May 29, 2009 South Jordan, UT
Ultradent Products, Inc. will be honored with the 2009 Charles A. Caine Award for Workplace Safety at a reception hosted by the Workers Compensation Fund. Nominated because of its outstanding safety practices, Ultradent is among 12 companies out of 24,000 in Utah to receive this distinction.
Ultradent credits its low experience modifier rating (.76) to the company’s safety philosophy of “zero accidents”. For the past ten years, David Nuttall, Ultradent’s Safety and Security Manager, has worked towards this objective by decreasing the number of reported injuries through various measures including an onsite first aid room to evaluate injuries, a first-aid response team which consist of employees trained to address medical emergencies and a strong company-wide safety mindset.
The Charles A. Caine Award will be presented next Thursday, June 4, 2009 at the Grand America Hotel. For more details, please contact Ida Baghoomian at 801-553-4243 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
May 18, 2009 South Jordan, UT
Ultradent Products, Inc. unveiled VALO, the new wave in LED curing lights at the California Dental Association (CDA) Scientific Session last week in Anaheim, CA. VALO is the LED curing light for unsurpassed accessibility, accuracy and efficiency in a sleek body to deliver the right power in the right place.
VALO is anything but your ordinary curing light. Its optimized power output, broad spectrum custom LEDs and precisely collimated beam provide consistent and uniform cures. By offering three curing options (standard power, high power and a new plasma mode), VALO has the ability to cure all types of restorations with the touch of a button. With a three-second time cycle and built-in two-second safety delay, VALO’s plasma mode has been said to rival plasma arc lights in its level of rapid cure.
“I have been using VALO for some time and I would not want to be without it”, said Dr. John Kanca. “No longer do you have to decide if you want a normal output, a high intensity output or the power of a PAC light. VALO has all of that in one light, and in a very light and compact unit. Its ability to produce the greatest amount of energy at distances up to 10 mm from the tooth is just amazing.”
VALO is engineered for both practitioner and patient well-being. It’s sleek, aerospace wand-style body is lightweight and exceptionally durable. The aluminum body has a sapphire like coating for a virtually scratch resistant surface. These features coupled with a low profile head resulted in a curing light that feels unlike any other.
VALO is the next wave in dental curing lights. For more information, please call 1-801-553-4243 or visit Ultradent online at www.ultradent.com.
May 12, 2009 South Jordan, UT
Victoria L. Wallace of Ultradent Products, Inc., Certified Dental Assistant and Registered Dental Assistant since 1976, will be a featured presenter at the upcoming Florida National Dental Convention’s Clinical Assistant Mastery Program on June 18, 2009. Victoria’s lecture, “Totally Bonding: Do’s and Don’ts to Help Create the Ultimate Bond” will help the entire dental team improve their performance with bonding and troubleshooting existing issues. A composite hands-on exercise will be included to help with understanding of different resin systems.
Ms. Wallace has received tremendous praise as a consistent program lecturer for Ultradent’s Continuing Education series. She is widely recognized within the industry for her professionalism and personal growth. In 2006, she was the recipient of the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA) Sullivan-Schein 12th District Award of Excellence. Ms. Wallace also received the 2007 D. Kay Mosley Distinguish Service Award for her contributions to both the ADAA and the ADAAF. She is the Immediate Past President of the Nevada Dental Assistants Association and Southern Nevada Dental Assistant’s Society and has been an active member of the ADAA for 11 years. She has also participated on the ADAA Foundation Board of Directors for the past 6 years, currently serving as the Vice Chair.
Ms. Wallace started working for Ultradent Products, Inc. in 1996. Her current position is Major Accounts Manager for the West Coast and Nebraska Dental Schools and lecturer on Dental Products and Procedures. Ms. Wallace will be a guest speaker at the Pacific Northwest Dental Conference on July 23-24, 2009 and the ADA/ADAA convention on October 2, 2009 among several other state dental association meetings in the next few months.
For more information, please contact Ultradent Products by visiting www.ultradent.com or call 1-800-552-5212.
May 8, 2009
Ultradent Products, Inc. gets social by joining in with millions of Internet socialites on Facebook and Twitter. Now “fans” and “followers” alike will be able to find out in seconds “What’s Ultradent doing right now”?
Ultradent’s Facebook home is filled with resources for the dental office including articles, techniques videos, links to podcasts and information on events. The pages provide a unique and dynamic forum for clinicians, customers and friends to share experiences. Friends can quickly become fans by searching for Ultradent’s pages (Ultradent Products, Inc., Opalescence and Ultradent Hygiene Products) or Dan Fischer.
And, by the way – Ultradent also “tweets”. Follow us for news bites about product roll-outs, events, and anything else happening in Ultradent’s global network.
Facebook and Twitter have helped reshape the way Ultradent connects with you so that, together, we can change the world one smile at a time.
Links to Facebook and Twitter can be found on www.ultradent.com in our press room. For more information, please call Ida Baghoomian at (801) 553-4243.
May 7, 2009 South Jordan, UTu
Ultradent Products, Inc. recently announced dates of a seminar series presented by Dr. Renato Leonardo, Araraquara Dental School-UNESP Department of Endodontics Chairman. The lecture series, Technological Resources and Biological Concepts in Minimally Invasive Endodontics, will be presented as a hands-on working seminar.
Dr. Renato Leonardo is a graduate with a Masters in Endodontics and PhD in Pathology from the Araraquara Dental School-UNESP in Brazil. He is now licensed as the school’s Head and Chairman of the Department of Endodontics’s Masters and PhD programs and invited professor at International University of Catalunya (Barcelona). He is also a member of the Regional Board of Endodontics of São Paulo (Brazil) and Vice President of the Brazilian Society of Endodontics and a member of the American Association of Endodontics . Dr Leonardo has authored numerous articles in Qualis A Endodontic Journals, three published books and lectures extensively in fifty-eight countries, including the United States.
Dr. Leonardo’s courses address the progressive general practitioner with a minimally-invasive approach. Attendees will participate in an educational presentation and hands-on section with information on vital and non-vital pulp therapy, the Anatomic Endodontic Technology (A.E.T.) System and the Apical Delivered Obturation (A.D.O.) System. The lecture will illustrate hand, rotary and oscillatory instrumentation of the root canal system as well as root canal filling materials and techniques and retreatments. It will also discuss success criteria in Endodontics.
For more information on Dr. Leonardo’s lecture series, please visit us online at http://www.ultradent.com/seminars or call 1-800-552-5512.