible.