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Cogmedix Selected to Manufacture Convergent Dental's Revolutionary CO2 Laser System

June 6, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- Cogmedix, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Coghlin Companies, Inc., has been selected by Convergent Dental, Inc. as their medical device contract manufacturer, enabling them to efficiently bring their revolutionary Solea dental laser system to market (see also Cogmedix).

Solea is the first CO2 laser system cleared by the FDA for hard and soft tissue ablation. The system is fast, precise, virtually noiseless, and anesthesia-free for the majority of procedures. Solea aims to eliminate the pain and anxiety associated with dental procedures. With 95% of procedures completed without anesthesia, Solea is well on its way.

"Solea completely changes the dental experience for both the patient and the doctor," said Matt Giza, VP and GM of Cogmedix. "Cogmedix is proud to help bring this innovative technology to the market."

"Solea is a game-changer. We have eliminated the noise, the vibration and the needle from most dental procedures, resulting in an entirely different patient experience, a true paradigm shift," said Michael Cataldo, CEO of Convergent Dental. "Cogmedix's medical device manufacturing expertise, their ability to meet FDA regulations and their willingness to totally integrate with our team gave us exactly what we need in a manufacturing partner."

Cogmedix is providing Convergent Dental with a turnkey manufacturing solution for Solea, including sourcing and inspection of materials, assembly, comprehensive product testing, and packaging for shipment. Cogmedix focuses on FDA-compliant medical device manufacturing, specializing in electro-mechanical and laser-based medical and dental products. About Cogmedix Cogmedix is a team of talented and caring associates bringing OEM medical technology to life. Providing turnkey manufacturing services to a broad range of medical and dental OEM's, Cogmedix delivers new products to market at WARP SPEED™ with rigorous compliance adherence and high quality. Cogmedix provides a high level of flexibility in product launch and demand management and aligns itself with innovative companies that maintain similar high standards in honesty and integrity. Cogmedix is a subsidiary of Coghlin Companies, Inc., a concept to commercialization firm. Visit Cogmedix and sign up for the e-newsletter at www.Cogmedix.com. About Convergent Dental, Inc.Convergent Dental, Inc. is a privately managed dental equipment and technology company and developer of Solea™, the world's first computer-aided, CO2 laser system to be cleared by the FDA for both hard and soft tissue indications. Solea cuts significantly quieter, finer and faster than any other laser-based system in dentistry. Solea's speed and precision is a result of patented technologies and computer system controls that are unique to Convergent Dental, Inc. For more information, visit www.convergentdental.com.

Keywords for this news article include: Dentistry, Technology.

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Source: Health & Medicine Week


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