Selected 2017

Jan Akervall

  • Current company Akervall Technologies, Inc.
  • Industry Consumer Retail: Health & Wellness

Jan Akervall, MD, Ph.D., founder and President of Akervall Technologies Inc. has been ranked top 1% ENT surgeons in the USA since 2014 by Castle Connolly. He has pioneered transoral laser and robotic surgery for head and neck cancer in Sweden and Michigan for the last 15 years. He developed Intuguard™ to protect the teeth of his patients during these procedures, where heavy equipment is used to access the throat. He has performed 1,500 endoscopic procedures using the Intuguard technology and has yet to see the first dental injury. He soon discovered that the same material made an excellent mouthguard for use in sports when his daughter began playing field hockey. He began making mouthguards for the team and decided the demand was great enough to introduce this new polymer into the sports market, now called the SISU™ Mouthguard.

About Akervall Technologies

Named one of Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies in the US, Akervall Technologies Inc. (ATI) manufacturers ultra thin, impression-less, custom fit, remoldable mouthguards.  SISU® Mouthguard, SOVA® Night Guard and Intuguard® allow users to talk and drink in the sports, dentistry, military and hospital markets.  Committed to the cutting-edge of dental protection technology, ATI mouthguards are made of a non-compressible thermoplastic polymer that is 30% stronger than conventional mouthguards. All guards are FDA approved, BPA, phthalate, PVC, and latex free.  Learn more:

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