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BIOLASE Achieves Sales Milestone With 20,000th Laser Sold Worldwide

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire -09/06/12)- BIOLASE, Inc. (BIOL), the world's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that it has recently achieved a significant milestone with the sale of its 20,000th laser system.

Federico Pignatelli, Chairman and CEO, said, "We are very proud to have reached such an important sales milestone as we believe that no other company has sold 20,000 lasers in the medical field. We look forward to continued growth and market leadership driven by progressively expanding adoption of our WaterLase© systems, which include the iPlus, MDX300 and MDX450, and our newly introduced EPIC 10™ diode laser system, the next evolution of our Total Diode Solution, once regulatory clearance is received in the U.S. and abroad."

About BIOLASE, Inc.
BIOLASE, Inc., the World's leading Dental Laser Company, is a medical technology company that develops, manufactures and markets dental lasers and also distributes and markets dental imaging equipment; products that are focused on technologies that advance the practice of dentistry and medicine. The Company's laser products incorporate approximately 290 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 20,100 lasers among 16,000 customers. Other products under development address ophthalmology and other medical and consumer markets.

For updates and information on laser and Waterlase dentistry, find BIOLASE at http://www.biolase.com, Twitter at http://twitter.com/GoWaterlase, and YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/Rossca08.

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