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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 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 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 

    *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: Preventing Dental Caries. ( accessed November 17, 2008) ​

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  • Ultradent to host a weekend of “Sun and CE” in San Diego’s Newest Waterfront Hotel

    September 23, 2010 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent Products, Inc. plans to host a weekend of “Sun and CE” at the casually sophisticated Hilton San Diego Bayfront on November 11-13, 2010. Attendees will receive 7 CE credit hours while enjoying the backdrop of San Diego’s Gaslamp quarter complete with shopping, dining and other entertainment options. The course, “Solutions for Success: A Team Approach” will be led by Drs. James Jesse and Ron Kaminer. 

    This one-day course format is designed to change the way a team thinks and operates to boost overall success. Topics of the course include minimally invasive dentistry (endodontics, oral surgery and bone grafting), cone beam scanning, innovations in Cariology, state-of-the-art hygiene and patient compliance to name a few. The program is recommended for dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and office managers. 

    The seminar fee is $695.00 for two doctors and up to 5 team members. The fee includes deluxe accommodations at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, hotel taxes and fees, mid-size car rental, and a chance to win Ultradent’s award-winning VALO dental curing light! For more information, please visit us online at or call 1- 800-520-6640. ​

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  • Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme 15%

    September 1, 2010 South Jordan, UT

    Opalescence was welcomed back to the Emmys in Los Angeles this year to debut its newest beauty product, Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme 15%. Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme 15% was clearly the style lounge favorite among Emmy recognized celebrities from Primetime’s Mad Men, Modern Family, Glee, Dancing with the Stars to HBO’s True Blood. Emmy Award recipients and celebrities Neil Patrick Harris, Rico and Raini Rodriguez, Antonio Sabato Jr., Sarah Rue and Betsy Brandt were among fans of Opalescence at the celebrity suite hosted by Kari Feinstein. 

    Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme’s powerful 15% hydrogen peroxide solution is delivered with an easy-to-use, pre-filled, adaptable and disposable whitening tray with a quick 15 minute treatment time. No other tooth whitener can promise a beautiful, professionally whitened, celebrity smile in 15 minutes leaving fresh breath and an Opalescence dazzle for the red carpet. 

    Want to find out more about the “primetime” Hollywood favorite? Visit us at or for more information on a full menu of Opalescence “star quality” tooth whitening products. ​

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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. To Host Its Largest Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah

    August 13, 2010 South Jordan, UT

    Promising attendees an experience like no other, Ultradent will host its largest summit next week (August 18-20, 2010) in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. “The Ultradent Summit” will include representatives from 50 states, uniting dental industry professionals for a unique learning experience. 

    Participants will enjoy the myriad of outdoor and cultural experiences that are distinctive to Utah while learning from key speakers on the topics of minimally invasive dentistry, technological advancements in endodontics, and economic opportunities in a downturned economy. The program will include dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and office managers. 

    The Ultradent Summit is being offered free-of-charge by Ultradent and attendees will receive 21 hours of CE credit for participation. For more information on Ultradent’s other seminars, please visit us online at or call 1-800-520-6640.​

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  • VALO Wins the International Design Excellence Award!

    June 30, 2010 South Jordan, UT

    The International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) weighed in on VALO’s award winning design! VALO received the IDEA bronze award in the category of medical and scientific products this past week. 

    Established in 1980, The IDEA is a program co-sponsored by BusinessWeek magazine and the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). Part of the IDEA’s goal is to “foster business and public understanding of the importance of industrial design excellence to the quality of life and economy”. Awards are based on innovation, aesthetics, design effectiveness and the impact on the user and environment. VALO outperformed other medical devices from various healthcare disciplines placing it at the leading edge of medical device design. 

    The IDEA is the most recent entry to VALO’s list of accoloades including Reality’s 5 star, #1 rating and recognition as one the Top 100 products by Dental Products Report. For more information on VALO, please visit or call Ultradent’s customer service line at 801-552-5512. ​

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    June 17, 2010 Chicago, IL

    Oral Health America (OHA) announces the launch of Fall for Smiles®, a public messaging campaign conducted in collaboration with Oral Healthcare Can’t Wait®, an initiative of the Dental Trade Alliance. The campaign begins in September to promote messages to consumers about the importance of self care, good nutrition, regular dental visits, and tobacco avoidance in maintaining oral health. 

    During the campaign, OHA will announce the results of a public opinion survey on consumers’ beliefs about oral health. Sponsored by Oral Healthcare Can’t Wait and Plackers dental flossers, the survey of more than 1,000 adults and more than 1,000 children asked questions about oral care habits and perceptions. Prior OHA surveys have shown that adults are unaware of the role that infectious bacteria play in tooth decay, and that time spent brushing teeth tends to diminish at nighttime and on weekends, suggesting that routines play a role in optimum oral care habits. 

    “The Fall for Smiles campaign is intended to bring the oral health community together to promote common messaging about what Americans can do to keep their mouths healthy,” said Beth Truett, President and CEO, Oral Health America. “We are excited about the strong interest we have from the public and private sectors in a messaging campaign in the third quarter that reminds consumers about the importance of oral care routines as families are heading back to school and back to work.” 

    Fall for Smiles will include outreach to dental care providers through a participation booklet and kit created by Patterson Dental. The campaign will also dedicate a week to the often-overlooked topic of oral health issues faced by mature adults and older Americans, an initiative being sponsored by Aspen Dental. A “Tobacco Free Week” will focus on the oral health risks of tobacco use. 

    “Oral Healthcare Can’t Wait shares a common purpose with OHA’s Fall for Smiles campaign—to increase dental patient awareness,” said Gary Price, CEO, Dental Trade Alliance. “Our members are encouraged by the collaborative nature of this effort, and the multiple opportunities for outreach to patient populations and opinion leaders throughout the country.” 

    Fall for Smiles is generously sponsored by Aspen Dental, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Oral Healthcare Can’t Wait, Patterson Dental, Plackers dental flossers, and Trident®. Fall for Smiles promotion partners (confirmed to date) include Aegis Communications, American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, Belmont Publications, DentalEZ Group, DNTLworks Equipment Corporation, Harry J. Bosworth Company, Henry Schein Dental, Hispanic Dental Association, Lanmark, Smiles Change Lives, and Ultradent. Contact Melissa Hoebbel, or at (312) 836-9900 for a campaign partner prospectus or to learn more! 

    Oral Health America’s mission is to change lives by connecting communities with resources to increase access to oral health care, education and advocacy for all Americans, especially those most vulnerable. For more information, visit 

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  • Reality Rates VALO with 5 Stars and a #1 Rating!

    June 16, 2010 South Jordan, UT

    Reality Esthetics, a publishing company with global recognition for dental industry ratings, announced its ranking of dental curing lights with Ultradent’s VALO taking 1st place! VALO received 5 stars for its clinical performance in Reality’s testing lab. 

    VALO’s strengths were described as “small, lightweight, ergonomic and stylish” yet “tough, durable, and scratch-resistant”. A curing light that “cures all materials”, evaluators added that VALO has a “cool design, with power to spare, and smart electronics that don’t require a PhD in engineering to understand”. 

    Considered the “bible of cosmetic dentistry”, Reality’s publications are viewed as an information resource with hands-on reviewer’s guides of tested products within the dental industry. Reality’s editorial team consists of clinicians and key educators who are considered leaders in their respective fields, which makes VALO’s 5 star, #1 rating as powerful as VALO itself! 

    For more information on VALO, please visit or call Ultradent’s customer service line at 801-552-5512. ​

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  • South Jordan Chamber of Commerce Announces Annual Award Winners

    April 23, 2010 South Jordan, UT

    The South Jordan Chamber of Commerce announced its annual award winners at the recent Annual Recognition Dinner presented by Rio Tinto. The awards recognize excellence and superior accomplishment by businesses and individuals serving South Jordan. 

    "South Jordan is blessed with many exemplary businesses and people who consistently go beyond normal requirements and achieve great things," said Chamber President Paul Pugmire. "Each of the award winners and each of the nominees are truly leaders. The Board of Directors and I congratulate each of the nominees and winners." 

    Award winners are: 

    - Ultradent, South Jordan Builder Award. This award recognizes the business demonstrating the most significant and meaningful increase in job opportunities during 2009. 

    - Dr. Denny Mack, South Jordan Dreamer Award. This award recognizes the business started in 2009 that demonstrates the most significant accomplishment as a new start-up. 

    - Energy Solutions, South Jordan Giver Award. This award recognizes the business demonstrating the most significant community involvement and support. 

    - Dr. Dale Hull of Neuroworx and Coach Dave Peck of Bingham High School, South Jordan Hero Award. This award recognizes the business or individual demonstrating the most significant acts of inspiration, leadership and service to others. 

    - Garbett Homes, South Jordan Living Award. This award recognizes the business demonstrating the best environmental sustainability practices in its operations. 

    - Kennecott Utah Copper, South Jordan Pillar Award. This award recognizes the business demonstrating the most significant all-around business excellence. 

    Nominations for awards were made by Chamber members, each of whom was asked and allowed to submit nominations. Nominees were not required to be members of the South Jordan Chamber of Commerce, but must impact South Jordan in the category in which they were nominated. Award winners were chosen by a committee of the Board of Directors. Members of the Board of Directors are elected by the general membership of the South Jordan Chamber. Award winners were presented with a crystal obelisk etched with their name and award category at the Annual Recognition Dinner presented by Rio Tinto. 

    The South Jordan Chamber of Commerce is a private business organization supported by its members. The mission of the South Jordan Chamber is "Advocate for a strong and vibrant business community in South Jordan."

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