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  • Ultradent Introduces New Enamelast® Fluoride Varnish Flavors

    July 7, 2016 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc. is excited to introduce three new delicious flavor offerings to its Enamelast fluoride varnish line: Cool Mint, Bubble Gum, and Orange Cream. The fluoride varnish is also available in the original Walterberry flavor.


    Ultradent created Enamelast fluoride varnish in response to overwhelming demand for an effective varnish that doesn’t leave an unsightly, uncomfortable, or gritty residue. Enamelast varnish finally allows patients to leave the dental office with teeth that feel clean and smooth. In addition to its silky texture, Enamelast varnish appears nearly invisible against the teeth, eliminating the embarrassment that many patients feel after other varnish treatments.


    For a fluoride varnish to provide the best results, it must adhere to the teeth for the entire recommended time. Enamelast varnish features a patented adhesion-promoting agent that enhances retention, making it easier for patients to receive its full benefits. Enamelast varnish’s natural feel also makes it more comfortable to wear for a longer amount of time, allowing for maximum fluoride uptake.


    Enamelast fluoride varnish comes in two convenient delivery options: unit-dose blister packs or Ultradent’s signature syringe and tip application. The Enamelast varnish unit-dose blister packs provide an ideal delivery option for the clinician who prefers the convenience of a one-time use application, or for dental clinics in hospital settings that require the use of unit-dose treatments in which all materials are packaged together. Each blister pack includes a prefilled well and applicator brush, allowing the clinician to dip the brush in the well and paint the varnish on the teeth. Conversely, the syringe delivery facilitates the ability to express Enamelast varnish through Ultradent’s SoftEZ® tip directly onto the teeth for fast application. The clinician can also choose to express the varnish onto the back of their glove before painting onto the teeth. As opposed to the unit-dose blister packs, each syringe of Enamelast varnish provides enough varnish for three to four patients.

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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. and BlueLight Analytics Inc. Agree To A Temporary Stay of Their Litigation

    July 1, 2016 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc. and BlueLight Analytics Inc. have agreed to a 60-day stay of the litigation between them while they work to resolve their dispute. “Ultradent produces quality products and its curing lights consistently measure well on our checkMARC® system,” said JP Furey, CEO of BlueLight Analytics. “BlueLight has agreed to make changes to the checkMARC reporting to ensure that dentists understand our test results.” Dr. Dan Fischer, CEO of Ultradent, added, “We appreciate BlueLight's attention to our concerns and will use the time during which the case is stayed to work towards reaching a resolution to this dispute.”

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  • Ultradent Pledges Up to $30,000 to Victims of Pulse Nightclub Massacre in Orlando, Florida

    June 14, 2016 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., has announced they will donate 5% of the company’s U.S. sales on Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17, up to $30,000, to the Equality Florida’s Pulse Victims Fund following the tragic massacre this past Sunday morning in Orlando.

    Of the violent attack—which claimed the lives of 49 people and injured 53 others before law enforcement fatally shot the attacker—Dr. Fischer, founder and CEO of Ultradent said, “Once again, we are reminded that we are a country at war. But this terrorist upped the ante by targeting a group of our fellow Americans who bring no oppression to others. They are our sons and daughters who are simply singled out, oppressed, even persecuted simply because of who they are. This is so wrong! This is NOT what America is about! We must band together as Americans and do everything in our power to counter such craziness, be it here at home, and/or by extremists anywhere who preach and enact hate against all others.”

    He went on to say, “The victims are our sons, daughters, and family members at all levels. Our hearts and prayers are with them.”

    Last, Dr. Fischer, in his statement called for appropriate action to be taken by our nation’s top government officials, quoting Albert Einstein in saying “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”

    He concluded by calling back to Ultradent’s Core Values, encouraging all people to “have courage and do the right thing!”

    Showing one of Ultradent’s Core Values, Care, the company frequently donates to the Utah Food Bank, to various national and international dental humanitarian missions, and has made significant donations to national and international disaster and crisis victims, including Typhoon Haiyan, Hurricane Sandy, the Haiti Earthquake, flooding in Japan, and the recent earthquake in Ecuador.

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  • Ultradent Products, Inc., Launches Consumer-Facing Opalescence Whitening Toothpaste Online Store

    June 7, 2016 South Jordan, UT

    ​Ultradent Products, Inc., is excited to announce the launch of a consumer-facing online store for the sale of Opalescence Whitening Toothpaste. The site allows United States customers to purchase the toothpaste directly from Ultradent in packs of three.

    Opalescence Whitening Toothpaste is available for purchase in the original formula and in the new sensitivity relief formula. Opalescence Whitening Toothpaste Original Formula is formulated to provide excellent whitening effects while helping to strengthen enamel, prevent cavities, and promote oral health. It’s safe for everyday use and comes in a delicious Cool Mint flavor. It offers efficient, quick fluoride release, high enamel fluoride uptake1, and maximum enamel, dentin, and restoration protection2. Opalescence Whitening Toothpaste Sensitivity Formula features all of the whitening and oral health benefits and great flavor as the Original formula, and it also includes Potassium Nitrate to help relieve sensitivity.3 Opalescence Whitening toothpaste, compared with other popular whitening toothpaste brands, is very low abrasion and safe for everyday use. All online orders of Opalescence Whitening Toothpaste come with free shipping.


    To learn more or to purchase Opalescence Whitening Toothpaste, please visit opalescence.com and click the “Buy Toothpaste” button in the top right-hand corner.

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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. Announces Community 5k/Comic Con Event to Benefit Utah Food Bank

    June 6, 2016 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products Inc. will join forces with Salt Lake City Comic Con this year to host a superhero themed community event called Heroes v. Villains. The event will include a 5k family fun-run, a costume contest, games, food trucks, and more. Heroes v. Villains will take place on August 27, 2016 at Draper City Park, located at 12500 South 1300 East. All proceeds of the day’s events will benefit the Utah Food Bank.



    Schedule of Heroes v. Villains Events:

    • 7 a.m.: 5k registration
    • 8 a.m.: 5k race
    • 9 a.m.: Children’s 1k race
    • 10 a.m.–1 p.m.: Costume contest, food trucks, games, and more!

    Ultradent has a long history of raising money and contributing to charitable causes, and has been donating to the Utah Food Bank since 2011. With this event, the company aims to raise enough money to provide 300,000 meals to underprivileged Utahans.



    To learn more about this year’s fundraising event and to register for the 5k race, please visit www.heroesvvillains.com

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  • Ultradent Honored for Second Time with National Award for Ethics and Truth in Advertising

    May 12, 2016 South Jordan, Utah

    Following a nation-wide nomination and voting process, Ultradent Products, Inc., an international dental supply and manufacturing company based in South Jordan, Utah, was selected for the second consecutive year out of over 3,000 other nominated companies to receive the Golden Hands Award of Xcellence for Ethics and Truth in Advertising today at a national dental trade show in Anaheim, California.



    Initial nominees for the prestigious award were selected by a respected group of well-known clinicians and leaders in the dental industry, including numerous, well-known Key Opinion Leader doctors. They selected the nominees based on the merits of ethical conduct, placement of public health before profits, dependable products, knowledgeable personnel, and excellent customer service. The nominees were then voted on by thousands of practicing dentists across the nation to select the winner.



    Of receiving the honor, Dr. Dan Fischer, President and CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc. said, “We’re so honored to have received this recognition. Additionally, it must be said that the true honor for this award goes to the men and women at Ultradent who work tirelessly every day to uphold the values upon which Ultradent hangs its hat: Integrity, Care, Quality, Innovation, and lastly, Hard work. They embody these values in the way they contribute to our vision every day, regardless of their personal job description or the continent on which they serve. We are humbled to receive this recognition and will use it as a critical reminder of our duty to continue to be responsible and caring to those we serve, both inside and outside Ultradent. Indeed, we are truly fortunate humans. Onward and upward!”



    Prominent doctors involved in selection, assistance and support of the award include: Dr. Gordon Christensen, Dr. John Farah, Dr. Howard Farran, Dr. Edward Feinberg, Dr. Eddie Harouni, Dr. Howard Landesman, Dr. Brian LeSage, Dr. Pascal Magne, Dr. Michael Miller, Dr. Hessam Nowzari, Dr. Terry Pannkuk, Dr. Ron Saidara, Dr. Han Scoble, Dr. Gary Solnit and Dr. Frank Vidjak.



    The Golden Hands Award of Xcellence has the distinction of being the most elaborate award in Dentistry. Conceptualized by Amir H. Motamed, DDS, the sculpture has been designed and made by commissioned artist and master craftsman, Donjo. Using the lost-wax process, the sculpture is made of casted bronze over an Italian barble base. The hands are patina. The logo is casted bronze, then polished and enamelized with automobile paint. The sculpture stands 16 inches tall and weighs 18.4 pounds. The sculpted Golden Hands of Dentistry are shown upholding the four colored triangles of the dental profession: Dental Education, Dental Professionals, Dental Organizations and the Dental Industry— all pointing to a common core.

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  • Dirk Jeffs Appointed President of Ultradent Products, Inc.

    May 9, 2016 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc., a global manufacturer and distributor of dental materials and equipment, announced on April 27, 2016 that Dr. Dan E. Fischer has appointed Dirk Jeffs as President of Ultradent, effective immediately. Dr. Fischer will remain as CEO.



    “Dirk Jeffs has a distinguished record of accomplishment as well as a clear commitment to the critically important role of cultivating and nurturing our core values,” said Fischer. “As we plan for the future of Ultradent, it is critical that we leverage the forward-thinking attitude, wealth of experience, and positive demeanor of our newly-named president.”



    Dr. Fischer went on to discuss the exemplary qualities that identified Dirk Jeffs as the best choice for the position. “Dirk Jeffs has a long-standing commitment to Ultradent that has positively impacted growth and expansion opportunities in many areas, including the development of satellite operations in Europe, Japan, China, and Brazil. He has led the Ultradent sales and marketing team since 2006 and has demonstrated strong leadership skills at the executive level. He has shown through his actions that he is trustworthy, caring, and progressive. He has demonstrated the ability to not only teach our culture, but live it.”



    “We have a great opportunity to benefit from Dirk’s deep experience as we continue, as a company, to make a difference to clinicians and patients around the world,” said Ultradent’s Senior Vice President, Erwin Fischer. “Dirk’s openness and his caring demeanor will allow us to continue to improve as the company goes forward.”



    Jeffs joined Ultradent in 1996 as International Sales Manager. He then progressed to the position of Senior Vice President of sales and marketing, where he has served for the past 10 years. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University, where he earned his MBA.



    “At this important time in the history of dental care, Ultradent continues to raise the bar,” said Jeffs. “I have deep respect for the history of Ultradent and the important contributions that its people and products have made to dentistry. I am thrilled to be a part of our exceptional culture and excited about the opportunity to work with quality, caring individuals who are committed to improving oral health care globally. I look forward to supporting Dr. Fischer in his vision as we move forward.”

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  • Ultradent Receives 2016 Earth Day Award For Mine Reclamation Project

    April 27, 2016 South Jordan, Utah

    The Utah Board of Oil, Gas, and Mining honored Ultradent Products Inc. with its 2016 Earth Day Award for the company’s innovative reclamation of a mine located in Tooele County, Utah. Every year, the board presents the award to Utah companies, organizations, and individuals for going beyond what is required by regulation to protect the environment while developing Utah’s natural resources.



    For more than two decades, Ultradent responsibly used the site to resource and refine banded fluorite and barite found within the mine for use in its many dental products. Last August, Ultradent executives made the decision to undergo reclamation of the mine in order to return it to a post-mining land use, making it a possible and safe habitat for wildlife in the future. The project involved demolition and closing the mine, regrading, and revegetating the land.



    Larry Garahana, a geologist for the Bureau of Land Management said, “Projects like this are so important because we don’t want to leave old mining disturbances on the ground for safety reasons, and it’s important to bring the landscape back to a suitable habitat and ground for wildlife and woodlands.” He continues, “Ultradent, under the direction of Peter Allred and Erwin Fischer, did a phenomenal job on this project. They went above and beyond.”



    Peter Allred, Ultradent’s director of formulation technology says, “We’re a proud Utah company—all of our marketing materials and product packaging feature our iconic Utah landscapes and landmarks, and with this project, we felt a deep responsibility to clean up the site and return the land to its natural state as good corporate citizens.”



    Erwin Fischer, Ultradent’s senior vice-president says, “This is something that our team can be very proud of for the effort that they put into it. They gave it their all and spend a lot of time and in the end, I think they really enjoyed it and knocked it out of the park.”



    “Earth Day Awards recognize reclamation projects and innovations in environmental technology that surpass what is required by regulation,” stated Utah Board of Oil, Gas, and Mining Chairman Ruland Gill Jr. “It is an opportunity for companies to demonstrate technical expertise and pride in their industry, and concern not only for the economics of their industry, but also for our environment.”



    Other companies that received the 2016 Earth Day Award include Compass Minerals Ogden, Inc., Conoco Phillips, North American Mine Services, Inc., Canyon Fuel Company, LLC, and Questar Pipeline Company for their projects.



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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. Announces Seminar Dates for Victoria Wallace, LDA

    March 10, 2016 South Jordan, UT

    ​Ultradent Products, Inc. is proud to announce the 2016 dates for several continuing education seminars with Victoria Wallace, LDA. The classes will cover a wide array of different topics from bonding, to whitening, to ceramics, to isolation, and more, offering three continuing education credits per course. Victoria will also present findings from a recently finished seven-year research project on shear bond testing conducted with three other dentists at the University of the Pacific, entitled “Student Exercise on Shear Bond Testing to Enhance Enamel and Dentin Bonding Skills” at the American Dental Educator’s Association (ADEA) in mid-March.

    Victoria trained in Minnesota to become a Certified Dental Assistant and Registered Dental Assistant in July of 1976. She is now a Licensed Dental Assistant, certified for expanded functions. Victoria has served as the president of the Nevada Dental Assistants Association, as well as vice-chairperson of the American Dental Assistants Association from 2007–2009. Victoria has dedicated decades to helping educate dental team members through her membership in the ADAA, by publishing numerous articles in dental publications across the country, by lecturing at state and national dental meetings, and by volunteering to assist on international dental missions. For the past 15 years, Victoria has been a product educator for Ultradent Products, traveling to dental schools all over the United States, lecturing on tooth whitening, adhesives, bonding, and restorative systems.

    Course Dates:
    March 14, 2016- American Dental Educators Association- Denver, CO
    10:00 a.m.–Noon:
    “Dental Student Exercise on Shear Bond Testing to Enhance Enamel and Dentin Bonding Skills”

    March 24, 2016- Mid-Atlantic Dental Meeting- Washington DC
    8:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m.:
    “Commonly Used Dental Materials and Troubleshooting”
    1:30 p.m.–4:30p.m.:
    “Enhance Your Dental Selling Skills”

    June 17, 2016- Washington State Dental Association/Pacific Northwest Dental Conference, Bellevue, WA
    8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.:
    “Layering Your Way to Success”
    1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.:
    “Layering Your Way to Success Hands-On Workshop”

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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. Proudly Introduces MTA Flow ™ Repair Cement

    March 7, 2016 South Jordan, UT

    ​Ultradent Products Inc. proudly introduces MTA Flow™ (Mineral Trioxide Aggregate), a repair cement made especially for pulpotomies, pulp capping, root-end filling, apexification, perforation repair, and root resorption.

    MTA Flow is a bioactive powder and liquid/gel system consisting of an extremely fine, radiopaque, inorganic powder of tricalcium and dicalcium silicate which sets with a water-based gel. When set, the repair cement forms a layer of hydroxyapatite, which induces a healing reaction. The powder/gel combination also gives the clinician a variety of mixing options needed for an effective, non-gritty, easy-to-deliver MTA.

    MTA Flow’s small particle size (less than 10 microns) allows for smooth and easy dispensation, and its proprietary gel formulation makes the product more washout-resistant than other MTAs mixed with water. MTA Flow’s mixing ratio is adaptable to every procedure, allowing the clinician the ability to achieve any desired consistency, from thin, to thick, to putty. Its quick setting time also makes it possible to rinse or air-dry without washing away the MTA within five minutes of application. MTA Flow is the only MTA that can be delivered in thin consistency through a 29 ga Navitip®tip for apexification and apical plug applications.

    To learn more about MTA Flow, please call 800.552.5512, or visit ultradent.com.

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