As dentists strive to create the perfect smile, they are often compromised by the technology they use in their practice.
Respected leaders from the dental profession and dental equipment manufacturers have sought to identify the most practical and least invasive technology available to deliver restorative and preventive care.
Today, thanks to continuing efforts by these industry leaders, we have seen the introduction of many new devices that have advanced the dentist’s ability to perform at the highest standards.
The BIOLASE iLase represents the latest solid state diode laser technology available for soft tissue modification and preventative care.
Unlike typical portable lasers that require a foot pedal and cords, iLase™ is completely self-contained in a single, integrated handpiece. All the power and control is concentrated in your hand for uniquely personal performance. Dentists and hygienists will experience unrestricted,focused laser productivity like never before.
Versatility at the touch of a finger.
The key to the intuitive operation of the iLase™ is its exclusive, wraparound finger switch. Far more than a simple button, the switch is over an inch long and can be operated with light pressure anywhere along its circumference. The ability to engage the switch from different positions on the iLase™ allows maximum comfort and working efficiency, whether performing procedures in the anterior or posterior of the mouth.
The iLase™ also features “standby” and “ready mode” functions that guard against unintentional delivery of laser energy.
Presets that perform.
The iLase™ is the ideal tool for performing a comprehensive set of 24 soft-tissue and hygiene procedures. For optimum efficiency, recommended values for power and pulse mode are factory installed for 10 common soft tissue procedures:
Gingival troughing for crown impressions, gingivectomies, treatment of perio pockets, sulcular debridement, frenectomies, excisions, aphthous ulcers, hemostasis, exposure of unerupted teeth, implant recovery, and crown lengthening.
Additionally, the iLase™ features two extra custom presets that can be easily set by the clinician. And for even more personalized performance, all factory installed preset values can be changed, saved, and later restored.
The iLase™ single-use tips are bendable for maximum access to all areas of the mouth. Tips are available in a variety of lengths and diameters to provide the best clinical results for the procedure being performed, without changing fibers.
The iLase™ features Biolase’s unique ComfortPulse™ mode of operation. It allows the clinician to deliver laser energy in very short pulses. The result is reduced patient discomfort and a reduced need for anesthetic.
The precise ergonomics of the iLase™ handpiece also reduce fatigue for clinicians. The entire iLase™ handpiece, with battery and shroud attached, weighs less than 100 g. Locating the center of gravity at the point where the user’s thumb and index finger meet greatly reduces the arm, wrist, and hand force required to operate the iLase™ throughout the day.
Power that lasts.
The iLase™ delivers 5 Watts of peak laser power, and up to 3 Watts of continuous laser power. All without cords, outlets or foot pedals. Which makes its battery life all the more impressive. Longer procedures, such as sulcular debridement, can be completed with a single fully charged battery. For shorter procedures, such as single tooth troughing for crown preparation, a fully charged battery can last for several patients or procedures.
The iLase™ charging station recharges up to four iLase™ batteries simultaneously, and batteries can be recharged whether or not they are connected to the handpiece.