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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- An unusual complaint for the dental industry was filed with the US International Trade Association by Millennium Dental Technologies, Inc. (MDT) against the Fotona LightWalker® family of products imported into the USA from Slovenia. This complaint against a foreign importer is an effort to bar counterfeit and misbranded devices and products that hurt American jobs, hurt the American economy, and funnel money to off-shore banks.
"Despite multiple attempts to address the false and misleading advertising claims, Fotona has stubbornly persisted in deliberately misleading the public and the dental profession about certain periodontal procedures," states Robert H. Gregg II, DDS, founder of MDT. "The fact is, only the PerioLase® MVP-7™, for the LANAP® protocol is FDA cleared for regeneration of tissue lost to periodontal disease. Not only does this confusion adversely impact American manufacturing jobs and the American economy, it places patients in harm's way from inferior and misbranded dental devices and procedures. Fotona's false claims prey upon uninformed dental professionals to deceive the marketplace and the profession from obtaining truthful information about the only FDA-cleared protocol and the Standard of Care for laser periodontal treatments."
ABOUT MILLENNIUM DENTAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.:Headquartered in Cerritos, Calif., Millennium Dental Technologies, Inc., is the developer of the LANAP® protocol for the treatment of gum disease and the manufacturer of the PerioLase® MVP-7™ digital dental laser. The city of Cerritos has honored MDT for its commitment to sourcing local components, sustained job growth and reinvestment back into the community. By providing a simple and comfortable experience with unique bone-building clinical results, MDT's FDA-cleared LANAP® protocol removes the fear from gum disease treatment, offering a vastly less painful and less invasive regenerative treatment alternative to conventional surgery. Its PerioLase® MVP-7™ is a 6-watt free-running variable-pulsed Nd:YAG dental laser featuring 7 pulse durations giving it the power and versatility to perform a wide range of soft- and hard-tissue laser procedures. The PerioLase® MVP-7™ is also developed for the LAPIP™ protocol, for the treatment of ailing dental implants. The company's founding clinician, Robert H. Gregg, II, continues to operate the company with the vision: To create better clinical outcomes in periodontal disease patients—and to remain true to the guiding principle—"It's all about the patient."
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