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Lasers can help restore trust in pediatric oral care
Many kids have missed a dental checkup in the past few years, and the primary reason cited is fear of being exposed to the novel coronavirus. Dr. Samuel Low argues why lasers are one tool you might not think of that can help restore trust in pediatric oral care and get kids back to the clinic.
December 1, 2021
Tips and tricks from a hygienist with 30+ years of experience
October was National Dental Hygiene Month, and while the month is over, it's never too late to share some tricks and tips of the trade. Lynn Atkinson, RDH, lists three peer-to-peer education resources and three technologies that she recommends to hygienists.
November 22, 2021
Biolase posts 46% growth in Q3 revenue
Biolase reported a 46% increase in its 2021 third-quarter revenue.
November 14, 2021
Convergent completes $40M funding round
Convergent Dental recently completed a $40 million series C funding round led by Arboretum Ventures, with participation from existing investors, including Long River Ventures and the Gund Foundation.
October 28, 2021
3 common myths in laser dentistry
How much do you know about laser technology? Dr. Samuel Low responds to three of the most prevailing myths about lasers and shares his insight into why lasers are versatile, economical tools for dental practices.
September 30, 2021
Biolase, Healthy Smiles to hold oral health awareness event
Dental laser company Biolase and Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County are inviting dental professionals to a reception that will be held September 24, 2021, to raise awareness about the importance of improving the oral health of children in the community.
September 16, 2021
Lasers reduce pain after extraction, implant surgeries
Low-level lasers reduced pain following extraction and implant surgeries in a pair of blinded randomized controlled trials published recently in the
Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology
September 13, 2021
Biolase taps Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan as clinical adviser
Biolase has entered into a clinical advisory partnership with endodontist Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan. Buchanan has been lecturing and teaching hands-on endodontic continuing education courses for more than 30 years.
September 1, 2021
Preventing perio disease aids positive mental, physical health
Research has shown a link between periodontal disease and physical and mental health. Dr. Samuel Low examines how dental professionals can help treat and prevent this condition that affects nearly 65 million people in the U.S.
August 25, 2021
Biolase expands board of directors
Biolase has added three new members to its board of directors, including the current executive director of the ADA.
August 16, 2021
Biolase reports revenue growth for Q2
Biolase has reported revenue growth for its second quarter of fiscal 2021.
August 12, 2021
Technology can increase revenue, patient satisfaction
New technology can increase revenue and patient satisfaction. But these investments also come at a cost. Dan Croft outlines five points to consider when determining whether to spend money on new technology.
August 4, 2021
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