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Biolase Sells 20,000th Laser

Photonics.com
Oct 2012
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2012 — Dental laser manufacturer Biolase Inc. reached an important milestone with the sale of its 20,000th laser system, the company said recently.

“We look forward to continued growth and market leadership driven by progressively expanding adoption of our WaterLase systems,” said Federico Pignatelli, chairman and CEO.

The WaterLase uses a patented YSGG (yttrium-scandium-gallium-garnet) laser wavelength and proprietary water/air spray to cut, etch and shape target tissues without contact, heat, vibration or pressure.

For more information, visit: www.biolase.com


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