HOYA ConBio Lasers to be Exclusively Featured in Leading Dental Education
Curriculum Through 2009
FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- HOYA ConBio(TM), a global leader in dental and aesthetic lasers, today announced an extended alliance with The Hornbrook Group, an internationally recognized dental education company, in which VersaWave(TM) and DioDent(TM) Micro 980 lasers will be the exclusive hard-tissue and soft-tissue lasers used in the ongoing curriculum. The educational partnership will place HOYA lasers in front of 350 dentists annually who participate in continuing education programs for aesthetic and functional dentistry.
"We are excited to broaden our relationship with The Hornbrook Group as we work together to offer the best live-patient, hands-on education experience for the dental community," said Timothy S. Gehlmann, President & CEO, HOYA ConBio. "This effort is part of our overall corporate strategy to partner with leading continuing education institutions that understand the importance of superior clinical dentistry and have the ability to transition that knowledge to clinical profitability."
Based on the new agreement, HOYA ConBio lasers will be a staple at all Hornbrook Group courses through 2009 at their Center for Advanced Clinical Education in Chicago. The educational partnership also includes a sponsorship of a Corporate Workshop at the 2008 American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Meeting in New Orleans, May 6 - 9th, where the Hornbrook Group's faculty will lead hands-on instruction to communicate the latest advances of lasers in dentistry.
"We continue to be impressed with the superior technology and reliable operation of HOYA ConBio lasers and consider them best-in-market products for cosmetic and restorative dentistry," said Dr. David Hornbrook, Executive Director of The Hornbrook Group. "HOYA lasers were selected as exclusive equipment in our instructional programs due to their superb engineering and market leadership. We're proud to feature the VersaWave erbium and, now, the DioDent Micro 980 diode laser and look forward to using the cutting-edge technology for advanced training in the increasingly important role of lasers in dentistry."
The VersaWave Erbium hard-tissue laser is used for state-of-the-art instruction in soft tissue smile design, smile lift procedures, frenectomies and hard tissue application in closed flap, open flap and pre-prosthetic surgical procedures. The DioDent Micro 980 is a next-generation diode laser for use in a wide variety of procedures, including excisional and incisional biopsies, fibroma removal, gingivectomy, gingivoplasty, oral papillectomies and sulcular debridement.
About HOYA ConBio: A U.S.-based laser manufacturer, HOYA ConBio designs, manufactures and markets sophisticated laser systems used in dental and aesthetic medical practices worldwide, widely recognized by practitioners as "The World's Most Reliable Lasers(TM)." The company's innovative technologies are highly versatile and clinically effective, and offer rapid return on investment. Headquartered in Fremont, CA, HOYA ConBio maintains a worldwide product and service distribution network. For more information please contact Hoya ConBio at 800-532-1064 or http://www.conbio.com.
About The Hornbrook Group: The Hornbrook Group, headed by David S. Hornbrook, DDS, FAACD and Ron Ritsco, DMD, MS provides hands-on advanced continuing dental education in a unique live-patient setting. Voted one of the top three cosmetic dentists by his peers, Dr. Hornbrook, a pioneer in post- graduate education has amassed a notable team of clinicians from around the country to teach practicing dentists the advanced concepts of aesthetic and functional dentistry. For more information on The Hornbrook Group Center for Advanced Clinical Education, course information or dates contact 1.866.467.6276 or go to http://www.hornbrookgroup.com.
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