BIOLASE(R) Reaches the Mark of 25,000 Lasers Sold in Dentistry
IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/24/14 -- BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ:
BIOL), the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of dental
lasers, including the Company's proprietary WaterLase(R), and a
pioneer in laser surgery in other medical specialties, as well as a
distributor of digital radiography and GalaxyBioMill(TM) CAD/CAM
systems for dentistry, today announced that it sold its 25,000th
laser into the dental market last week.
Federico Pignatelli, Chairman and CEO, stated, "We are naturally very
proud of this substantial milestone, one that it appears no other
medical laser company has achieved in dentistry, or any other medical
field, over the past 15 years. This is a clear proxy of how BIOLASE
is advancing the penetration of lasers into the dental market with
its best-in-class technologies, including its revolutionary WaterLase
and diode lasers."
Since receiving clearance for its revolutionary WaterLase technology
from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration in October 1998, BIOLASE has
sold over 10,000 WaterLase and 15,000 diode lasers.
"BIOLASE has significantly expanded its product offerings in the past
year to become the only Total Technology Solution(TM) provider in
dentistry. We currently offer several variations of our flagship
WaterLase system, including the revolutionary iPlus(TM), the
WaterLase MDX(TM), and the MD Turbo(TM); two soft-tissue diode
lasers, including the EPIC(TM) and iLase(TM); a number of NewTom(TM)
2-D and 3-D CBCT digital radiography products; several versions of
Trios(R) intra-oral scanners; our newly introduced GALAXY BioMill
chair-side milling machine; and a number of Stratasys(R) Design
Series 3-D printers. To my knowledge, no other company currently
offers such a comprehensive suite of high-tech products for
dentistry," concluded Pignatelli.
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, CAD/CAM intraoral scanners, and in-office
milling machines and 3D printers; 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 24,800
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 www.biolase.com, Facebook at
www.facebook.com/biolase, Twitter at www.twitter.com/biolaseinc,
Pinterest at www.pinterest.com/biolase, LinkedIn at
www.linkedin.com/company/biolase, Google+ at
www.google.com/+BIOLASEIrvine, Instagram at
www.instagram.com/biolaseinc and YouTube at
BIOLASE(R), WaterLase(R), iPlus(TM), MDX(TM), MD Turbo(TM), EPIC(TM),
iLase(TM), GALAXY BioMill(TM), and Total Technology Solution(TM) are
registered trademarks or trademarks of BIOLASE, Inc.
Trios(R) is a registered trademark of 3Shape A/S LLC; NewTom(TM) is a
trademark of QR S.r.l. Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Cefla Capital Services, S.p.A.; and Stratysus(R) is a registered
trademark of Stratasys, Inc.
For further information, please contact:
Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc.
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