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OrthoAccel Receives FDA Clearance for New Device
OrthoAccel Technologies has received FDA clearance for AcceleDent Optima, the
company's newest accelerated treatment device.
AcceleDent Optima directly connects patients and practices with usage monitoring,
direct messaging and virtual rewards via the AcceleDent app, which can be downloaded
via iTunes and Google Play.
The product is the third generation of vibratory-accelerated orthodontic devices
commercially available from OrthoAccel within the past six years. Optima is a smaller,
lightweight, waterproof device that can connect with smartphones and tablets through
Bluetooth. The device's charging case enables patients to wirelessly charge the activator,
which has a five-to-seven-day battery life.
Like its predecessors, Optima is powered by patented SoftPulse technology, producing
pulsating forces clinically shown to stimulate cellular activity in orthodontic treatment
and demonstrated to speed up bone remodeling. The prescription-only device speeds up
treatment with braces or aligners by as much as 50 percent while reducing discomfort.
In addition to receiving FDA clearance, AcceleDent Optima has also been cleared by
Health Canada and received the CE Mark making it commercially available in Europe.
For more information, visit acceledent.com or call 866-866-4919 and select option 1.

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McLaughlin Two-Year Program Announces New Dates
The dates for the next session of the McLaughlin Two-Year Program have just been announced.
The next course starts March 2, 2018, and consists of six sessions led by Dr. Richard McLaughlin
at his practice and training facility in San Diego. (Those unable to attend one of the courses can make
it up during the following year's program, depending on whether room is available.) The first session
will be a five-day course that begins on Friday, March 2, and ends on Tuesday, March 6. The next five
sessions, scheduled throughout the next two years, will all be three-day courses that begin on a
Saturday and end on a Monday.
Over the years, McLaughlin has created and fine-tuned systems treating malocclusions as well
as all systems in the office. Throughout the program, attendees will work in an intimate setting with
peers as McLaughlin walks them through his practices, techniques and systems.
For more information, visit mclaughlince.com.

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HSO's 2017 European
Carriere Symposium
Will Be in Barcelona
Henry Schein Orthodontics has
announced that its third annual
European Carriere Symposium will be
Sept. 14-16 in Barcelona, Spain.
The event will showcase
orthodontic innovations and new
clinical solutions that deliver dental,
facial and total-health results.
Dr. David Paquette is the event's
program chairman. Keynote speaker
Dr. Luis Carriere will focus on how
facial, skeletal and dental harmony
can be achieved using the Carriere
system.
Discussion topics will include
advancements in self-ligation and
sagittal-first concepts; new airwayfriendly orthodontics cases and
strategies; and the key elements of
the digital orthodontics workflow such
as intraoral scanning, digital imaging,
clinical orthodontic planning and 3-D
printing.
Several networking opportunities
will allow orthodontists to share their
experiences with peer professionals
from around the world.
Henry Schein ConnectDental,
a platform that reflects the
interoperability of digital dental
technology and links the steps of the
clinical workflow, will power a digital
orthodontics exhibition area.
For more information, visit
carrieresymposium.com.


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The Speed of Light
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