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Forward Science has announced a sponsorship agreement with The TeleDentists regarding SalivaMAX.
Forward Science has announced a sponsorship agreement with The TeleDentists regarding SalivaMAX, the company announced in a statement.
SalivaMAX is an FDA-cleared prescription treatment for dry mouth-Xerostomia. This sponsorship is designed to expand both the education and marketing of SalivaMAX to dental professionals and patients via The TeleDentists, the statement said.
Xerostomia is one of the most common complaints in the dental office, the statement added. There are reportedly over 700 medications that can cause dry mouth as well as a multitude of patient conditions. About 40 percent of patients experience the symptoms of dry mouth, Forward Science said.
"We are excited to have partnered with The TeleDentists and their network to provide SalivaMAX to the millions of patients that can benefit from it," said Robert J Whitman, CEO of Forward Science. "SalivaMAX is an FDA-cleared prescription rinse that has been clinically proven to treat both dry mouth and mucositis, diseases that affect over 70 million Americans. Now, thanks to The TeleDentists network, patients now have access to products like SalivaMAX that actually work, all from the comfort of their homes."
"The TeleDentists are delighted to team up with Forward Science and the product SalivaMAX," said Dr. Maria Kunstadter, DDS and founder of The TeleDentists. "Dry mouth (Xerostomia) plagues tens of millions of people across the country. As an FDA-cleared prescription treatment, SalivaMAX will definitely help these patients and the access to our network of 'TeleDentists' will make it that much more effective in getting this treatment to them."
Forward Science is a medical technology company that advances oral healthcare through the screening, diagnosing, and treatment of oral related issues. More information can be found by visiting forwardscience.com.
The TeleDenists offer virtual dental service through a nationwide network of licensed dentists. They utilize a variety of virtual tools, like smartphones, tablets, and laptops to assist in diagnosing remediate and, when necessary, arrange local dental appointments the next business day. For more information, visit theteledentists.com.