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Biolase to offer research grants
Lake Forest, CA-based dental laser developer Biolase launched an open call for research proposals via its research grant portal.
October 5, 2022
1 round of laser therapy may reduce 3rd-molar surgery pain
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
October 3, 2022
Biolase to produce docuseries on history of dentistry
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.
September 21, 2022
3 benefits of lasers for the modern dental practice
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.
August 22, 2022
Save Your Tooth Month Q&A with Dr. Samuel Low
May is Save Your Tooth Month, which serves as an annual reminder about the importance of keeping teeth and gums healthy. To mark the occasion, Dr. Samuel Low, a periodontology expert and chief dental officer of Biolase, answered questions about helping dental patients keep their teeth.
May 12, 2022
The impact of the pandemic on dentistry
It's been two years since dental practices closed their doors to elective care. Dr. Samuel B. Low reflects on how practice and patient communication have changed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and practice shutdowns.
March 16, 2022
Ultradent expands Gemini laser family
Dental material manufacturer Ultradent Products unveiled its Gemini Evo diode laser.
March 1, 2022
Lasers are a hot topic: Biolase CEO discusses why
CHICAGO - Lasers aren't new, but they're nonetheless a hot topic right now in dentistry. What's accounting for the sudden interest? The COVID-19 pandemic, said Biolase CEO John Beaver during a video interview at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
February 27, 2022
Gum disease is serious: Why don't we talk about it that way?
Gum disease is a serious condition that can have severe implications for oral and overall health. So why don't dental professionals talk about it that way? In a video timed for Gum Disease Awareness Month, Dr. Samuel Low explains why the dental industry should up the rhetoric about gum disease.
February 17, 2022
Cuspies winners highlight link between oral, overall health
is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Cuspies awards. Many of the people, products, and events that took home a trophy address the relationship between oral and overall health -- a connection that is looking increasingly important over time.
February 14, 2022
Biolase, BMW continue with dental laser promotion
Biolase will continue collaborating with BMW Performance Center West to offer dentists experience with the Waterlase dental laser and BMW vehicles.
January 20, 2022
Meet the Cuspies 2021 finalists
Who made it to the final round in this year's edition of the Cuspies? We are very excited to announce the people, products, and events that our readers selected as finalists in this year's event to recognize excellence in dentistry.
January 19, 2022
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