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  • Ultradent Introduces the Umbrella™ Soft Tissue Retractor

    October 7, 2020 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, is unveiling the latest innovation for clinicians, the Umbrella™ soft tissue retractor..


    The Umbrella retractor is designed with a priority on ease of placement and patient comfort. To use the Umbrella retractor, a clinician simply presses the two tabs together, places it in the patient’s mouth, and it pops open. This retractor helps the patient’s mouth stay open in a natural and comfortable range while still allowing for the patient to fully open or close as needed. The retractor also opens the space between the teeth, lips, and cheeks in a way that encourages saliva to accumulate away from dentition and improves access for HVE.


    Featuring an innovative tongue guard, the Umbrella retractor eases itself around soft tissues giving clinicians optimal access and the tongue a relaxing place to settle. The tongue is gently raised to the roof of the mouth, allowing for easy swallowing for the patient and easy access for the clinician.


    The Umbrella retractor is adaptable for a variety of procedures, such as Class II restorations, sealants, ortho bonding, whitening, etc.


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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.


    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer of high-tech dental materials, devices and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s mission is to improve the level of dental health care and to make dental procedures more predictable and hassle free. Consistent with its mission, Ultradent 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 Debuts Opalescence™ PF Whitening for Aligners

    October 6, 2020 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, is introducing the newest member in the Opalescence™ whitening family, Opalescence™ PF Whitening for Aligners.


    Opalescence PF Whitening for Aligners is ideal for use with orthodontic aligner trays and features all of the benefits of the award-winning, original Opalescence™ PF whitening: high water content to keep teeth hydrated, neutral pH for oral health and safety, and potassium nitrate and fluoride for patient comfort. It is available in a convenient, portable 4-syringe kit so patients can carry their whitening gel with them and whiten at their convenience.


    With Opalescence tooth whitening gel, patients don’t have to worry about gel ending up where it’s not supposed to go. The PF formula is sticky and viscous—it stays where it’s placed, preventing the gel from migrating during treatment. Opalescence PF Whitening for Aligners is available in 10% concentration for day or night wear.


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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.


    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer of high-tech dental materials, devices and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s mission is to improve the level of dental health care and to make dental procedures more predictable and hassle free. Consistent with its mission, Ultradent 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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  • 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 Releases New MTAFlow™ White Repair Cement

    May 12, 2020 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, is unveiling a new Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA) repair cement in the MTAFlow™ product family, MTAFlow White repair cement.


    MTAFlow White repair cement gives clinicians the same safe delivery and customizable consistency of the original MTAFlow™ repair cement, now in a nonstaining formula. This versatile repair cement is designed to mix quickly, smoothly, and easily for a variety of procedures. It can be conveniently delivered through Ultradent’s syringes and tips, ensuring precise placement for effective treatment.


    The mixing ratio of the powder and gel components can be combined into various levels of viscosity, from a putty consistency to a consistency so flowable it can be delivered via a 29 ga NaviTip™ tip.


    Developed as an option for procedures in the esthetic zone of the tooth, MTAFlow White repair cement has bioactive properties to promote healing, sets quickly, and resists washout, allowing clinicians to lightly rinse the area (after five minutes post-placement) without dislodging.


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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.


    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer of high-tech dental materials, devices and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s mission is to improve the level of dental health care and to make dental procedures more predictable and hassle free. Consistent with its mission, Ultradent 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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