Lawsuit Filed by Millennium Dental Technologies, Inc against Fotona, LLC for Violations of California's Uniform Trade Secrets Act
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Dental Technologies, Inc. announced that it has again filed a lawsuit against Fotona, LLC in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Orange, alleging violation of the California's Uniform Trade Secrets act, Unfair Competition by Fotona for unlawful, false, unfair and fraudulent business practices which are untrue and misleading, as well as other wrongdoings committed by Fotona against Millennium.
This is the second time in three years that Millennium found it necessary to file a lawsuit against Fotona for business interference.
Mark Monaghan, CEO of Millennium Dental Technologies states, "Millennium has always focused on doing what is in the patient's best interest, including investing millions of dollars in research to ensure optimal treatment outcomes that are safe and effective for patients."
"When rival laser companies and their sales representatives provide false and misleading statements of efficacy or comparisons to the LANAP protocol not based in research or science – and clinicians believe these statements – the results include confusion in the marketplace leading to deceived doctors and patient injuries," commented Dawn M. Gregg, DDS, Vice President of Operations of Millennium Dental Technologies and Training Director for the Institute of Advanced Laser Dentistry (IALD).
Co-founder and President of Millennium Dental Technologies, Robert H. Gregg II, DDS adds, "Doctors have a legal duty to provide full and complete informed patient consent. Patients deserve it and the law requires it. Clinicians who promote laser periodontal treatments without research or FDA clearance, and without informing their patients, are violating their fiduciary duty to their patients which is intentional and willful unprofessional conduct."
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. 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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