Dental Optimizer app tools

July 22, 2010
Application lets Apple iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users get a better handle on their oral  health.

PORTLAND, Oregon--As health-care costs continue to soar, more and more Americans are stepping up to actively manage their health.

They are hunting down information, storing it, using it – and doing it all on the go. To help, Dental Optimizer has announced the launch of a free dental treatment application that lets Apple iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users get a better handle on their oral health.

The dental treatment application, available from the Apple iTunes App store, builds on the popularity of, a free application designed to help patients:

• Understand what they can do to prevent dental disease
• Learn the latest about what dental treatments are the most effective
• Enjoy less time in the dentist’s chair
• Lower out-of-pocket costs

This new dental treatment application also gives users an option to rate their dentists or to review ratings by other patients.

“We launched the dental treatment iPhone application in response to our customers’ needs,” said Robert Gootee, president and CEO of ODS, the Oregon-based parent company of Dental Optimizer. “Our users live in a mobile world, and we want to expand their ability to manage their care regardless of their location.”

Aded Dr. William Ten Pas, DMD, former president of the American Dental Association who is now a senior executive at ODS: “A healthy mouth is vital to maintaining overall health. This new dental treatment application enables consumers to have easier access to care and allows them to make better informed decisions about their health.”

Acording to Rachel Picado, president of Dental Optimizer: “We are excited to be able to give iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users increased access to one of the most comprehensive and informative resources on oral health. Our users will now be able to use our dental treatment tools as questions arise without having to wait until they get back home to their computers.”

The Dental Optimizer dental treatment tools are available from the App store on iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. Consumers can also learn more about the web version of Dental Optimizer at

To read more about rating dentists, go to rating dentists.

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