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  • Six Miss Universe Australia WA Preliminary Contestants Were All Smiles After Making The Final Cut

    March 23, 2011 Perth, Western Australia

    Twenty-four Miss Universe Australia 2011 WA finalists displayed their beautiful Opalescence-whitened smiles in the final round of competition in Perth, Western Australia last week. The six finalists, Alana Wilkie, Alycia Altieri, Ashlea Ingham, Jordi Levin, Samara Tugwell and Scherri-Lee Biggs will continue to the Miss Universe Australia crowning in Melbourne later this year. One contestant, Rebecca Johns, was crowned as the Miss Universe ToyBox Charity Ambassador for the coming year. 


    The Miss Universe Australia 2011 WA Preliminary started included 64 finalists which were narrowed down in 6 rounds of heats. All of the finalists prepared for heats by whitening their smiles with Opalescence Treswhite Supreme. Finalists used their “runway-ready” smiles to add extra glam as they made their way through the selection process. 

    ToyBox International was selected as charity foundation for the Miss Universe Australia 2011 WA Preliminary. In addition to the preliminary event, Miss Universe WA finalists participated in fundraising initiatives for the foundation through charity lunches, golf tournaments and fashion parades. The funds raised will be used by ToyBox to fill grants for local sick and disadvantaged children in need. 

    For more information on Opalescence, please visit us at www.opalescence.com or call 1-800-552-5512.​

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  • Ultradent Hosts Third Annual Asia Distributor Meeting in Vietnam

    March 2, 2011 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Ultradent Products, Inc. celebrated another successful year in Asia by holding its third annual distributor meeting in Vietnam. The meeting followed “Tết Nguyên Đán” (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) and in a similar fashion to the country’s most popular and important holiday, the Ultradent family gathered to acknowledge and appreciate the hard work accomplished in 2010 and to welcome the new year. With several major international exhibitions in this auspicious “Year of the Rabbit”, Ultradent’s Asia distributors got a sneak peak of plans for 2011. 


    Over thirty Ultradent partners participated in two full days of product training, clinical education, inspirational lectures, sharing of best practices, and much more. With the Asia territory growing at an unprecedented rate, several distributors were honored with growth and marketing awards, as well as the highly coveted “Dan E. Fischer” award. 

    Ultradent Products, Inc. looks forward to another outstanding year in Asia with the motto for 2011 - “Act as if you cannot fail.” 

    “Chúc Cừng Năm Mới” or “Happy New Year” in Vietnamese 

    Please join us to congratulate the winners: 

    Gunz Dental Pty Ltd, Australia 
    Omega, Inc., India 
    Dental Express Service Co., Ltd, Mongolia 
    Thong Ting Trading Co., Ltd, Taiwan 

    A special congratulations and thank you to our “Dan E. Fischer” winner, Oceanwealth Horizon SDN BHD (Malaysia), for their amazing growth having only been a part of the Ultradent family for less than two years.​

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  • Oh! That’s Easy! Oh! That’s Brilliant! Oh! That’s Opalescence!

    February 11, 2011 Salt Lake City, UT

    Opalescence makes another striking statement with the launch of Opalescence Oh! at the Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting this month. Unit-dose disposable bulbs filled with Ultradent’s award-winning, sticky, viscous Opalescence whitening gel are unlike any other. Opalescence Oh! It’s easy, it’s brilliant – it’s Opalescence. 


    Opalescence Oh! is one of two new additions to the Opalescence line. The disposable, , unit-dose bulbs in Opalescence Oh! take the guesswork out of the application process. After removing the bulb’s cap, the gel fills a single custom whitening tray avoiding waste or mess. And, Opalescence Oh! contains the time-tested Opalescence gel and patented potassium nitrate and fluoride formula for increased enamel strength, minimized sensitivity, reduced risk of caries and a brilliantly striking smile! Opalescence Oh! is available in 10, 15, 20, and 35% carbamide peroxide options in mint, melon and regular flavors. 

    Ultradent will also introduce Opalescence Boost in a stronger, faster and easier formulation for in-office whitening. Opalescence Boost 40% PF is one of the strongest in-office whitening products available! The new formulation (which still doesn’t require a light) has allowed for a reduced treatment time of 40 minutes (two 20 minute applications)! Also, the kits now include OpalDam Green for a more visible gingival barrier and easier application. 

    Don’t miss the launch of these two new brilliant additions to the Opalescence line at the Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting. Their introduction is sure to leave you saying “Opalescence did it again!” For more information, please visit www.opalescence.com or call us at 1-800-552-5512. ​

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  • DR. DAN E. FISCHER OF ULTRADENT TO RECEIVE CORPORATE CITIZEN AWARD

    January 18, 2011 South Jordan, UTth

    The City of South Jordan will be presenting Ultradent founder and CEO Dr. Dan E. Fischer with its Corporate Citizen Award during a luncheon to be held at Ultradent in South Jordan (505 West 10200 South) on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 with a program beginning at 12:00 noon. The award recognizes Dr. Fischer’s and Ultradent’s numerous contributions to the City of South Jordan and to improving global oral health. The award will be presented by South Jordan Mayor W. Kent Money. 


    “Dr. Fischer has worked tirelessly at creating and innovating products designed to improve oral health throughout the globe. His personal philanthropy and the philanthropy of Ultradent have improved lives throughout the world. Dr. Fischer is a community partner who values and supports the same ideals that our community embraces, and whose actions and life are worthy of this recognition” Mayor Money said. 

    Ultradent was founded in Utah over 30 years ago by Dr. Fischer who saw a need for more effective dental products than were offered at the time. Ultradent has now grown to become one of the largest dental products companies in the world with over 800 different products, most notably its teeth whitening products. 

    Ultradent has entered into a successful partnership with the American Dental Association in which the company provides lectures to junior- and senior-level dental students at nearly 60 schools throughout the United States. Ultradent also donates products to humanitarian efforts nationally and globally. On a local front, Ultradent supports the Sealants for Smiles program and the Salt Lake Dental Service by making contributions toward products and the continuing education of the clinic staff. 

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    The City of South Jordan, one of the fastest growing cities in Utah, is located 20 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, and home to 54,000 residents. In 2010, South Jordan was named the #18 “Best Place to Live In America” by Money Magazine. ​

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  • Ultradent’s Kim Foster Del Percio Voted Top 5 Sales Representative!

    December 9, 2010 South Jordan, UTth

    Ultradent’s Kim Foster Del Percio, sales representative in the Mid-Atlantic area, was voted as a ‘Top 5 Sales Representative” by Dental Products Report (DPR) in the December 2010 issue. The ‘top 5’ were determined by feedback from a vendor review survey conducted earlier in the year. 


    “I consider my customers an extension of the ‘Ultradent family’, said Kim in an interview with DPR’s Stan Goff. “My goal is to transfer our mission statement and values by providing solutions for minimally invasive dentistry through high-quality products.” 

    Kim’s caring attitude has clearly contributed to her exceptional performance. Her manager, Kevin Shawver, describes how this approach has benefitted her and her customers. “She approaches her customers with a high degree of passion, which is contagious, not only to her customers, but also to her teammates”. 

    Ultradent extends a big congratulation to Kim, her teammates and customers for this honor. For more information on DPR’s Top 5, please visit www.dentalrpoductsreport.com.​

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  • Ultradent Beats eBay in “Reach Higher” Food Drive!

    December 2, 2010 South Jordan, UTth

    Earlier this week, Ultradent Products, Inc. was announced as the winner over eBay in the “Reach Higher” food drive. Ultradent employees won the competition with an impressive total of 68, 549 pounds of canned food - a 60,000 pound increase over Ultradent’s first food drive in 2007. Ultradent and eBay combined donated over 100,000 pounds of canned food to the Utah Food Bank! 


    The “Reach Higher” week-long competition encouraged employees and customers to collect cash and canned goods for points towards a company total. Ultradent finished ahead with a total of $16, 147 dollars in cash and 3867 in donated canned food which each contributed toward a weighted total. Ultradent The food drive at Ultradent kicked off with a “Canned Food Pinewood Derby” representing all of Ultradent’s Vice Presidents and President Dr. Dan Fischer. 

    In its continued mission to service the community, Ultradent has participated in a food drive for the Utah Food Bank for the last four years. For more information on how to contribute to the Utah Food Bank, please visit https://www.utahfoodbank.org/ or contact Ultradent at 1-800-552-5512. ​

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  • Ultradent Introduces Four New Ways to Fight Cavities

    November 23, 2010 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent Products, Inc. will unveil Xylishield, the ultimate defense against cavities, at the 2010 Greater New York Dental Meeting later this month. Xylishield is the perfect addition to the take-home hygiene routine for patients. The Xylishield line consists of gum, mints, mouth rinse and toothpaste, each containing high levels of Xylitol, an all-natural sweetener that helps to “shield” teeth from cavity causing bacteria. 


    Studies demonstrate that consuming 6-10 grams of xylitol per day may reduce the risk of tooth decay. By helping patients establish a daily Xylishield routine, they’ll be equipped with an easy, effective and enjoyable way to improve their oral health and reduce the risk of tooth decay. 

    Xylishield gum is available in a fresh spearmint or cinnamon flavor. The complete line of Xylishield products are also available in a convenient “dental care kit”. For more information, please contact Ultradent’s customer service at 1-800-552-5212. ​

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  • Ultradent Opens Registration 2011 “Education Destinations”

    November 4, 2010 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent Products, Inc. opened registration for two 2011 “education destinations” designed to unite dental professionals with industry leaders for education, fun and relaxation. 


    Celebrating their 20th anniversary in Cancun, Mexico, Dr. Dan Fischer, Dr. Jaleena Jessop and Neil Jessop will lead the destinations in Cancun, Mexico within an all-inclusive beach palace experience. The course, which takes place January 30 - February 3, 2001, will focus on economical opportunities and embracing today’s adhesive strengths and esthetics. Sessions will consist of lectures, hands-on courses and poolside socials. Attendees will receive 16 CE credit hours. 

    Dr. John Kanca will follow with his destination seminar in Maui, Hawaii on March 12-15, 2011. Dr. Kanca will cover all aspects of adhesive dentistry for performing various types of bonding procedures. His course will consist of three half-day lectures and the opportunity to relax poolside at the Ritz Carlton Kapalua or on the beautiful island beach. Attendees of this course will receive 12 CE credit hours. 

    To find out more about Ultradent’s “Education Destinations”, please contact us at 1-800-520-6640 or visit us at www.ultradent.com. Attendance for either course will be on a first come first serve basis. ​

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  • Ultradent’s Free CE and Opportunity to Win Free Dental Equipment!

    October 26, 2010 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent Products, Inc. presents two complimentary CE courses and an opportunity to win a free VALO dental curing light or TiLOS Endodontic system at this year’s Greater New York Dental Meeting. Drs. Dan Fischer, Victor Ortiz, Rich Tuttle and Renato Leonardo will combine efforts in a demonstration format to present “Creating Esthetic Laminates with Direct Composites” and “Endo-Eze TiLOS – A Hybrid Stainless Steel and NiTi File System”. 


    Drs. Dan Fischer and Victor Ortiz will conduct a live patient demonstration on November 28, 2010 in a course titled “Creating Estehtic Laminates with Direct Composites. In addition to diastema closure with direct laminates, they’ll address topics such as case selection, pre-operative analysis, case planning, stratified composite restoration, symmetry preservation, and final polishing technique. Attendees in this course will be entered into a drawing for a free VALO dental curing light. 

    On November 29, 2010, Drs. Rich Tuttle and Renato Leonardo will lead a hands-on demonstration in a course called “Endo-Eze TiLOS – A Hybrid Stainless Steel and NiTi File System” designed for the general practitioner with a minimally invasive practice. In this course, they’ll cover single-visit endodontics, mechanical intrumentation, vital and non-vital pulp therapy and bonding techniques. A TiLOS Endo System will be awarded at the end of the course. 

    To find out more about Ultradent’s Greater New York Dental Meeting courses, please contact us at 1-800-552-5512 or visit us at www.ultradent.com. Attendance for either course will be on a first come first serve basis. ​

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  • Ultradent Supports the Public Campaign for BPA Awareness

    October 1, 2010 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent Products, Inc. supports the campaign for public awareness on exposure to bisphenol A (BPA). Although BPA is widely used in the manufacture of plastic materials and products, the long term effect of this monomer is still unknown. For this reason, Ultradent has supported a cautionary stance on the use of BPA in any form. 


    All of Ultradent’s resin-based products, including UltraSeal XT plus (a dental sealant), have been tested for the presence of BPA. “Ultradent never has and never will use Bisphenol‐A dimethacryalate (BPA) in any of our resin products including our ‘always BPA-free’ dental sealant, UltraSeal XT® plus”, said Dr. Dan Fischer, President/CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc. “To insure that we could offer a product that was free from the impurities of BPA, we used a third party laboratory to test the material components of UltraSeal XT plus, which resulted in a 0.00000% presence of the BPA or BPA derivatives.” 

    Dental sealants play a very important role in the prevention of tooth decay. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have determined that dental caries is among the most prevalent chronic diseases in young children (ages 5 to 17years)*. For this reason, Ultradent will continue its support for the application on dental sealants that are safe and free from BPA. 

    Ultradent will continue to advocate the study of BPA’s effect on oral health while maintaining the highest standard of evaluation of the materials used in UltraSeal XT plus and other resin-based dental products it manufactures. For more information, please feel free to contact Ultradent’s corporate headquarters at 801-553-4243 or email ida.baghoomian@ultradent.com. 

    *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: Preventing Dental Caries. (http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/resources/publications/fact_sheets/oh.htm accessed November 17, 2008) ​

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