Written by Dentistry Today Thursday, 30 September 2010 15:47
CHARLOTTE, NC- (September 17, 2010) – CarieScan LLC, a leading producer of handheld devices for the early detection and monitoring of tooth decay, is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusive agreement with Patterson Dental, for the distribution of the company's CarieScan PRO™ product in the USA. The CarieScan PRO is a highly accurate, easy to use, hand held device for the early detection and monitoring of dental caries (tooth decay).
"This agreement is of particular significance to CarieScan, and its parent company 3D Diagnostics Imaging Ltd., as it marks the transformation of the group from a product development business to a commercial enterprise with significant growth potential,” said Graham Lay, Chief Executive Officer of 3D Diagnostics Imaging Ltd..
"We are delighted to have reached agreement with CarieScan to distribute this exciting new technology,” said John Bettencourt, VP of Marketing, Equipment and Technical Service of Patterson Dental. “We believe that the US market will show substantial interest in the adoption of the CarieScan PRO as its dental decay detection device of choice and look forward to a year of progress," said Bettencourt.
The CarieScan PRO measures the presence of tooth decay identifies lesions at their earliest stage and is more than 90% accurate in detecting both sound and carious teeth, well ahead of other methods.
The CarieScan PRO makes reliable early identification of caries possible. This unique device provides accurate and repeatable data to monitor caries over time, enabling timely preventative treatment and supports evidence based care plans.
For more information on CarieScan please visit www.cariescan.com or call 877-580-7226.