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  • Biolase Awarded Laser Diode Patent
Apr 2010
IRVINE, Calif., April 15, 2010 — Dental laser company Biolase Technology Inc. announced it was awarded a new patent based on its patent application that was filed in 2007 for technology utilized in its ezlase and iLase diode lasers.

The patent, US Patent number 7,695,469 B2, contains 20 separate claims. It describes some of the technology found in the ezlase and also contains drawings of two additional battery-powered, standalone lasers that were developed at the time of filing.

An earlier concept of what became the iLase, one of the lasers is completely wireless and it illustrates the display, controls, laser and batteries, all include as part of a single cylindrical handpiece.

Today’s iLase incorporates a unique patent-pending 360-degree control switch right on the handpiece to eliminate the need for a footswitch, said the company.

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