MOUNT VERNON, Wash., May 20 PreViser Corporation(http://www.previser.com), a Washington State-based provider of patented oraldisease and risk assessment technology to the dental profession, announcedtoday the finalization of a licensing agreement with Oral Health Innovations(OHI) Ltd (http://www.previser.co.uk) of Birmingham, England to marketPreViser technology to dentists within the United Kingdom and the Republic ofIreland.
OHI Ltd is a joint venture with the University of Birmingham. Following asuccessful pilot, OHI will launch PreViser at a Denplan-sponsored seminar forits Excel accredited practitioners in June 2008. Discussions are alsounderway with a number of Primary Care Trusts on how the technology can beused as a best practice tool within National Health Service (NHS) dentistry.
Iain Chapple, Professor of Periodontology and Consultant in RestorativeDentistry, who runs an NHS referral center serving approximately six millionpatients, acts as adviser to OHI Ltd. Prof. Chapple commented, "PreViser isunique in its web-based approach to risk and disease scoring and has ascientific evidence base behind its efficacy. However, one of its biggestbenefits is the immediate and personalized biofeedback it offers to patients.We all know that successful periodontal therapy is founded on patienteducation and compliance with home care regimes. PreViser is a mostinnovative tool that motivates patients to take personal responsibility fortheir own oral health.
"In addition to the obvious patient and practitioner benefits, PreViserallows oral healthcare funders to focus their resources towards those thatneed it most and provides a platform from which to deliver truly preventativeoral care in a cost effective manner.
"As a teacher, it is exciting to be able to utilize the system, which isprovided free of charge to Dental Education establishments for educationalpurposes. The interactive nature of the platform is something dental studentsactively engage in and learn from. I would encourage every dental school totake advantage of this technology."
PreViser Corporation provides web-enabled diagnostic decision supporttools for dentists and dental hygienists. The PreViser Oral HealthInformation Suite(TM) enables quick, accurate, reproducible and objectivediagnosis and analysis of oral disease risk in an easy-to-understand formatfor the professional and the patient.
A percentage of profits of OHI Ltd go to the Oral & Dental Research Trustof the UK and a research fellowship at the University of Birmingham.
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