FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., May 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the world leader in dental lasers, teamed up with Healthy Smiles For Kids of Orange County (Healthy Smiles) to deliver a pediatric dental laser training course on May 8. The training focused on the use of Waterlase dental lasers for a variety of common pediatric dental procedures and was held at the BIOLASE Learning Center in Foothill Ranch, California.
“As the world moves forward after the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to see a steady increase in patients returning to the dental chair,” said John Beaver, President and CEO of BIOLASE. “We thought now would be the perfect time to offer this training to the Healthy Smiles team as they welcome both new and returning patients. We are also delighted to equip new members of the Healthy Smiles team who are since our previous training sessions. so they can join the community of pediatric dentists who provide patients with a more pain-free and positive dental experience. ”
Participants received training on laser safety, laser tissue interactions, restorative dentistry with minimal anesthesia, and pediatric procedures, including frenectomies for tongue-tied patients.
“We are delighted to have found a true ally in BIOLASE in our mission to improve oral health in disadvantaged communities,” said Ria Berger, Healthy Smiles Chief Executive Officer. “Our long-standing partnership has resulted in a multitude of educational training, arming suppliers with modern tools and techniques that we have also been able to implement to better meet the needs of our patients. It has also helped to bring patients and dentists together for a better understanding of oral health solutions, ultimately resulting in a gentler experience for the thousands of children and families we serve each year. “
The training follows the recently launched Waterlase Pediatric Dental Academy (WPDA), for Waterlase pediatric dentists. The Academy provides an immersive training experience through peer-led learning, best practice sharing and ongoing mentorship to ensure optimal integration of Waterlase technology into clinical practices. Learn more about the Waterlase Pediatric Dental Academy at biolase.com/wpda.
About BIOLASE, Inc.
BIOLASE is a medical device company that develops, manufactures, markets and sells laser systems for dentistry and medicine. BIOLASE products promote the practice of dentistry and medicine for patients and healthcare professionals. BIOLASE’s proprietary laser products contain approximately 271 patented and 40 patented technologies designed to deliver superior biologically and clinically performance with less pain and faster recovery times. BIOLASE’s innovative products offer advanced technology at competitive prices to deliver superior results for dentists and patients. BIOLASE’s main products are revolutionary dental laser systems that perform a wide variety of dental procedures, including cosmetic and complex surgical applications. BIOLASE has sold more than 41,200 laser systems in more than 80 countries around the world to date. Laser products in development target the BIOLASE core dental market and other adjacent medical and consumer applications.
About Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County (Healthy Smiles)
Healthy Smiles has been at the forefront of innovation for over 18 years to address the pediatric dental epidemic affecting Southern California. As a community-based nonprofit, Healthy Smiles is committed to improving the oral health of Orange County’s most vulnerable children – the very youngest, those with special care needs, and those with government dental insurance. Since 2003, Healthy Smiles has helped approximately 1 million children and their families by offering collaborative programs that focus on prevention, advocacy, outreach, education, and access to treatment. Through its partnerships with the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) and the University of Southern California (USC) Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, Healthy Smiles ensures that disadvantaged children receive the highest quality care they deserve to receive a live a happy and healthy life.
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