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  • The “Hollywood Tooth Whitener” – Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme

    March 3, 2008 Salt Lake City, UT

    Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme was spotted mingling with celebrities at the 2008 Academy Awards. MTV’s Mario Lopez, 7th Heaven’s Beverly Mitchell and Nickelodeon’s Devon Werkheiser were among celebrities at the TMG International luxury suite in Beverly Hills, California. Opalescence was invited back this year as the featured tooth whitening “beauty” product due to popular demand. 


    The red carpet wouldn’t be the same without the glitz and glamour of a Hollywood smile. With a wear time of only 30-60 minutes, Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme offers visible results within days with less sensitivity and all the benefits that only a dental company could offer. Packaged in a simple, one-size-fits-all, disposable system, Oscar-bound stars at the suite were excited about how easy it is to brighten their smiles. 

    In January, Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme also made a guest appearance at a Sundance Film Festival beauty suite in Park City, Utah. Guests of the suite included independent film actors, consumer beauty/entertainment publications (People, Prevention, Self and US Magazine), TV talent (Brothers & Sisters, High School Musical) and entertainment affiliates (TV Guide, E! Entertainment). 

    Want more information on the Hollywood tooth whitener? Please visit www.opalescence.com for more information on Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme or any of Ultradent’s other tooth whitening products. 

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    Ultradent Products, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme, 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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  • Dr. Jesse and Dr. Kaminer to Headline Ultradent’s Minimally Invasive Dentistry Lecture Series

    February 8, 2008 South Jordan, UT

    Dr. James Jesse and Dr. Ron Kaminer to launch a minimally invasive dentistry lecture series in San Antonio, Texas on March 28, 2008. The series, titled “21st Century Dentistry: High Tech, High Class Minimally Invasive Dentistry for the Next Decade” will reach 13 cities throughout the United States by the end of the year. The series promises to “jump start” practices with education on lasers, high-tech endodontics and practice management within a one-day course for the practitioner and their staff. 


    Dr. James Jesse graduated from Loma Linda University in 1973. He has been in private practice for 34 years in Colton, California. He lectures extensively on modern practices in endodontics internationally. Dr. Ron Kaminer graduated in 1990 from the State University of New York in Buffalo. Currently in practice in Hewlett and Oceanside, New York, Dr. Kaminer travels internationally to lecture on laser, aesthetic and comprehensive dentistry.

    The Jesse/Kaminer series provides the guarantee of changing a practice forever. The course will provide energy and excitement with the end goal of high end results and high profits. 
    More information about the “Jesse/Kaminer Lecture Series”, please visit www.ultradent.com/seminars or call Brenda Nielsen in Ultradent’s seminars department at 801-553-4262. 

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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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  • Sealants for Smiles and Ultradent Partner to Provide Oral Health Education

    February 5, 2008 South Jordan, UT

    Sealants for Smiles has partnered with Ultradent Products, Inc. and a select group of community donors to provide oral health education, dental screening and the placement of dental sealants for 2nd & 6th grade students in Title 1 schools. The community program is focused on addressing dental disease, the number one national chronic health issue for children. 


    Sealants for Smiles is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is sponsored and administered by Dental Select, one of Utah’s largest providers of dental health plans. The program currently serves schools throughout Salt Lake, Davis, Summit & Tooele counties. Ultradent, Dental Select, Intermountain Healthcare, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Humanitarian Services and the Workers Compensation Fund of Utah have partnered to support the program. By year end, Sealants for Smiles projects the placement of 15,000 dental sealants on children who are currently limited in preventive dental services. 

    Addressing dental disease is part of Ultradent’s mission to find a cure for caries. In 2006, Ultradent established the “UltraSeal No Cavities Club”. The club’s mission is to encourage education about oral health and the placement of dental sealants in pediatric patients. Ultradent also makes both financial and in-kind donations to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation. 

    For more information about Sealants for Smiles or any of Ultradent’s oral health initiatives, please call 1-800-552-5512 or visit us at www.ultradent.com. 

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    About Ultradent 
    Ultradent Products, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of Opalescence, 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. 

    About Dental Select 
    Dental Select, headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, has over 18 years of experience providing dental plans for groups, families and individuals. Founded in 1989, Dental Select is now the largest dental benefits provider in Utah. With over 270,000 members in Utah, Texas and Nevada, they provide dental benefits to over 5,000 companies. Insured vision and AD&D plans were recently added to their large dental plan portfolio of products. With plans to expand to additional states in the near future, Dental Select is positioned for rapid growth as a leader in the dental benefits industry. ​

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  • Opalescence’s patented PF formula outperforms ACP in tooth whitening

    January 30, 2008 South Jordan, UT

     Ultradent Products, Inc. today announced results from a clinical study published in the Journal of Operative Dentistry (July/August, Volume 32, Number 5) on the effect of desensitizing agents in carbamide peroxide gels. Among reported findings, a whitening agent with potassium nitrate and fluoride, specifically Ultradent’s Opalescence PF 15%, was found to achieve significantly greater whitening results than a product with amorphous calcium phosphate (ACP) (Nite White 16%, Discus Dental) 1. 


    Ultradent is an active proponent of PF and its oral health benefits. The PF formula is a mainstay of all Opalescence product configurations including Opalescence Boost, Ultradent’s in-office whitening treatment. The Matis, Cochran, Eckert & Matis study (2007) found that PF and ACP were equally effective in addressing sensitivity issues some individuals experience when whitening. Other recent studies have focused on benefits found specifically in PF such as reducing the susceptibility to caries and tooth strength2 and the improvement in the microhardness of enamel3. 

    "It is important to define the role of PF in the tooth whitening process," said Dr. Dan Fischer, President/CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc. "The popularity of tooth whitening in today’s society has increased a great deal. Desensitizing agents such as PF provide confidence to our patients that we’re caring for the overall health of their teeth. Nevertheless, esthetics is a primary concern. We’re proud to say that the patented sticky and viscous PF formula found in Opalescence products has outperformed other whitening gels, including those with ACP, with significantly greater whitening results.” 

    Opalescence PF with the patented sticky and viscous gel provides unsurpassed whitening results and the benefits of improved enamel health. For more information about Opalescence or any of Ultradent Product, Inc.’s whitening products, please visit (www.ultradent.com) or call us at (800)552-5512. 

    1 Matis BA, Cochran MA, Eckert GJ & Matis JI, In Vivo study of Two Carbamide Peroxide Gels with Different Desensitizing Agents, Journal of Operative Dentistry, 2007. 
    2 Al-Qunaian TA, The effect of Whitening Agents on Caries Susceptibility of Human Enamel, Journal of Operative Dentistry, 2005. 
    3 Bastings RT, Rodrigues AL & Serra MC, The effects of seven carbamide peroxide bleaching agents on enamel microhardness over time, Journal of the American Dental Association, 2003​

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  • Opalescence’s patented PF formula outperforms ACP in tooth whitening

    January 30, 2008 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent Products, Inc. today announced results from a clinical study published in the Journal of Operative Dentistry (July/August, Volume 32, Number 5) on the effect of desensitizing agents in carbamide peroxide gels. Among reported findings, a whitening agent with potassium nitrate and fluoride, specifically Ultradent’s Opalescence PF 15%, was found to achieve significantly greater whitening results than a product with amorphous calcium phosphate (ACP) (Nite White 16%, Discus Dental) 1. 


    Ultradent is an active proponent of PF and its oral health benefits. The PF formula is a mainstay of all Opalescence product configurations including Opalescence Boost, Ultradent’s in-office whitening treatment. The Matis, Cochran, Eckert & Matis study (2007) found that PF and ACP were equally effective in addressing sensitivity issues some individuals experience when whitening. Other recent studies have focused on benefits found specifically in PF such as reducing the susceptibility to caries and tooth strength2 and the improvement in the microhardness of enamel3. 

    "It is important to define the role of PF in the tooth whitening process," said Dr. Dan Fischer, President/CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc. "The popularity of tooth whitening in today’s society has increased a great deal. Desensitizing agents such as PF provide confidence to our patients that we’re caring for the overall health of their teeth. Nevertheless, esthetics is a primary concern. We’re proud to say that the patented sticky and viscous PF formula found in Opalescence products has outperformed other whitening gels, including those with ACP, with significantly greater whitening results.” 

    Opalescence PF with the patented sticky and viscous gel provides unsurpassed whitening results and the benefits of improved enamel health. For more information about Opalescence or any of Ultradent Product, Inc.’s whitening products, please visit (www.ultradent.com) or call us at (800)552-5512. 

    1 Matis BA, Cochran MA, Eckert GJ & Matis JI, In Vivo study of Two Carbamide Peroxide Gels with Different Desensitizing Agents, Journal of Operative Dentistry, 2007. 
    2 Al-Qunaian TA, The effect of Whitening Agents on Caries Susceptibility of Human Enamel, Journal of Operative Dentistry, 2005. 
    3 Bastings RT, Rodrigues AL & Serra MC, The effects of seven carbamide peroxide bleaching agents on enamel microhardness over time, Journal of the American Dental Association, 2003​

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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. presents the world renown Dr. Newton Fahl, Jr.

    October 12, 2007 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent Products will host a three-day seminar featuring Dr. Newton Fahl, Jr. at The Westin Casuarina, Las Vegas Hotel, Spa & Casino on October 25-29, 2007. Dr. Fahl will present on “Composite Artistry: Creating Anterior Masterpieces” to an exclusive audience of Ultradent’s invited guests. 


    Well-known for his specialty in esthetic and cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Fahl will present his philosophy of how to conservatively, effectively and artistically perform aesthetic direct anterior composite restorations. Consistent with Ultradent’s philosophy of minimally invasive dentistry, Dr. Fahl’s treatments will maintain conservatism in preparation of teeth while achieving longevity and esthetics. 

    Dr. Newton Fahl, Jr. received his DDS degree in 1987 from Londrina State University, Brazil. He continued on to receive a Certificate in Operative Dentistry and Master of Science degree from the University of Iowa in 1989. Dr. Fahl now maintains a full-time private practice in Curitiba, Brazil. Dr. Fahl is a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (AAED) and the founding member and past president of the Brazilian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry (BSAD) and MCG-Hinman Foundation fellow. 
    More information about Dr. Fahl’s seminar can be found at www.morrismeetings.com/reg/ultradentlasvegas2007 or by contacting Brenda Nielsen in Ultradent’s seminars department at 801-553-4262. 
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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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  • Dr. Dan Fischer, President/CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc., receives the “Manufacturer Award”

    October 7, 2007 South Jordan, UTu

    Dr. Dan Fischer, President/CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc., was recognized by the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry (WCMID) at their 8th annual conference for his effort in promoting Minimally Invasive Dentistry. 


    Founded in 1999, WCMID is a nationally recognized community of healthcare professionals dedicated to the philosophy of minimally invasive dentistry. At their recent conference held in San Diego, California, Dr. Dan Fischer was presented the “Manufacturer Award”. Presented by the President of WCMID, Timothy R. Harbolt, and the Executive Director, V. Kim Kutsch, the award recognizes individuals that make a significant contribution and demonstrate leadership in the field of Minimally Invasive Dentistry. 
    Further information about Dr. Dan Fischer or Ultradent Products, Inc, please visit www.ultradent.com or call (801) 552-5512. 

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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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  • Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme

    October 1, 2007 Salt Lake City, UT

    Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme made a glamorous entrance at the annual Style LA fashion benefit last week at the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica. Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme was among a select group of sponsors to support the event’s charitable beneficiary, Stop the Violence/Face the Music, a non-profit organization committed to decreasing violence, crime, and substance abuse. 

    The Style LA fashion benefit was co-hosted by actress Shiva Rose McDermott and Samantha Harris of E! Entertainment. The event’s 500 attendees brought together some of LA’s most notable and glamorous stars, including actress Constance Marie of The George Lopez Show, reality TV stars JP Calderon, Leilene and Jo De La Rosa, Keri Lynn Pratt from Brothers & Sisters, Joy Lauren from Desperate Housewives, NBA basketball player Tyson Chandler, designer Jennifer Nicholson and soap opera stars from, Days of Our Lives and Passions Young & the Restless for a flirtatious evening of fashion and beauty. 
    TMG, the Style LA fashion producer, included Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme as the perfect finish to the “runway ready” makeover. Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme was nominated as the 2007 Top 100 product by Dentistry Today. 
    Consumers who use Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme experience a visibly whitened smile within days of using the product. The system consists of 10 pre-filled, disposable trays which are worn for 60 minutes a day. Using Opalescence PF technology, the consumer experiences whitening results with less sensitivity while rebuilding enamel and preventing cavities. 
    As with all Opalescence products, Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme is available through dentists worldwide. To find a dentist that distributes Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme or to learn how to get a free sample of the product, consumers can call Ultradent at 1-800-552-5512. The average cost through dentists is approximately $75-100. For more information, visit Opalescence’s website, www.opalescence.com. 

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    Ultradent Products, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of Opalescence Trèswhite Supreme, 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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  • Opalescence Boost Whitening System Now With PF Technology

    September 26, 2007 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent Products unveils the new Opalescence Boost at the American Dental Association Annual Session in San Francisco, California this week. Opalescence Boost now includes Ultradent’s patented and scientifically proven PF technology for stronger enamel, decreased sensitivity and caries prevention. 


    Recent studies have shown that the best in-office whitening results do not require the use of a light*. Opalescence Boost has maintained its time-tested and chemically activated 38% hydrogen peroxide solution now with the added benefit of PF technology. 

    The unique syringe-to-syringe mixing system ensures freshness in application while the distinct red color makes the gel easy to apply and remove. Because Opalescence Boost formula is so powerful, a full treatment can be completed within a one-hour appointment. 

    Visit Ultradent’s booth #6474 for more information about the new Opalescence Boost, or call Ultradent Products, Inc. (www.ultradent.com) at (800)552-5512 for more information about our full line of tooth whitening products. 


    *Buchalla W, Attin T. External bleaching therapy with activation by heat, light or lase—a systematic review. Dent Mater. 2007 May;23(5):586-96. Epub 2006 Jul 3. 
    Swift, E J. Kugel, G. Kanca, J. More About Tooth Whitening. J Am Dent Assoc, Vol 134, No 7, 809-811. 
    New Generation In-Office Vital Tooth Bleaching, Part 1. CRA Newsletter. Clinicians’ Guide to Dental Products & Techniques. Volume 26, Issue 11. November 2002. 
    New Generation In-Office Vital Tooth Bleaching, Part 2. CRA Newsletter. Clinicians’ Guide to Dental Products & Techniques. Volume 27, Issue 3. March 2003. 
    Kugel, G. Papathanasiou, A. Williams, A J. Anderson, C. Ferreira, S. Tooth Whitening: Clinical Evaluation of Chemical and Light-Activated Tooth Whitening Systems. Compendium. January 2006. Vol. 27(1), 54-62. 
    Hein, D K. Ploeger, B J. Hartup, J K. Wagstaff, R S. Palmer, T M. In-office Vital Tooth Bleaching—What Do Lights Add? Compendium. April 2003. Vol. 24(4A). 340-352. 



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    Ultradent Products, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of Opalescence, 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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  • New accelerant material greatly reduces set time of EndoREZ endodo

    August 1, 2007 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent Products, Inc. announces the release of EndoREZ Accelerator, the first dental product that speeds the set time of an endodontic resin sealer, allowing the clinician to rapidly transition from endodontic treatment to post-endodontic restorative procedures minutes after completion of root canal therapy. The release of EndoREZ Accelerator makes EndoREZ the only self-priming, hydrophilic and biocompatible endodontic sealer system available with a fast-polymerizing accelerator component. 


    As the newest addition to the groundbreaking family of EndoREZ-branded products, EndoREZ® Accelerator™ reduces the set time from 15 to 30 minutes to 4 to 6 minutes, on average. The reduction in time allows the clinician, assistants and patient to complete a comprehensive root canal/restorative appointment in a shorter period of time. Also, it can enable a clinician and patient to avoid a second recall appointment to finish restorative work. 

    EndoREZ Accelerator is easy to administer when using EndoREZ. An accessory cone (preferably an EndoREZ point) is dipped in a single-use vial of EndoREZ Accelerator. The cone is then passively placed into a canal filled with EndoREZ sealer. The resin begins settings in seconds. EndoREZ Accelerator may only be used with EndoREZ sealer. Additionally, since the material is delivered passively using a dipped accessory cone as a carrier, EndoREZ Accelerator is not conducive to obturation methods involving thermal or lateral compaction. Also, internal testing from Ultradent shows no difference in microleakage of canals treated with EndoREZ and Accelerator. There is no concern for cytotoxicity or biological incompatibility. 

    EndoREZ Accelerator is packaged in a 20-vial package, with two foil blister trays of 10 vials each. Each vial is intended for single-patient use. 

    For more information about EndoREZ Accelerator or any of Ultradent’s endodontic products, please call Ultradent Products, Inc. at (800)552-5512, or visit us online at www.ultradent.com. 

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    Ultradent Products, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of EndoREZ Accelerator, 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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