Picasso Lite chosen as most popular diode laser



Indianapolis, IN – (October 16, 2012) – Picasso Lite, by AMD LASERS, a global leader in dental lasers and dental laser education, was recently voted the most popular dental laser, as surveyed by diode laser users in the most recent Clinicians Report titled “Are Diode Lasers Worth the Investment?” Picasso laser technology was evaluated and compared against eight other current diodes in the market.

Clinicians Report (CR), an independent, non-profit, dental education and product testing foundation, concluded that “Picasso Lite has a good combination of features, ease of use, low cost, and is a valuable adjunct for soft tissue surgery and hemostasis”,  Clinicians Report®, June, 2012. Picasso Lite was awarded an Excellent-Good rating overall with top ratings in several categories, including handpiece and cord, simple controls, and has most affordable disposable tips amongst eight leading brands.  According to CR, 73% of clinicians surveyed would recommend a laser and 80% felt it was a good investment. To view the full report, please visit www.amdlasers.com.

Picasso laser technology continues to be the game changer it was in 2009 when it was launched.  In three short years its popularity has skyrocketed and has been, according to the report, more than twice as popular as a competitive product from Biolase®, who has been around for 25 years.  “We gave doctors what they asked for, an affordable dental laser for soft tissue that was easy to use and had world class training support.” said Alan Miller, President and Founder of AMD LASERS. “Picasso Lite delivered what no other laser could and continues to be the top pick against new lasers that are on the market.” mentioned Miller. “CR is the most highly respected global testing facility for dental products and is the “go to” report used by the majority of clinicians looking to make educated product purchases,” he added.

CR was founded in 1976 by clinicians to help clinicians make educated product purchases. CR was organized as a unique volunteer effort where clinicians worldwide unite their expertise for the sole purpose of testing all types of dental products and disseminating results to colleagues throughout the world. To learn more about Clinicians Report, visit www.cliniciansreport.org.

To learn more about Picasso Lite visit www.amdlasers.com or visit the AMD LASERS booth #6144 at this year’s ADA or booth #4627 at the GNY dental meeting.

AMD LASERS is the global leader at providing ultra-affordable laser technology for dental professionals preparing to take their practice to the next level. The integration of the Picasso line of soft tissue dental lasers enables every dental practice to provide treatment for soft tissue surgery, periodontal treatment, and laser whitening.