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Patent suit between Sonendo's PIPStek, Biolase heats up
January 26, 2023 -- PIPStek, a subsidiary of Sonendo, developer of the GentleWave root canal disinfection system, filed a lawsuit against Biolase claiming that Biolase's laser violates two of its patents. Biolase calls the claims against its Waterlase laser "meritless." Read More
Biolase expects to gross $9.75M from public offering
January 10, 2023 -- Dental laser developer Biolase announced that it stands to gross about $9.75 million from an underwritten public offering of common stock with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read More
As 2023 approaches, Dr. Low talks workforce shortage, more
November 30, 2022 -- U.S. dentists continue to deal with a workforce shortage, inflation, and growing fears of recession. As they continue to balance it all, Dr. Samuel Low spoke to DrBicuspid.com at the 2022 Greater New York Dental Meeting about what dentists can do to survive in 2023. Read More
ALD to host in-person conference in 2023
November 4, 2022 -- The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) is hosting its first in-person annual conference and exhibition in more than two years. ALD 2023 will take place April 21-22 in Dallas. Read More
Lynn Atkinson's favorite hygiene products at SmileCon
October 26, 2022 -- Lynn Atkinson, RDH, isn't just a dental speaker and educator -- she's also a practicing hygienist. Atkinson walked the Dental Central exhibit hall at the ADA SmileCon meeting in Houston to show us some of the dental products she regularly uses and recommends to her patients. Read More
Dr. Low dishes on lasers, crown lengthening, and more
October 13, 2022 -- HOUSTON - Dr. Samuel Low spoke to DrBicuspid.com Editor-in-Chief Theresa Pablos about lasers for the treatment of periodontal conditions and crown lengthening, the topics of his two sold-out presentations at the 2022 ADA SmileCon meeting in Houston. Read More
Biolase to offer research grants
October 6, 2022 -- Lake Forest, CA-based dental laser developer Biolase launched an open call for research proposals via its research grant portal. Read More
1 round of laser therapy may reduce 3rd-molar surgery pain
October 4, 2022 -- Administering an extraoral low-level diode laser for one session of irradiation following wisdom tooth surgery may decrease patient pain, according to the results of a clinical trial recently published in BMC Oral Health. Read More
Biolase to produce docuseries on history of dentistry
September 22, 2022 -- Dental laser system developer Biolase has contracted with a film company to produce a docuseries called "Talk Dental to Me" about the history of dentistry, including the evolution of lasers. Read More
3 benefits of lasers for the modern dental practice
August 23, 2022 -- Dental lasers can significantly reduce the time it takes to complete a root canal procedure and other treatments compared to traditional high- and slow-speed handpieces. Dr. Ben Curtis shares three benefits of lasers and how he's incorporated them into his dental practice. Read More
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Study finds SDF safe and effective on kids' teeth
Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) was found to be safe and 100% effective in stopping active caries in primary teeth of at-risk children and was also well-accepted by their parents in a new study, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Read more.
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