Tag: waterlase

My Journey

I initially investigated incorporating a laser into my practice early in 2008.  I am a periodontist, and as you may or may not know, there is a general lack of laser awareness in the periodontal community.  It is a complex issue that will be addressed separately. I decided to research lasers independently.  I read countless […]

Biolase – YSGG: FDA Clearance Calculus Removal

Dec 9, 2009: http://www.marketwire.com/press-release/BIOLASE-Announces-FDA-510k-Clearance-Its-Waterlase-MD-Laser-Removing-Calculus-Patients-NASDAQ-BLTI-1087883.htm I’m still waiting to see the studies that clearly demonstrate this, because I have tried removing calculus with the YSGG on freshly extracted teeth and it doesn’t come off easily.  Granted, intra-orally with the presence of saliva it might work, but???? ______________________ EXCERPT: BIOLASE Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance of Its Waterlase […]