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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 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 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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