LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonendo®, Inc., the developer of a revolutionary technology for the endodontic marketplace, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the second generation of its Multisonic Ultracleaning System for root canal therapy. The system is designed to be a minimally-invasive, disruptive technology that utilizes multiple wavelengths of sound to clean the entire root canal system simultaneously.
The FDA clearance gives Sonendo the right to market the system within the United States. Sonendo plans a limited launch in 2014, noted Bjarne Bergheim, President and Chief Executive Officer.
"Our goal is to transform endodontics by improving the clinical quality and business performance of practices performing root canal therapy, and this FDA clearance has brought Sonendo one step closer to realizing this goal," Bergheim said.
510(k) clearance is released through the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH).
Sonendo, Inc. is a privately-held, venture-backed company developing innovative and disruptive technologies to transform endodontic therapy. In the United States alone, more than 17 million root canal procedures are performed each year. Sonendo aims to improve clinical quality and business economics of current root canal therapy. For more information please visit: www.sonendo.com.
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