Ultradent Products, Inc. CEO and President, Dr. Dan Fischer named an Ernst and Young Entrepeneur of the Year® 2013 Finalist in the Utah Region
April 26, 2013 Salt Lake City, UT
Ernst & Young LLP today announced that Dr. Dan Fischer, President and CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc., an international dental company, was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 program in the Utah Region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Winners will be presented at a special gala on June 20 at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.Dr. Dan Fischer graduated from Loma Linda University in 1974. Dr. Fischer maintained a full-time private practice for fifteen years, working after hours on research and development. He still maintains a part-time practice with an emphasis on esthetic dentistry. He is President and CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc. and extensively involved in the development of many products used widely in the dental profession, with numerous U.S. and foreign patents granted/pending. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Loma Linda University and University of Texas San Antonio. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the AACD in 2005. In October, 2011, Dr. Fischer was inducted into The American College of Dentists (ACD); the oldest national honorary organization for dentists.Now in its 27th year, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, Michael Dell of Dell Inc., Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines, Fred Smith of FedEx, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Richard Schulze of Best Buy, Andrew Mason of Groupon, Mindy Grossman of HSN, Inc., Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, and many more.SponsorsFounded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards is nationally sponsored in the United States by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.In the Utah Region, local sponsors include Corporate Staging Resources, LLC, Digital Bytes Production & Design, Diversified Insurance Group, Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Scherzer International, Strong & Hanni Law Firm and The Summit Group Communications.About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year®Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.About Ernst & Young LLP’s Strategic Growth Markets practiceErnst & Young LLP’s Strategic Growth Markets (SGM) practice guides leading high-growth companies. Our multidisciplinary team of elite professionals provides perspective and advice to help our clients accelerate market leadership. SGM delivers assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services to thousands of companies spanning all industries. Ernst & Young is the undisputed leader in taking companies public, advising key government agencies on the issues impacting high-growth companies and convening the experts who shape the business climate. For more information, please visit us at ey.com/us/strategic growth markets, or follow news on Twitter at EY Growth.About Ernst & YoungErnst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 167,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential.For more information, please visit ey.com.Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients.###
April 23, 2013 South Jordan, UT
Ultradent Products, Inc. will now offer Peak Universal Bond, the proven self-etch and total-etch adhesive, in a bottle delivery option. Ultradent will unveil the 4ml bottle dispenser at the California Dental Association trade show on April 10-13.
Peak Universal Bond is a 7.5% filled light-cured resin ideal for all bonding procedures, both direct and indirect. It provides optimal bond strengths and works with composite, metal, zirconia, porcelain repair, and post and core procedures. Peak’s unique formulation, which is compatible with self-etch and total-etch techniques, also features a 0.2% concentration of chlorhexidine, which has been proven to ensure long-term bond strengths.1,2,3,4 In fact, in both in-house studies5 and a study conducted by Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada,6 Peak consistently recorded the highest bond strengths on both dentin and enamel.Whether the clinician chooses the original syringe delivery or Ultradent’s new bottle delivery option, Peak Universal Bond’s trusted features and benefits remain the same and consistently offer unsurpassed bond strength, regardless of material.To learn more about Peak Universal Bond and its delivery options, please stop by Ultradent Booth #450 at the California Dental Association meeting next week, or call us at 800-552-5512. You can also learn more by visiting Ultradent online at ultradent.com.1. Brackett MG, Tay FR, Brackett WW, Dib A, Dipp FA, Mai S, et al. In vivo chlorhexidine stabilization of hybrid layers of an acetone-based dentin adhesive. Oper Dent. 2009;34(4):379-83. 2. Carrilho MRO, Carvalho RM, de Goes MF, di Hipólito V, Geraldeli S, Tay FR, et al. Chlorhexidine preserves dentin bond in vitro. J Dent Res 2007;86(1):90–94. 3. Carrilho MRO, Geraldeli S, Tay F, de Goes MF, Carvalho RM, Tjäderhane L, et al. In vivo preservation of the hybrid layer by chlorhexidine. J Dent Res 2007;86(6):529–533. 4. Brackett WW, Tay FR, Brackett MG, Dib A, Sword RJ, Pashley DH. The effect of chlorhexidine on dentin hybrid layers in vivo. Oper Dent. 2007;32(2):107–1115. In-house testing shows the superior bond strengths of Peak Universal Bond. Data available upon request. 6. Price RB, McLeod M, Felix CM. Bond strengths of self-etching bonding systems to dentin and enamel. J Dent Res 87(Spec Iss A): 0825, 2008 (www.dentalresearch.org).***