Steve has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing at Millennium Dental Technologies, Inc. The Cerritos, CA firm manufactures the PerioLase® MVP-7 dental laser for use in the company’s FDA-cleared gum disease treatment protocol, the LANAP protocol, which replaces scalpel and suture surgery for the treatment of gum disease.
“We have known Steve for over 14 years and both liked him personally and respected him as a competitor in the dental laser marketplace,” said Robert H. Gregg II, DDS, president and co-founder of MDT, in a company statement. “We are excited Steve has brought his knowledge to MDT to help infuse the company with strong, disciplined professional sales management to support our corporate growth initiatives as the LANAP protocol continues to be adopted as the preferred laser periodontitis surgery by general dentists and specialists alike.”
Prior to joining Millennium Dental Technologies, Steve was the laser sales manager at Lares Research. Kokal earned a B.S degree in Electronics and Computer Technology from California State University, Fresno in addition to a Pepperdine MBA. His 22 years of sales management experience encompasses 16 years in the dental industry — primarily introducing laser technology to dentists.