BIOLASE Engages Piper Jaffray & Co. as Financial Advisor

BIOLASE Engages Piper Jaffray & Co. as Financial Advisor 
IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/11/13 --  BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ:
BIOL), the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of dental
lasers, and a pioneer in laser surgery in other medical specialties,
today announced that its Board of Directors ("Board") has engaged
Piper Jaffray & Co. ("Piper Jaffray") to act as the Company's
exclusive financial advisor in the evaluation of strategic
alternatives. Pursuant to the agreement, Piper Jaffray will assist
the Board in considering a wide range of strategic options.  
"Piper Jaffray is a leading full-service investment bank and has an
in-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry," said Federico
Pignatelli, Chairman and CEO. "We are very pleased to engage them as
our financial advisor." 
About BIOLASE, Inc.
 BIOLASE, Inc. is a biomedical company that
develops, manufactures, and markets innovative lasers in dentistry
and medicine and also markets and distributes high-end 2D and 3D
digital imaging equipment and CAD/CAM intraoral scanners and
in-office milling machines; products that are focused on technologies
that advance the practice of dentistry and medicine. The Company's
proprietary laser products incorporate approximately 300 patented and
patent-pending technologies designed to provide biologically
clinically superior performance with less pain and faster recovery
times. Its innovative products provide cutting-edge technology at
competitive prices to deliver the best results for dentists and
patients. BIOLASE's principal products are revolutionary dental laser
systems that perform a broad range of dental procedures, including
cosmetic and complex surgical applications, and a full line of dental
imaging equipment. BIOLASE has sold more than 24,000 lasers. Other
laser products under development address ophthalmology and other
medical and consumer markets. 
For updates and information on WaterLase and laser dentistry, find
BIOLASE online at, Facebook at, Twitter at,
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BIOLASE(R) and WaterLase(R) are registered trademarks of BIOLASE,
For further information, please contact: 
Michael Porter
Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc. 
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