Discus DentalLLC, Culver City, Calif, has acquired ZAP Lasers LLC, Pleasant Hill,Calif. Discus will integrate ZAP’s research and development andmanufacturing functions into its Southern California operations. Inaddition, Discus has acquired all other company assets, including ZAP’sintellectual property.

The move allows Discus to expand distribution of its line ofsoft-tissue diode lasers to such countries as Korea and Taiwan. The fullline of Discus laser products includes the NV™ Microlaser, NV Ortho™,SoftLase Pro®, OrthoLase®, and HygieneLase®.

All products will be manufactured and sold under the Discus Dental brandglobally.

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