Syneron Dental Lasers Establishes Collaboration with Prof. Dr. Jean-Paul Rocca, Dental Faculty, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis
Scientific cooperation will incorporate LiteTouch™ and Laser-in-the-Handpiece™ technologies as part of EMDOLA multicentric Erbium: YAG dental laser systems clinical research
January 10, 2012 – Yokneam, Israel – Syneron Dental Lasers, the world's leading provider of innovative dental laser technologies and the inventor of the LiteTouch™ and Laser-in-the-Handpiece™ technologies announced today that it is collaborating on research projects with Prof. Dr. Jean-Paul Rocca, the Scientific Director of the DUOLA (University Diploma) and EMDOLA (European Master Degree in Oral Laser Applications) at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France and University Hospital of Nice.
A full-time professor at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis and Head of the Clinical Research Unit at the University Hospital, Prof. Rocca has earned two PhDs – Dentistry (option: Endodontics) and Human Biology (option: Bacteriology).
As the current President of the WFLD (World Federation of Laser Dentistry), and former Chairman of the WFLD-European Division, Prof. Rocca continues to promote the dissemination of new research from the world’s key opinion leaders in oral laser applications, as well as advancing standards of laser dentistry technology and opening the organization to the next generation of young clinicians and researchers. Professor Rocca is a renowned expert in Erbium YAG laser systems in dentistry and has published numerous research reports. He is dedicated to the promotion of oral laser therapy across the globe.
"We are very proud to have entered into this collaboration with Prof. Rocca at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis – it is a wonderful opportunity for Syneron Dental Lasers," said Ira Prigat, Syneron Dental’s President & CEO, "Our core strategic drivers of the collaboration follows after a number of cross-cultural scientific cooperation with the leading educational and research institutions across the world for oral laser applications.” “This is a firm testament to the huge effort and dedication to fostering advanced research in the field of Er: YAG laser dentistry for the next generation of practitioners – which is of paramount importance to the company.” “By incorporating LiteTouch™ and the Laser-in-the-Handpiece™ technologies within EMDOLA’s research program in Nice, I am convinced we will progress groundbreaking laser dentistry research more rapidly from the lab to the clinic.”
Prof. Rocca commented, "I am very pleased to begin this collaboration with Syneron Dental Lasers, which will help achieve our goals for the participants of our EMDOLA program at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis. We believe that with the addition of LiteTouch™ and Laser-in-the-Handpiece™ technologies, we can further stimulate and significantly expand the scope of Erbium: YAG laser research. In this way, our graduates will be able to gather reliable information and experience before applying new high technology clinical applications and approaches in oral laser therapy at their clinics.”
LiteTouch™ is the world's smallest versatile Erbium YAG dental laser for both hard and soft tissue dental treatments. The unique “Laser-in-Handpiece™” incorporated in the LiteTouch™ - a fiber-free laser delivery mechanism, which mimics the feel of the turbine drill, but has all the benefits of the laser. The laser energy is swiftly delivered to the tissue, providing supreme cutting power and precise incisions for hard tissue and bone. With the LiteTouch™, dentists achieve better clinical results and their patients benefit from an overall improved experience and shorter healing time.
Syneron Dental Lasers is already collaborating with a number of laser dentistry key opinion leaders and conducting scientific cooperation with the Medical University of Vienna, the University of Barcelona, the University of Plovdiv Bulgaria, and the University of Geneva, among others.
About Syneron Dental Lasers
Syneron Dental Lasers (Light Instruments Ltd.) is the world's leading provider of next generation dental laser technology for hard and soft tissue treatments. In 2007, Syneron Dental Lasers introduced its revolutionary and innovative Laser-in-the-Handpiece™ technology as part of its flagship LiteTouch™ product, the world’s most versatile non-fiber, Er:YAG dental laser device. The Laser-in-the-Handpiece™ innovation has played a pivotal role in transforming the way practitioners perform dental treatments today. Just as the mobile phone freed the world from wires, so has the LiteTouch™ freed dentists from the use of traditional tools as well as bulky, optic fibers making laser dentistry completely portable.
Since 2008 Syneron Dental Lasers has achieved significant market share, selling its flagship product in countries across the world.
With its strong ties and mutual cooperation with global partners and a closely-knit distributor network, the company is set to become the leading technology provider of dental laser technology. The company is strategically positioned to continue expanding its distributor network in new markets, affiliations with academic institutions and luminaries, assisting practitioners across the globe to incorporate and utilize laser dentistry at their clinics with hands-on training and marketing education, and ultimately providing the best dentistry services to their patients.
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