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  • Miss Black USA Pageant Contestants “Shine” in Mind, Body, Spirit and Smile!

    August 19, 2011 South Jordan, UT

    Opalescence was a shared secret among Miss Black USA Pageant contestants during the final event on August 7th in Washington, DC. All 30 contestants whitened their smiles using Opalescence Boost for their final walk down the Lincoln Center’s red carpet. With the confidence of a beautiful smile, the contestants transformed into true “divas” for an unforgettable evening. Miss Texas, Ocielia Gibson, was full of smiles as she was crowned Miss Black USA that night. 


    Founded in 1986, the Miss Black USA Pageant showcases African American women across the nation with aspirations to showcase their talent, beauty and drive. They are a community driven organization committed to providing educational opportunities to outstanding young women of color. Their mission is to develop the whole woman in “mind, body, and spirit”. 

    Each Miss Black USA Pageant contestant was evaluated and treated by Dr. Catrise Austin of NY, NY prior to the final event. For more information on Opalescence teeth whitening, please contact Opalescence at 1-800-552-5512 or visit us at www.opalescence.com. 

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    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 healthcare 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 www.ultradent.com. ​

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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. Opens Registration for a Unique Park City CE and Ski Adventure

    August 15, 2011 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent opened registration for a unique experience to ski the “Greatest Snow on Earth!” Participants will have the option to enjoy the beautiful Park City resorts while earning 12 CE* credit hours. Individual and team rates will be made available. 


    This fabulous ski adventure also features Drs. John Kanca and Dan Fischer in a rare duo with lecture topics of adhesive dentistry and lessons of a downturned economy. The course offers continuing education along with the opportunity to provide a fun-filled getaway the entire family will enjoy! The lodging, provided by Silver Baron Lodge, is nestled in Deer Valley Snow Park Village, complete with private hot tubs, in-resort shuttle service, free yoga classes and wine education courses. 

    Registration is limited. For more information on the courses, rates, or lodging, please visit us online at www.ultradent.com/skice or call Ultradent’s Seminars department at 1-800-520-6640. 

    *Ultradent Products, INC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership credit. The current term of acceptance extends from 7/1/2011 through 6/30/2013. 

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    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 healthcare 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 www.ultradent.com. ​

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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. to Provide High Impact CE & Entertainment in Beautiful Cancun, Mexico

    August 15, 2011 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent announced its exciting line-up for an annual destination seminar in Cancun, Mexico on January 29-February 2, 2012. Worth 16 CE* credit hours, the seminar will present a range of topics that the entire dental staff can appreciate while having the opportunity for a variety of fun Caribbean excursions. 


    The event features speakers Dr. Renato Leonardo, Carol Jent and Gary Takacs. Speaker topics cover a diverse and interesting range of topics including Minimally Invasive Endodontics, improving professional effectiveness and how to thrive in a down economy. The agenda allows for plenty of free time in the afternoons to enjoy the magical adventures of Cancun including Rio Secreto, Chichen Itza and Xcaret. 

    For more information on the seminar rate, early bird registration or the agenda, please visit us online at http://www.ultradent.com or call Ultradent’s Seminars department at 1-800-520-6640. 

    *Ultradent Products, INC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership credit. The current term of acceptance extends from 7/1/2011 through 6/30/2013. 

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    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 healthcare 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 www.ultradent.com. ​

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  • Ultradent’s Continuous Training Program Travels to Cambodia

    August 8, 2011 Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Last month, Ultradent Products, Inc. welcomed participants from all over Asia-Pacific to Cambodia to join in their successful “continuous training” certification program. Cambodia, with its present charms and extraordinary history, has had one of the best economic records in Asia for the last ten years. Cambodia’s story is not too unlike that of Ultradent’s which is full of accomplishments that rank against all odds. 


    The continuous training program was designed to build on the relationships and technical expertise of our partners to help them become more successful. Even though the program is only in its second year, Ultradent has seen a growing demand for its hands-on program which is “content rich and magical” in the words of trainers Karen Phillips and Steve Gerber. Karen and Steve, who together possess over 50 years dental experience, led the training with the motto “involve me and I will understand”. In this way, the reward of learning can be felt on both sides. Course participants leave with a true improvement in their clinical knowledge and a more confidant smile. 

    Even though the program provides an abundant amount of information, there is still fun to be had in the process. The Kool and the Gang song, “Celebration”, was the theme in introducing the much anticipated new VALO Cordless. And, with the words of Diana Ross, the participants declared “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” to illustrate their confidence upon completing the training. All participants received their certification after successfully completing the program and passing their exam. ​

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  • New Miss Singapore’s Smile Radiates Above the Rest

    July 28, 2011 Singapore

    Miss Valerie Lim, Age 25, was crowned Ms. Singapore Universe by Tania Lim, the 2010 pageant winner, at the Shangri-La Hotel last week in Singapore. All of the finalists in the Miss Singapore contest had their teeth professionally whitened using Opalescence by Drs. Jerry and Ronnie at the Orchards Scotts Dental office. 


    Ms. Valerie Lim, a Behavior Therapist, will represent Singapore in Miss Universe 2011, the International Pageant at Sao Paulo, Brazil in September 2011. Ms. Lim is known for her beauty blog, DWEAM.com. The judges recognized her for her confidence on stage which may have been most obviously displayed with a beautiful smile that helped her radiate through all of the elimination rounds. 

    Drs. Jerry and Ronnie evaluated all of the contestants prior to the crowning ceremony. They each received a custom-fit bleaching tray and an Opalescence Take-Home teeth whitening kit. For more information on Opalescence tooth whitening, please contact Jane Fonda at fondaco@fondaco.sg. ​

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  • Ultradent Launches VALO Cordless

    July 6, 2011 South Jordan, UT

    Today, Ultradent announced the launch of VALO Cordless, another expertly engineered development in LED curing light technology. VALO Cordless maintains the powerfully efficient broadband technology offered by the multiple award winning VALO, and adds a battery-operated, cordless wand for mobility. 


    VALO Cordless features custom, multi-wavelength Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) to produce high intensity light at 395-480 nm--capable of polymerizing all light-cured dental materials. This intensity can penetrate porcelain and is capable of curing underlying resin cements similar to a quality halogen light. VALO Cordless comes with VALO rechargeable batteries and a battery charger suitable for power outlets from 100 to 240 volts. The standard lithium iron phosphate rechargeable batteries are safe, inexpensive, and optimized for power and longevity. 

    The new handpiece is designed to rest in a standard dental unit bracket, or can be custom mounted using the bracket included in the kit. It offers consistent curing intensity and output in a durable, aerospace aluminum body with a Teflon coating and a sleek, ergonomic design. 

    For more information, please contact Ultradent’s customer service at 1-800-552-5212 or visit us at www.valo-led.com. ​

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  • Ultradent Introduces Fluoride Varnish with Mess-Free Delivery and its new SoftEZ™ tip

    July 1, 2011 South Jordan, UT

    ​Ultradent just released Flor-Opal Varnish White, a fluoride varnish with an innovative syringe and tip delivery system for fast, simple and mess-free application. The new system comes complete with Ultradent’s SoftEZ™ tip for a paintbrush-like application that applies an even coat of varnish from start to finish.

    Flor-Opal Varnish White features a unique syringe-to-syringe mixing system ensuring a consistent, even dose of fluoride is applied to each tooth. Individual syringes are packaged with a Luer Lock cap that is replaced with an empty syringe prior to application. Unlike traditional fluoride varnishes that use a “well” and brush system, the mixing process between syringes ensures a consistent application of fluoride with less mess and product waste.

    Flor-Opal Varnish White is delivered with Ultradent’s new SoftEZ tip, a tip with a unibody design that avoids fiber shedding and tip clogging. The bristles are integrated within the body of the tip providing a platform for an even coat of varnish. The syringe is also flexible, facilitating reach to difficult-to-access areas.

    The new Flor-Opal Varnish White is available in 40 packs of Bubblegum and Mint flavors. For more information, please contact Ultradent’s customer service at 1-800-552-5212.​

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  • Ultradent Announces Launch of BPA Website

    May 27, 2011 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent Products, Inc. announced the launch of a website dedicated to BPA education. The website, www.ultrasealxt.com, is the host for frequently asked questions about Bisphenol-A (BPA) and its use in dental sealants. The tool is equipped with varied media including podcasts, a children’s development corner and information specific to Ultradent’s award winning UltraSeal XT® plus. 


    Ultradent has maintained its status as a “BPA FREE” manufacturer. Ultradent’s dental sealant, UltraSeal XT plus, has always been a safe, effective method of fighting cavities. Because recent media attention has made the general public more aware of the harmful effects of BPA products (plastics, baby bottles, etc.), the intent of the website is to provide useful information about how BPA is used and how dental professionals can make their patients aware of the difference in available products. 

    For more information, please visit www.ultrasealxt.com or contact one of Ultradent’s customer service representatives for more information about UltraSeal XT plus at 1-800-552-5512. ​

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  • Ultradent Launches Peak Universal Bond- The Complete “Adhesive Tool Kit”

    May 16, 2011 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent will showcase its new addition to the adhesive line, Peak Universal Bond at the upcoming California Dental Association (CDA) meeting in Anaheim next week. Peak Universal Bond is a light cure resin adhesive with Chlorhexidine (0.2%). With its ability to bond to dentin, enamel, porcelain, metal, composite and zirconia, its versatility can’t be matched. 


    Peak Universal Bond is the only light cure adhesive that contains Chlorhexidine which helps ensure long term bond strengths. It’s the ideal agent for indirect and direct bonding, as well as post and core procedures, working equally well with self- and total-etch techniques. With such versatility, there’s no need for multiple agents to complete either technique. 

    Peak Universal Bond is syringe delivered with an optimal viscosity to ease application and minimize waste during use. Units are available as a self- or total-etch kit or in single 1.2 ml refills. For more information, please stop by Ultradent’s booth at CDA (#XXX) or contact Ultradent’s customer service at 1-800-552-5212. ​

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  • Ultradent Announces Two Initiatives to Support Relief Efforts in Japan

    March 29, 2011 South Jordan, UT

    In response to the evolving humanitarian crisis that resulted from the recent 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Northern Japan, Ultradent announced plans for two initiatives to support relief efforts in Japan. Both initiatives will support AmeriCares, a non-profit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization which provides immediate emergency response and supports long-term humanitarian assistance programs around the world. 


    “Disasters of this magnitude require support on a global scale,” said Dr. Dan Fischer, President/CEO of Ultradent. “While we’re reassured that our colleagues in Japan are safe, we’re saddened by the state of destruction in the region and hope to do our part in helping relief and long term recovery efforts”. 

    Ultradent’s relief initiatives include a voluntary program for Ultradent employees to donate funds which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the company. Details of the program have been shared with more than 1000 employees throughout Ultradent’s international network. Ultradent has also delivered hygiene aids (toothbrushes, OpalPix, etc.) for immediate support. The second initiative extends to friends and patrons of Ultradent. Facebook friends and Ultradent store visitors will be provided with the option to donate funds to an account Ultradent is preparing for AmeriCares. ​

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