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  • Ultradent Announces Majority Stake in Vamasa SA de CV

    April 14, 2021 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials and equipment, has purchased majority ownership of Vamasa SA de CV, a premier distributor of dental products in Mexico.


    “We are proud to grow with Vamasa, with whom we have had a strong commercial relationship for nearly 30 years,” says Ultradent President and CEO Dirk Jeffs. “Ultradent is continually searching for new ways to improve oral health globally and this agreement will help us pursue that mission.”


    The addition of Vamasa’s impressive network of suppliers, dealers and clinicians, as well as their infrastructure will assist Ultradent’s ability to better serve dentists in Latin America. Both companies share similar vision, values, innovative spirit, and commitment to those they serve and employ. These parallels create a unique opportunity to support the dental market in Mexico.


    “We are delighted to form this alliance, which is the result of many years of working in partnership with shared principles and values between the two companies,” says Vamasa Co-Founder Luis Vazquez. “Now, our distribution network will grow even stronger—and most importantly, we will work together for the benefit of dentists and patients in Mexico.”


    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, visit ultradent.com or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.


    About Vamasa SA de CV


    Vamasa SA de CV is the preeminent distributor of dental products in Mexico. Vamasa continually strives to uphold its values of integrity, teamwork, respect, responsibility, honesty, and altruism, while providing clinicians with a wide range of products from world-renowned and award-winning brands. For more, visit vamasa.com.mx or call + 52 81 83 11 11 11.



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  • Ultradent Earns 2021 Great Places to Work Certification™

    March 30, 2021 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work® for the first time. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at Ultradent. This year, 89% of employees said it’s a great place to work—30 points higher than the average U.S. company.


    Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue, employee retention, and increased innovation.


    “Great Place to Work Certification™ isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that Ultradent is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”


    “We are extremely proud of our Great Places to Work Certification and we’re honored to be in the company of so many extraordinary organizations,” says Ultradent President and CEO Dirk Jeffs. “We cherish our dedicated employees and the culture we’ve created together, and I’d like to celebrate and thank them for all they do to earn this recognition.”


    According to Great Place to Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are 93% more likely to look forward to coming to work, and are twice as likely to be paid fairly, earn a fair share of the company’s profits, and have a fair chance at promotion.


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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, visit ultradent.com or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.


    About Great Place to Work Certification™


    Great Place to Work® Certification™ is the most definitive “employer-of-choice” recognition that companies aspire to achieve. It is the only recognition based entirely on what employees report about their workplace experience – specifically, how consistently they experience a high-trust workplace. Great Place to Work Certification is recognized worldwide by employees and employers alike and is the global benchmark for identifying and recognizing outstanding employee experience. Every year, more than 10,000 companies across 60 countries apply to get Great Place to Work-Certified.


    About Great Place to Work®


    Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Everything they do is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a great place to work For All™.


    Learn more at greatplacetowork.com and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.


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  • Ultradent Partners with American Orthodontics

    February 8, 2021 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., and American Orthodontics are excited to announce a partnership in which American Orthodontics will exclusively distribute Ultradent’s Opal Orthodontics branded products to orthodontists in the United States.


    “We’re thrilled to begin this journey with American Orthodontics. Their commitment to excellence is admirable,” says Ultradent President Dirk Jeffs. “Combining the visions and capabilities of Ultradent and American Orthodontics will benefit clinicians and patients for many years to come.”


    As privately owned companies which rose from humble beginnings to become respected industry leaders, both American Orthodontics and Ultradent share similar corporate values, cultures of continuous improvement, and commitment to their customers, employees, and communities. These similarities present a unique opportunity to complement the shared ideal of promoting the orthodontic and dental professions.


    “American Orthodontics always seeks ways to take the best possible care of our customers and we are thrilled to partner with Ultradent to further that mission,” says Randy Benz, American Orthodontics CEO. “The quality orthodontic products, brand recognition, and excellent reputation of Ultradent is a natural fit for us and our customers as we broaden our product offerings.”


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    About American Orthodontics & Ultradent Products, Inc.


    American Orthodontics is one of the largest privately held orthodontic manufacturers in the world, proudly based in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Since 1968, American Orthodontics has been manufacturing quality orthodontic products and peripherals for customers in more than 110 countries. With 14 wholly owned subsidiaries, a direct sales force in North America, and a global team of exclusive distributors, American Orthodontics is a true orthodontic industry leader, committed to providing customers quality products, personalized service and dependable delivery.



    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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