FDA clears 1st dental laser to reduce mineral loss in dental enamel

Convergent Dental received FDA 510(k) clearance for the first and only dental laser to reduce mineral loss in dental enamel. 

Solea is an all-tissue dental laser that allows dentists to perform services such as cavity treatments and gum surgeries without the use of drills, anesthesia or sutures, according to Convergent Dental's website.  

The laser is now cleared to aid in the reduction of mineral loss in dental enamel, according to an Oct. 12 news release. The new treatment will be made commercially available on a limited basis this month and will be fully available next year.

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