June 07, 2013 08:30 ET

BIOLASE Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders

All Four Directors Re-Elected With More Than 98% Percent Voted at the Meeting

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 7, 2013) - BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of dental lasers, announced today that it held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Thursday, June 6, at the Company's corporate headquarters in Irvine, CA, as scheduled. A quorum representing approximately 80 percent of stockholders was present in person or by proxy, and all proposals submitted were approved.

The four directors elected with more than 98 percent of shares voted at the meeting to serve until the next annual meeting are Chairman and CEO Federico Pignatelli; Alexander K. Arrow, M.D., most recently Chief Medical and Strategic Officer of Circuit Therapeutics, Inc., Gregory E. Lichtwardt, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, and CFO of Conceptus, Inc.; and Norman J. Nemoy, M.D., a partner of Tower Urology Medical Group.

About BIOLASE, Inc.
BIOLASE, Inc. is a biomedical company that develops, manufactures, and markets innovative lasers in dentistry and medicine and also markets and distributes high-end 2D and 3D digital imaging equipment and CAD/CAM intraoral scanners; products that are focused on technologies that advance the practice of dentistry and medicine. The Company's proprietary laser products incorporate over 350 patented and patent-pending technologies designed to provide biologically clinically superior performance with less pain and faster recovery times. Its imaginative products provide cutting-edge technology at competitive prices to deliver the best results for dentists and patients. BIOLASE's principal products are revolutionary dental laser systems that perform a broad range of dental procedures, including cosmetic and complex surgical applications, and a full line of dental imaging equipment. BIOLASE® has sold more than 22,500 lasers. Other laser products under development address ophthalmology and other medical and consumer markets.

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