June 06, 2013 12:07 ET

BIOLASE, Inc. Responds to Shareholder Inquiries

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 6, 2013) -  BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of dental lasers, announced today that its Board of Directors has issued the following statement in response to inquiries from a significant number of shareholders:

There is absolutely no truth to rumors that Federico Pignatelli, Chairman and CEO, would resign from the Board or the Company. Mr. Pignatelli is and will remain Chairman and CEO, as he was elected in August, 2010. He is fully engaged in all aspects of the Company's business, as he will continue to be. 

Mr. Pignatelli stated, "I am fully committed to Biolase now and for the future."

About BIOLASE, Inc.
BIOLASE, Inc. is a biomedical company that develops, manufactures, and markets 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 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 imaging products provide cutting-edge technology at competitive prices to deliver the best results for dentists and patients. BIOLASE's principal products are 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 products under development address ophthalmology and other medical and consumer markets.

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BIOLASE® and WaterLase® are registered trademarks of BIOLASE, Inc.

Contact Information

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    Michael Porter
    Porter, LeVay & Rose, Inc.