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  • Dirk Jeffs Appointed as Ultradent’s CEO

    May 18, 2020 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, is announcing Dirk Jeffs as CEO. Jeffs is assuming the role while also retaining his current position as company president.


    Ultradent founder Dr. Dan Fischer is shifting out of his longtime role as CEO and will remain active with the company as CEO Emeritus. He will be involved in a variety of capacities such as research and development projects, outreach, and lecturing.


    “Dirk’s leadership record is remarkable and his commitment to Ultradent’s core values is evident throughout his 24 years with us,” Fischer says. “His experience, attitude, and demeanor will serve Ultradent and the dental industry well.”


    Jeffs joined Ultradent in 1996 and has led countless growth opportunities, including developing satellite operations in Europe, Japan, China, and Brazil.


    “Dr. Fischer’s impact on dentistry can’t be understated and I’d like to thank him for the exemplary leader he’s been for Ultradent employees as well as the industry as a whole over more than four decades,” Jeffs says. “Dentistry is facing unique challenges and we’re committed to empowering clinicians to better serve their patients. I look forward to supporting the passionate and talented people of Ultradent as we pursue our mission to improve oral health globally. We’re all grateful to have Dr. Fischer remain engaged with our company as an advisor, mentor, and speaker.”


    Jeffs is a graduate of Brigham Young University, where he earned his MBA.


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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, devices, and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s vision is to improve oral health globally. Ultradent also works to improve the quality of life and health of individuals through financial and charitable programs. For more information about Ultradent, call 800.552.5512 or visit ultradent.com.


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  • Ultradent Announces Partnership to Supply Meals for Furloughed/Laid Off Employees

    May 5, 2020 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., is partnering with Four Foods Group to offer free meals to members of the Ultradent family who have been laid off or furloughed as a result of COVID-19 related changes.


    The Relief Packs program provides meals from local eateries at no cost to the recipient, courtesy of generous public donations and the efforts from Four Foods Group—along with Ultradent employees.


    “We’re exploring all possible ways to help our employees impacted by budget cuts and we’re thankful to be working with Four Foods Group and their Relief Packs program,” says Ultradent President Dirk Jeffs. “Our hearts go out to all those affected by this pandemic. We’re taking every effort to minimize impacts on our employees, and we hope this program helps those going through tough times.”


    Recipients of the Reliefs Packs program are able to select meals from R&R BBQ, Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill, and Mo’ Bettahs.


    Ultradent employees are able to help their laid off and furloughed colleagues by donating to the Relief Packs program.


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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, devices, and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s vision is to improve oral health globally. Ultradent also works to improve the quality of life and health of individuals through financial and charitable programs. For more information about Ultradent, call 800.552.5512 or visit ultradent.com.


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  • Ultradent Donates 12,000 Disposable Face Masks to University of Utah Health

    May 5, 2020 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, is donating 12,000 disposable face masks to University of Utah Health.


    The donation of disposable facemasks will help mitigate the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for front line professionals battling the COVID-19 pandemic.


    “We’re all deeply indebted to the medical professionals saving lives and reducing suffering caused by this pandemic,” says Ultradent President, Dirk Jeffs. “The work being done both in Utah and around the world is admirable. We’re hoping these masks will help our Utah neighbors in their fight against this virus.”


    The Utah Coronavirus Task Force (along with multiple state legislators) issued a request for businesses to donate PPE including disposable face masks.


    “From the bottom of our hearts, the University of Utah Health team expresses our deep appreciation for the generous outpouring from community members as they find ways to support and protect our health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic,” says University of Utah Health’s Executive Director of Network Development and Telehealth, Tad Morley. “We are especially thankful for the generosity of local businesses, which give even while many are suffering themselves during this time. Ultradent Products Inc.’s donation of 12,000 disposable face masks will give U of U Health care workers the protection they need while they work to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.”


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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, devices, and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s vision is to improve oral health globally. Ultradent also works to improve the quality of life and health of individuals through financial and charitable programs. For more information about Ultradent, call 800.552.5512 or visit ultradent.com.


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  • Ultradent Offers Free CE Through New Online Portal

    May 5, 2020 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, is offering free online continuing education (CE) courses as a response to travel and gathering restrictions in place due to COVID-19.


    The courses can be accessed at ultradent.teachable.com and the portal is continually being updated as new courses become available.


    Featured courses currently include:

    • Tips and Tricks in Esthetic Anterior Restorations by Dr. Rafael Beolchi
    • Clinical Applications of the Two ‘Faces’ of the Gemini Laser by Dr. Michael A. Miyasaki
    • Dental Technology: The Gateway to the Path of Excellence by Dr. Ron Kaminer
    • A Quality Hygiene-Oriented Practice Equates to Recession-Proof Dentistry by Dr. Lou Graham
    • Incorporating Laser Dentistry into Your Practice by Dr. Ana Cecilia Aranha

    “Ultradent is very pleased to offer these free online CE courses as part of our long-standing focus on education,” says Ultradent’s Director of Field Marketing, Jack Phillips. “We look forward to continuing partnering with you, your practice, and your staff in an effort to pursue Ultradent’s mission of improving oral health globally.”


    Upcoming courses will include Light Curing: The Key to Longevity by Dr. Beolchi and The New Norm by Dr. Graham and Dr. Kaminer, which will focus on COVID-19 related topics.


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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, devices, and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s vision is to improve oral health globally. Ultradent also works to improve the quality of life and health of individuals through financial and charitable programs. For more information about Ultradent, call 800.552.5512 or visit ultradent.com.


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  • Ultradent Introduces New Photobiomodulation Adapter

    February 25, 2020 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, is revealing its latest tool for non-invasive treatments—the photobiomodulation (PBM) adapter for the Gemini™ 810 + 980 soft tissue diode laser.


    When paired with the Gemini laser, the PBM adapter gives clinicians the ability to treat a myriad of conditions—specifically pain management, even with such conditions as TMJ disorders—with one easy-to-use device. “We’re committed to progressing non-invasive dentistry and our PBM adapter furthers that effort,” says Ultradent Founder and CEO, Dr. Dan Fischer. “This adapter allows clinicians across the globe to better serve their patients through a variety of treatment needs.”


    The PBM adapter marks another technological advancement for Ultradent, following tireless research into the benefits of photobiomodulation treatments. “With a wealth of well-documented clinical studies in hand, we know that PBM can be a valuable resource to the clinician. We’re proud to support the clinician with this addition to the Gemini laser,” says Ultradent VP of Research and Development, Neil Jessop. The PBM adapter functions on the 810 wavelength, the optimal wavelength to be absorbed for photobiomodulation.


    Ultradent’s PBM adapter is designed exclusively for the Gemini 810 + 980 soft tissue diode laser, expanding the Gemini laser’s extensive catalogue of procedures to deliver highly impactful treatments.


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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, devices, and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s vision is to improve oral health globally. Ultradent also works to improve the quality of life and health of individuals through financial and charitable programs. For more information about Ultradent, call 800.552.5512 or visit ultradent.com.


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  • Transition of Genius Motor and Endo File Systems to Medidenta

    February 13, 2020 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent is pleased to announce a cooperation with Medidenta for the ongoing supply and servicing of the Genius System Products.


    We believe Medidenta will do a great job going forward in serving our customers for future orders.


    As of January 1, 2020, all Genius motors, Genius engine-drive files, Genius contra-angles and Endo-EZE hand files orders and customer inquiries are to be forwarded to Medidenta at:


    Customer Service / Ongoing Orders:

    Email: Orders@medidenta.com

    Ph: 800-221-0750

    Customer Service Rep: Amanda Cardenas - AmandaC@medidenta.com


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  • Ultradent Releases New Uveneer® Extra Restorative Template System

    December 11, 2019 South Jordan, Utah

    The latest innovation in dental restorative technology – the Uveneer Extra template system – is now available through Ultradent Products, Inc., a global manufacturer and distributor of dental materials and equipment.


    The Uveneer Extra template system complements the original Uveneer template system to provide more natural restorations with four new upper anterior designs – Extra Large, Large, Medium, and Square templates. The templates work with any preferred composite to create exquisite, reproducible composite veneers with predictable shape and symmetry.


    Dr. Sigal Jacobson’s desire to create elegant and efficient veneers inspired her to create the Uveneer template family. “Composites have developed to the point that we’re able to really change patients’ lives by doing more composite work [. . .] Dentistry is going toward natural looking surface textures, so Uveneer Extra has more natural templates which were scanned from real people.”


    These unique, autoclavable* templates prevent the oxygen inhibition layer from forming during the curing process resulting in hard, glossy surfaces – while also allowing light to pass through to the composite for effective curing.


    *Base in which templates arrive is not autoclavable, rather only the templates themselves. Do NOT autoclave the base.


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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.


    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, devices, and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s vision is to improve oral health globally. Ultradent also works to improve the quality of life and health of individuals through financial and charitable programs. For more information about Ultradent, call 800.552.5512 or visit ultradent.com.


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  • Ultradent Announces Global Warranty Extension for VALO™ Curing Lights

    November 5, 2019 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., a global manufacturer and distributor of dental materials and equipment, is extending its manufacturer warranty to five years on all VALO dental curing lights.


    “VALO lights are the industry standard for dependable, reliable dental curing lights and this warranty extension reflects ongoing efforts to refine their design and functionality,” says Ultradent Vice President of Research and Development Neil Jessop. “Ultradent has been progressing curing light technology for more than two decades, centering our focus on producing sturdy and predictable lights. VALO curing lights showcase the best of our innovation.”


    VALO curing lights continually earn prestigious industry honors, including: Dentistry Today Readers’ Choice Top 50 Technology Products (x3), Cellerant “Best of Class” Technology Award (x2), Pride Institute “Best of Class” Technology Award (x4), Townie Choice Award (x4), Reality Five Star Award (x5), and Clinician’s Report “Best Products Evaluated”.


    For more information on VALO lights, please visit www.ultradent.com/products/categories/equipment/curing-lights.


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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.


    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, devices, and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s vision is to improve oral health globally. Ultradent also works to improve the quality of life and health of individuals through financial and charitable programs. For more information about Ultradent, call 800.552.5512 or visit ultradent.com.


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  • Ultradent Supports Innovation Through TEDxSaltLakeCity Partnership

    September 17, 2019 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., is proud to partner with TEDxSaltLakeCity to help bring 20 pioneering, captivating, and inventive speakers and performers to the Kingsbury Hall stage on the University of Utah campus Saturday, September 21, 2019.


    The lineup was selected from more than 350 applicants, each chosen for their unique accomplishments, perspectives, and creativity… including:



    Ultradent is rooted in its five core values, which are reflected in the TEDxSaltLakeCity presenters – specifically innovation and hard work.


    Several Ultradent executives and employees will attend the event, taking insights from the talks back to Ultradent HQ to better achieve the company’s vision of improving oral health globally.


    “My hope is that our team comes away with new ideas, whether sparked directly by the content of the talks or indirectly due to the thought patterns created by the talks,“ says Ultradent President Dirk Jeffs. “I hope they come away inspired and motivated—not just for work, but all aspects of their lives.”


    Ultradent is providing all speakers and performers with complimentary Opalescence Go™ whitening kits, so their smiles can be ready for the spotlight.



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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, devices, and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s vision is to improve oral health globally. Ultradent also works to improve the quality of life and health of individuals through financial and charitable programs. For more information about Ultradent, call 800.552.5512 or visit ultradent.com.


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  • Ultradent Introduces the Ultrapro™ Tx Sweep™ Disposable Prophy Angle

    September 10, 2019 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, is unveiling the latest innovation in disposable prophy angles (DPAs)—the Ultrapro Tx Sweep DPA.


    Splatter is a near constant concern for dental hygienists during polishing, with 80 percent reporting at least a moderate amount while using their current prophy angle. After switching to the Ultrapro Tx Sweep DPA, five out of six hygienists experienced a significant reduction in splatter. 95 percent said they encountered little to no splatter compared to their former angle.


    Ultrapro Tx Sweep DPA’s performance upgrades come from the unique brush guard attached near the head of the angle, effectively “sweeping” away saliva and prophy paste as it accumulates. This method significantly reduces splatter by 95 percent*. The flexible bristles of the brush guard prevent splatter before it gathers by efficiently stopping saliva and paste from collecting and roping around the outside of the cup.


    In order to reduce prophy paste waste and keep the treatment field clean, the Ultrapro Tx Sweep DPA sweeps excess saliva and paste back toward the tooth. This allows the hygienist to continue working, with no need to refill the cup with additional paste.


    The benefits of Ultradent’s popular Ultrapro™ Tx Skini DPA have been seamlessly incorporated into the Ultrapro Tx Sweep DPA. Features include advanced internal blade design, outer ridges for better interproximal cleaning, optimal flare, and quiet gear design. Its ergonomic shape features both a 20 percent shorter head for better access and a 25 percent slimmer neck for improved visibility.


    Building on Ultradent’s tradition of innovation, the Ultrapro Tx Sweep DPA sets a new standard in polishing, ensuring both hygienists and patients have the clean and comfortable experience they deserve. To learn more, or to purchase the Ultrapro Tx Sweep disposable prophy angle, call 800.552.5512 or visit ultradent.com.


    *Data on file


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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, devices, and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s vision is to improve oral health globally. Ultradent also works to improve the quality of life and health of individuals through financial and charitable programs. For more information about Ultradent, call 800.552.5512 or visit ultradent.com.


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