Soft tissue diode laser for dentistry applications from AMD Lasers

AMD Lasers' (Indianapolis, IN) Picasso soft tissue diode laser targets the dental industry. Picasso offers a multiple language menu (including English, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and most European languages), U.S. and international power compatibility, and "a lower price point than any other laser available," according to AMD.

Its compact design emphasizes ease of use. It features a touch-screen interface, continuous and pulse modes, eight customizable presets, adjustable aiming beam, and a three-year warranty. Designed for a wide range of endodontic, periodontic and dental surgery procedures, Picasso allows for clean cutting and hemostasis in soft tissue procedures, cuts gum tissue with precision, helps sterilize canals in endodontics, treats periodontal disease, and aids in tooth whitening.

Find out more about Picasso at AMD Lasers' website.

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original press release from AMD Lasers

AMD LASERS(TM) Introduces the Picasso Diode Laser
Picasso is the beginning of the revolutionary line of products to come from AMD LASERS(TM), LLC. Its sleek design, superior features and rock bottom pricing will transform the dental arena for years to come.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN UNITED STATES

A BREAKTHROUGH IN LASER TECHNOLOGY - A BREAKTHROUGH IN AFFORDABILITY

INDIANAPOLIS, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- AMD LASERS(TM), the company that builds the world's most affordable dental laser technology, today announces the launch of the Picasso soft tissue diode laser to the U.S. dental industry. With its sleek and compact design, ease of use, comprehensive clinical results and a broad spectrum of applications, Picasso sets itself apart as a high-quality laser with distinctive features such as a multiple language menu and a lower price point than any other laser available on the market.

"I am excited to be the first company to give dentists and patients the laser technology they have been waiting for. AMD LASERS is committed to bringing lasers to every dental office and to every operatory around the world. Dental patients need laser technology now more than ever," said Alan Miller, President of AMD LASERS. "Picasso represents a breakthrough in technology and affordability. We are taking a leadership and pioneering role in dental lasers that no other company has - our mission is to place lasers in the hands of dentists and hygienists around the world. Our multi-language laser truly represents our commitment to dentists and patients."

The Picasso is ideal for a wide range of endodontic, periodontic and dental surgery procedures. It allows for clean cutting and hemostasis in a wide range of soft tissue procedures and cuts gum tissue with precision thereby eliminating bleeding at the site and reducing healing time. Picasso is also being used to help sterilize canals in endodontics, treat periodontal disease and aid in tooth whitening. Highlights of the new laser include: a touch screen interface, continuous & pulse modes, eight customizable presets, adjustable aiming beam, U.S. & International power compatibility and a 3-year warranty. As for its multi-language menu, this laser provides multiple options including English, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Korean and Japanese along with most European languages.

The Picasso introduces a new era in laser dentistry by providing an affordable and technologically sound device that every dentist could integrate into their practice. In line with its ongoing mission, AMD LASERS has set the price point low so as many dentists as possible can afford to experience its versatility in treatment care. "We are proud to offer dentists 3 Picassos for less than one of what the other companies charge. As other companies continue to increase their prices we have taken the leadership role in making the technology available for every dental practice," says Mr. Miller.

This laser package includes: a transportation case, three pairs of protective goggles, one fiber and handpiece, foot switch, scribe and stripper, world power adapter as well as a basic training DVD, quick-start guide, manual and 3 year warranty. AMD LASERS received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Picasso soft tissue diode laser on March 20th, 2009.

About AMD LASERS(TM), LLC:
AMD LASERS(TM), LLC is committed to patient care and affordable laser technology allowing for a complete solution to doctors interested in transitioning into becoming a laser practice. The company is located at 7405 Westfield Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46240. For more information, call 866-999-2635 or visit www.amdlasers.com.

Posted by Barbara G. Goode, barbarag@pennwell.com, for BioOptics World.

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