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  • Ultradent Announces Utah Food Bank Drive for a Drive Charity Golf Tournament

    September 15, 2016 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc. will host an exclusive Drive for a Drive charity golf tournament to benefit the Utah Food Bank later this month. The event will take place on Friday, September 23, 2016 at the River Oaks Golf Course in Sandy, Utah. Early registration begins now and goes until September 20, where participants can register for the event for $70. Registration after September 20 or on the day of the event will be $85.


    The tournament will begin with player registration and warm-ups at 8:00 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. The registration fee includes 18 holes of golf, a golf cart, T-shirt, tournament golf bag, lunch, and raffle tickets for post-event prizes. This year, AIT Worldwide has generously offered to award a Harley Davidson motorcycle to any golfer who achieves a hole-in-one!


    Supporters can also choose to help sponsor the event by purchasing one of four available sponsorship packages for $500, $1000, $1500, or $2000. Please see the attached flyers for additional player and sponsorship benefits.


    Ultradent has been one of the Utah Food Bank’s largest contributors for over five years. Last year, through fundraising events organized by its employees and employee donations, Ultradent raised $85,263 for the Utah Food Bank.


    For questions, additional details, or to register for and/or help sponsor this year’s Drive for Drive charity golf tournament, please visit www.ultradent.com/fooddriveevents/golf.

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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. and BlueLight Analytics Inc. Resolve Dispute

    September 8, 2016

    ​Ultradent Products, Inc. and BlueLight Analytics Inc. are pleased to report that they have resolved their differences with one another and mutually agreed to dismiss all of their claims.

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  • Ultradent Announces the Launch of the VALO® Grand Curing Light, the Newest Member of the VALO Curing Light Family

    September 1, 2016 South Jordan, Utah

    ​Ultradent Products, Inc., is thrilled to announce the launch of the newest member of its world-renowned VALO® curing light family, the VALO Grand curing light. The VALO Grand curing light features all the benefits of the award-winning VALO light, but with a larger head size and 50% bigger lens—measuring 12 mm! The new VALO Grand curing light also comes with a handy back activation button for ease of use. The highly efficient broadband LEDS (395 nm–480 nm) keep the wand body cool to the touch while the unique unibody construction (each light is precision milled from a single bar of high-quality aircraft-grade aluminum) and ergonomic shape allow for extreme durability and easy access to all restoration sites.



    Moreover, the VALO Grand curing light’s optimally collimated beam delivers consistent, uniform power to the curing site at Standard, High Power Plus, and Xtra Power modes to accommodate your preference. The VALO Grand curing light’s battery operated, cordless wand design provides optimal convenience and flexibility. Plus, the VALO Grand light’s batteries are safe, inexpensive, and hassle-free to replace. Visit the product page to learn more or to purchase a VALO Grand light.

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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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