HOYA ConBio and LVI Global

Oct. 19, 2010
VersaWave and DioDent Micro 980 lasers featured in post-graduate dental training facility.

FREMONT, California--HOYA ConBio, a leader in dental and esthetic lasers, has announced an extension of a sponsorship agreement with the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies.

The agreement ensures that VersaWave and DioDent Micro 980 lasers will continue to be featured at LVI's advanced teaching facilities through 2013.

"We understand the importance of hands-on education in laser dentistry and recognize LVI's leadership in providing comprehensive training to improve clinical outcomes and patient experience," said Timothy S. Gehlmann, president & CEO, HOYA ConBio. "This three-year extension of our sponsorship reinforces our mutual support for the future of laser dentistry."

VersaWave and DioDent Micro 980 lasers are featured at LVI's 62,000 square-foot headquarters, a comprehensive post-doctoral dental educational facility. The clinic features two, 10-operatory teaching clinics, a 60-bench hands-on workshop, and six lecture halls.

The curriculum includes courses on restorative, occlusal and esthetic dentistry, orthodontics, implants, endodontic procedures, sleep apnea, laboratory and practice management. HOYA ConBio lasers are also featured at LVI Global, Australia.

"Lasers are revolutionizing the science and practice of dentistry as well as the quality of treatment offered to patients," said Dr. William G. Dickerson, founder and CEO, LVI Global. "We are proud to have HOYA ConBio as a partner in our curriculum, and know it shares our belief that advanced dentistry training is the ultimate practice enhancement tool for contemporary dental practitioners."

The VersaWave Erbium hard-tissue laser is used for instruction in soft-tissue smile design, smile lift procedures, frenectomies and hard tissue application in closed flap, open flap, and pre-prosthetic surgical procedures.

The DioDent Micro 980 is a next-generation diode laser for use in a variety of procedures, including excisional and incisional biopsies, fibroma removal, gingivectomy, gingivoplasty, oral papillectomies, and sulcular debridement.

For more information, call (800) 532-1064 or visit www.conbio.com.

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