What is Micro Osteoperforation?

What is Micro Osteoperforation?

Micro-Osteoperforation (MOPs) is a technique used to accelerate the rate of orthodontic tooth movement. The university developed technique uses proven technology and an innovative, micro-invasive delivery to accelerate treatment up to 62%.

How much does propel orthodontics cost?

Frequently Asked Questions About Propel Orthodontics The at-home Propel Orthodontics device, the VPro+, costs $500. This cost is not covered by dental insurance, but if the price is an issue, we offer in-house financing programs and CareCredit.

Does Propel Orthodontics hurt?

Since your tissues will be numb, you will feel comfortable during this portion of your orthodontic treatment. It will only take a couple of minutes for this device to accelerate your treatment.

Is Propel Orthodontics safe?

Propel® is a clinically proven safe procedure that works by stimulating the bone around your teeth, helping the teeth to move faster into their proper alignment. Propel® accelerated orthodontics is usually done in our office. It does not require any invasive procedures and there is no recovery time.

What accelerated orthodontics?

The Basics of Braces and Orthodontia As with traditional orthodontics, accelerated orthodontics involves the use of braces — devices that place pressure on the teeth, forcing them to shift into the proper position. There are three general types of orthodontic braces — ceramic, lingual, and metal.

What happens during tooth movement?

Orthodontic tooth movement is a process in which the application of a force induces bone resorption on the pressure side and bone apposition on the tension side. Thus, conventional tooth movement results from biological cascades of resorption and apposition caused by the mechanical forces.

What is Propel for teeth?

Propel is a revolutionary orthodontic device that can accelerate your orthodontic treatment. It works with the patient’s own biology in order to stimulate the bone that’s surrounding the teeth. By performing micro-osteoperforations, the tooth movement will be accelerated and the bone regrowth will be improved.

Who owns propel orthodontics?

Dentsply Sirona
Dentsply Sirona acquired the assets of Propel Orthodontics, a leading innovator in orthodontic devices. Dentsply Sirona today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Propel Orthodontics, including the VPro device and the Fastrack Mobile App.

Is propel effective?

As for the effectiveness of the technology behind PROPEL, the National Institutes of Health found, in a 2013 study, that micro-osteoperforations moved patients’ teeth 2.3 times faster than those who did not receive the treatment.

Can you move teeth too fast?

What Happens if Teeth Move Too Fast? If teeth are moved too quickly or with excessive force, this can trigger an irreversible condition known as root resorption. This condition is marked by the roots of the teeth becoming shorter.

Can I drink Propel with Invisalign?

Yes!. A long as it is sugar-free and colorless, there should be no problem drinking it with your Invisalign trays in your mouth.

Are braces faster than Invisalign?

Is Invisalign Really Faster than Braces? In short, the answer is yes. While traditional metal braces require somewhere between 18 and 24 months, the average length of treatment with Invisalign is 12 months. However, those with severe crowding and issues with their bite can expect treatment to take up to 18 months.