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Fotona launches ST PRO Lightwalker dental laser

By Dental Tribune America
February 09, 2016

DALLAS, Texas, USA: Fotona, based in the U.S. and Europe, will launch its new ST PRO Lightwalker dental laser at the upcoming 151st Midwinter Meeting of the Chicago Dental Society. According to the company, the ST PRO is a full-featured, hard- and soft-tissue dental laser with many of the features of the award-winning Lightwalker ATS.

Fotona will be showcasing the new laser at its booth, No. 4815, at the meeting in Chicago, which is Feb. 25 to 27, and at future dental meetings.

In a press release, the company said that at an introductory price of $49,900, the ST PRO will be very attractive to many dentists who might be hesitating to incorporate lasers into their practices because of the cost of higher-priced and less advanced systems.

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The ST PRO is an ultra fast Er:YAG dental laser capable of removing cavities without the need for shots and local anesthetic, especially for children, in most cases, according to the company. The ST PRO also performs the patented and widely researched and acclaimed PIPS laser root canals, a wide range of atraumatic bone procedures and non-invasive, blood and suture free soft tissue procedures.

According to the company, the ST PRO includes features not available in competing systems, including:

  • Powerful 12 watts of Er:YAG energy for ultra fast cutting.
  • Large, user-friendly touch screen with a wide range of easy-to-use presets.
  • The highly reliable, ergonomic and efficient Optoflex delivery system.
  • High-visibility green aiming beam.
  • Built-in air supply, eliminating the need for external air connections/supplies.
  • Optional Quantum Square Pulse (QSP) and SMOOTH mode for advanced clinical procedures, such as the non-invasive Nightlase snoring treatment.

About Fotona

Fotona (www.fotona.com) has sold more than 25,000 lasers around the world, with direct sales in the U.S, and distribution in over 60 countries. Fotona produces award-winning lasers in dentistry, aesthetics, dermatology, gynecology and other medical fields.

According to the company, Fotona has one of the most highly educated workforces in the industry, with an exceptionally high number of PhDs specializing in laser and medical technology. Strong R&D capabilities have always been a key competitive advantage of the company, resulting in many patented solutions, including the Optoflex articulated arm, QSP (Quantum Square Pulse) and VSP (Variable Square Pulse) technologies, Fotona SMOOTH mode, Vacuum Cell technology, and many more.

(Source: PRNewswire)

 

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