Bob Cobley is the President of Spectrum Lasers Inc. He has been in the dental laser industry since 1995 with knowledge of all dental laser for sale in the last 15+ years. Approximately 3000 GPs and 1200 orthodontists have purchased dental and orthodontics lasers and have been trained by Spectrum’s training methods.
He has lectured and conducted live patient laser training courses throughout the US; including Baylor, UT Houston, U of Florida, U of Detroit, Ohio State, UOP, UCSF, New Jersey Association of Orthodontists, Austin Orthodontic Study Club, Buffalo Orthodontic Study Club, Greater Dallas Association of Orthodontists, San Diego Academy of Orthodontists, Elite Ortho Cadaver TADS Courses, and others. He also was the dental laser diode training representative at PAC-Live at UOP in San Francisco for 4 years and the Hornbrook Group.
Dr. George Bekov
Dr. George Bekov is a laser physicist with a PhD from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in lasers and optics. He has over 30 years experience in laser research, design, and manufacturing of advanced medical laser systems. He is experienced in the fields of optics, atomic, molecular and optical spectroscopy. He authored and co-authored 2 scientific books and more than 100 peer reviewed scientific publications in international journals. The United States government recruited Dr. Bekov from Moscow in 1992 to develop a sophisticated plutonium detection system based on laser spectroscopy methods that are currently in use at many US borders.
Dr. Bekov has been manufacturing dental diode lasers in San Francisco since 1998, developing new, as well as improving and servicing commercial laser systems from simple laser alignment tools to very sophisticated ophthalmic excimer laser systems used for vision correction.
From 1998-2005, Dr. Bekov, was a founder and partner of ZAP Lasers LLC and developed several versions of dental lasers for ZAP. Dr. Bekov is on-site full time supervising the manufacturing process of every laser built.