Improving Oral Health Globally

In 1976, Dr. Dan Fischer saw the need for a product that achieved more rapid, profound hemostasis, so he invented the groundbreaking Astringedent™ hemostatic solution. The success of Astringedent hemostatic led to more advanced, innovative dental solutions and Ultradent Products, Inc., was created.

Now, over 40 years later, we are a global dental supply and manufacturing company with multiple industry-leading products. Ultradent’s products are used worldwide by dentists, group practices, government agencies, and universities. Our passion to improve oral health has made Ultradent the incredible company it is today.

Working at Ultradent

Our Company Culture

At Ultradent, you are treated like family. And that’s one of the attributes the company prides itself on most. Friendly coworkers and a laidback atmosphere are just a couple of the ways Ultradent makes everyone feel at home. Dr. Fischer is often seen active around the company and knows his employees by name. Supportive management helps you to not only reach your short-term goals, but your long-term plans as well—all while you enjoy the many social events and team-building activities Ultradent offers.

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Integrity, Quality, Hard Work, Innovation, Care

We believe in the customer. That is why all our product development, marketing, and sales are done with the customer’s benefit in mind. We are driven by a strong moral code and our Core Values. Our company culture is based on these core values, along with teamwork, collaboration, and respect.

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Worldwide Dental Provider

We have expanded quite a bit since we first established our manufacturing operation in South Jordan, Utah, in 1979. We currently have subsidiaries in 9 countries and sell products in over 125 countries.

Dr. Dan Fischer

Founder & CEO Emeritus of Ultradent Products, Inc.

Now an international leader in the dental industry, Ultradent began humbly—in Dr. Fischer’s basement, with his children as its first employees.

As a young dentist, Dr. Fischer realized that rapid, profound hemostasis was imperative for quality operative dentistry. Because there were no products on the market that predictably controlled bleeding and sulcular fluid, he developed one. Considered one of Ultradent’s flagship products, Astringedent™, and later Viscostat™, resulted from Dr. Fischer’s insight, determination, and willingness to work after hours—using his own blood to test his efforts—to produce exactly what he felt the market needed.

Over three decades later, Dr. Fischer is still revolutionizing the dental industry. He has numerous patents to his name, and regularly lectures and writes articles about state-of-the-art dentistry. He also works part-time in his daughter’s dental practice, which enables him to connect with patients and practice minimally invasive dentistry—a philosophy around which Ultradent develops products and procedures.

Dr. Fischer strives continuously to “Improve Oral Health Globally,” and hopes to one day discover a cure for caries. In pursuing these goals, Dr. Fischer is a generous philanthropist, regularly donating time, money,​​​​ and products to countless personal missions and organizations such as Sealants For Smiles, which places sealants on the teeth of children with limited preventative dental care. Dr. Fischer also champions The Diversity Foundation, which provides educational opportunities to vulnerable and underprivileged children, and has helped transform the lives of many young people who have been victims of FLDS polygamy.

When he isn’t working, he enjoys tending to his garden and spending time with his wife, children, and 30 grandchildren. Driven by a strong moral code, Dr. Fischer lives his life according to the same values that guide Ultradent.

Message from Dirk Jeffs, CEO & President of Ultradent Products, Inc.

Due to our deep vertical integration, we need employees with diverse talents. At Ultradent, we do it all from A to Z and that means we need every type of expertise you can imagine. Our diversity is our strength. That means diverse talents, education, backgrounds, and experience. Whether that be at headquarters in Utah, in the sales field, or our nearly 200 employees based overseas.