San Francisco Dental Office, CitiDent, Now Offers AcceleDent for Orthodontic Efficiency

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Dr. Ben Amini and Dr. Amanda Chung now offer AcceleDent to patients who require braces. AcceleDent is a handheld device that uses micro-pulses to speed up the process of correcting teeth.

Dr. Ben Amini, San Francisco Dentist

Dr. Ben Amini

CitiDent announces that it is now offering AcceleDent to area patients. AcceleDent, an FDA-approved orthodontic treatment available since 2009, speeds treatment significantly while increasing comfort at the same time. Rather than being a standalone treatment, AcceleDent is a handheld, prescription-only device that works with virtually all types of braces and Invisalign. Carefully calibrated vibrations, known as micro-pulses, underlie the effectiveness of AcceleDent. CitiDent patients are already celebrating the arrival of this treatment to the office. Anita, an orthodontic patient at CitiDent, said, "I'd been wishing I could find AcceleDent at a dentist near me since I first heard of it. I'm so glad it's offered here."

Orthodontics work through the application of force by either brackets and wires or aligners, which force the ligaments holding teeth in place to change position permanently. These changes take time to bring about, and the process is often uncomfortable for brief periods along the way. AcceleDent, by gently vibrating the tissues around the teeth, allows the braces to work more quickly and with less pain. According to researchers, just 20 minutes of AcceleDent use per day can shorten braces treatment by as much as 50 percent.

Numerous orthodontic treatments are available at CitiDent, including traditional braces and several discreet options, such as clear braces, and Invisalign. To see before and after photos of our orthodontic treatments, please visit CitiDent Orthodontics daystosmile.com Restorative dental procedures, such as fillings, inlays, onlays, and root canals, are also offered. Dr. Ben Amini performs several cosmetic treatments, including teeth whitening, veneers, crowns, and smile makeovers. Available tooth replacements include dental implants and bridges. Other treatments offered at CitiDent can resolve gum disease, TMJ, and sleep apnea.

Dr. Ben Amini, who founded CitiDent, graduated from San Diego State University before earning his DDS from the University of California, San Francisco in 1996. A reputable member of several professional organizations and an assistant clinical professor at UCSF School of Dentistry, Dr. Amini offers patients the latest treatments and technologies in several dental specialties. San Francisco orthodontist, Dr. Amanda Cheng, a graduate of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, has developed her skills working with some of the top orthodontists in the world. Dr. Cheng focuses on giving CitiDent patients beautiful results on an accelerated timeline using the newest orthodontic treatments.

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