|By Marketwired .||
|August 27, 2014 08:35 AM EDT||
CORAL SPRINGS, FL--(Marketwired - August 27, 2014) - Union Dental Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UDHI) www.uniondental.com/ir -- a provider of multi-state dental services for union members as well as two Joint Venture arrangements with Drinkable Air, Inc, announced today with Drinkable Air the Nationally Certified Water Tests Lab of the Green Ozonator.
The tests were originally established to mirror the procedures prepared for use in a dental operatory and the water was going to be tested every hour. Dr. Green decided that it would be more beneficial to have the testing parameters more difficult than a dental operatory setting making the results attract the attention of academic partners as well as the Dental and Regulatory agencies.
While we will distribute these tests results to generate additional interest in our product, the Company will continue additional testing at the Micro Biology Dept at a Florida University. The conditions for these tests will mirror those found in a dental operatory. This will give the ADA another comparable analysis of data from an unbiased third party. Having a third party from a Florida University certify our findings will also go a long way in Tallahassee with the Florida Health Department.
The test used tap water and the Green Ozonator was set up in the testing area of Drinkable Air's factory. The temperatures during testing were in excess of 90 degrees, far exceeding the conditions of a dental operatory. Instead of purifying the water on an hourly basis, Dr. Green requested only 4 treatments from the Green Ozonator in an 8 hour period (half of the recommended use in an operatory).
Even under these harsher conditions, The Green Ozonator reduced the Bacterial Colony Count (BCC) on average of 64%. These excellent results were obtained knowing that the half-life of ozone in water decreases at higher temperatures. At 85° F the half-life of ozone in water is only 12 minutes. The tap water only had ozone in it for 12 minutes over a 2 hour period yet still decreased the BCC count 64%. For a copy of the results, please contact Union Dental.
Dr. Green stated, "I wanted the conditions to be the harshest environment to test the abilities of our product. Now that I am armed with these test results, I can facilitate and move forward in the next steps in relationships I have established with Academia, the ADA, and the Health Department in Tallahassee. I look forward to providing additional updates as these meetings and negotiations materialize."
Steve Kairis, President and CEO of Drinkable Air, Inc. published the results to Dr. Green after receiving the Certified Results from Spectrum Labs. He believes the Green Ozonator goes far past the dental market. "While Drinkable Air and Union Dental knew the applications of ozonated water for the dental lines, the recent articles discussing the deaths of 4 patients in a hospital in South Carolina that was a result of tap water shows the benefits of our product in the medical field. I am excited to work with Dr. Green in facilitating and developing this huge market potential."
About Union Dental Holdings, Inc.
Union Dental Holdings manages a 22 operatory full service dental practice in Coral Springs, Florida. It is the exclusive supplier of Drinkable Air's patented ozone atmospheric water generators for the US dental industry and is a leading innovator for bringing bacteria free water into the dental operatory settings. Union Dental operates two wholly owned subsidiaries, Direct Dental Services and Union Dental Corp. Direct Dental Services provides dentists with "areas of exclusivity" to participate with various unions including the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), United Association of Plumbers and Pipe Fitters (UA) and The Association of Flight Attendants - Communications Workers of America (AFA-CWA). Direct Dental Services receives annual management fees from the dentists in exchange for practicing in these "areas of exclusivity" where CWA and IBEW members use the dentists' services.
About Drinkable-Air, Inc.
Drinkable Air, Inc. (a Florida corporation) ("DA") offers to the U.S. and international markets atmospheric water generators ("AWG") that enable people to enjoy pure, 99.9% clean water. The water supply is obtained from the humidity in the air and condensed, processed and purified through a patented process. Drinkable Air's Chameleon line of AWG's is a cost-effective and environmentally friendly solution to the world's ever-growing need for pure, clean drinking water. The Company's proprietary EnviroGuard System eliminates bacteria and purifies the water with an ozone process which oxygenates the water. This process keeps the water pure, fresh and great tasting at all times. Drinkable Air and Union Dental recently filed for patents for a new product designed to use Drinkable Air's technology specifically for dental operatory systems.
The market opportunity is vast and includes utilization in: Residential, Businesses, Commercial, , Marina's, Municipalities, Industrial, Government, Humanitarian Relief and Developing Countries. The capacity of this technology to generate drinking water from air will create a point of differentiation that will serve all the indicated markets above.
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