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  • Dr. Carlos Spironelli Ramos Featured on Cover of Dentistry Today

    April 23, 2018 South Jordan, Utah

    SOUTH JORDAN, UT, April 23, 2018 – Dr. Carlos Spironelli Ramos, DDS, MS, PhD, and Ultradent’s endodontic clinical manager, is featured on the April 2018 cover of renowned dental journal, Dentistry Today. Dr. Carlos Spironelli Ramos is also the “genius” behind Ultradent’s award-winning Endo-Eze™ Genius® endodontic system. Along with the cover photo, the publication features a piece written by Dr. Spironelli Ramose entitled Endodontic Treatment Advances: Apical Cleaning and Apical Shaping Limits.

     

     About Dr. Carlos Spironelli Ramos, DDS, MS, PhD

    Carlos Spironelli Ramos DDS, MS, PhD, graduated in dentistry in 1987 in Brazil, then soon after received a scholarship to study in Japan. He finished his residency in endodontics in Brazil in 1990. From 1991 to 1993, he attended the master’s program in endodontics, receiving a Master of Science degree. He then began the PhD program in endodontics, completing it in 1997, the same year he published his first book. From 1995 to 2012, he worked as a professor of endodontics at the State University of Londrina, where he coordinated the endodontics sector. During this same time, he published three books and wrote more than a dozen chapters for various endodontics books. Professor Ramos is currently a partial time adjunct professor at Roseman University of Health Sciences in South Jordan, Utah, as well as the R&D Endodontics Manager at Ultradent. He was granted three international patents, which have brought different devices to the world marketplace that use these patented technologies. He performs many lectures, hands-on workshops, and conferences worldwide each year, having visited over 40 countries. All this has been accomplished while working part-time exclusively as an endodontic specialist at his private office from 1987 to 2012.

     

    To learn more about Ultradent’s award-winning line of endodontic products and equipment call 800.552.5512, or visit ultradent.com.

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     About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    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 health care 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 ultradent.com.

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  • Ultradent Introduces ChlorCid® Surf Canal Irrigation Solution

    April 21, 2018 South Jordan, Utah

    SOUTH JORDAN, UT, April 21, 2018 – Ultradent Products, Inc., is pleased to introduce the newest addition to its award-winning line of endodontics products, ChlorCid® Surf sodium hypochlorite solution with surfactant.

     

    ChlorCid Surf solution, a root canal preparation solution, features the added cleansing power of surfactant to break the surface tension and allow for better sodium hypochlorite penetration into difficult-to-reach places like isthmuses and lateral canals. The 3% sodium hypochlorite solution and surfactant allows for better wall contact, thanks to its unique formulation.

     

    ChlorCid Surf solution comes in two types of delivery, IndiSpense syringes and 480 ml bottles, to cater to every clinician’s needs.

     

    To learn more or to purchase ChlorCid Surf solution, call 800.552.5512, or visit ultradent.com.

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     About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    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 health care 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 ultradent.com.

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  • Dr. Dan Fischer Receives “Trailblazer” Award From Local Charity

    April 13, 2018 South Jordan, Utah

    SOUTH JORDAN, UT, April 13, 2018 – Dr. Dan Fischer, founder and CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc., received the Trailblazer Award from the Senior Charity Care Foundation of Salt Lake City, Utah at its annual Hope Benefit on Tuesday evening. The charity presented the Trailblazer Award to Dr. Fischer for his contributions to dental care and dental innovation, as well as his for support of the organization through annual donations of dental products and financial contributions.

     

    On receiving the award, Dr. Fischer said, “I think that what the Senior Charity Care Foundation does is a noble and wonderful cause. It brings me great joy that through their work, they are giving many seniors back the ability to smile and chew, and I’m so proud to be honored by them and to support them.”

     

    The Senior Charity Care Foundation of Salt Lake City serves senior citizens throughout the Intermountain West by striving to provide financial assistance and healthcare—with an emphasis on providing funding for dental services such as dentures, hygiene, and restorative dentistry procedures—for seniors who do not have the ability to pay. The Hope Benefit is their annual charity event which typically raises over $75,000 to support low-income seniors in the region.

     

    To help support, or to learn more about the Senior Charity Care Foundation, visit seniorcharitycarefoundation.org.

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     About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    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 health care 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 ultradent.com.

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  • Ultradent Announces Dr. Bertice Berry as Keynote Speaker for Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women

    April 5, 2018 South Jordan, Utah

    SOUTH JORDAN, UT, April 5, 2018 – Ultradent is pleased to announce Dr. Bertice Berry as the keynote speaker for the upcoming event Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women.

     

    Dr. Berry is a best-selling author of 11 fiction and non-fiction books, award-winning lecturer, and doctor of sociology. She has also been named Comedian-of-the-Year, Lecturer-of-the-Year, and Entertainer-of-the-Year by various organizations.

     

    Dr. Bertice Berry has hosted her own nationally syndicated television show, and appeared on The Tonight Show, the Oprah Winfrey Show, Crossfire, 20/20, NPR, PBS, Comedy Central, and CNN. Dr. Berry has also been a featured speaker at TEDx.

     

    Dr. Berry’s literary work covers a wide range of topics, including healthcare, humor, health and wellness, relationships, servant leadership, diversity, love, and finding your purpose. Berry has also led parades, had classrooms named after her, and been awarded ten honorary doctorates. She earned her own doctoral degree from Kent State University at the age of 26. Dr. Berry firmly believes that every person has a unique purpose and that it is everyone’s obligation to find it and use it to improve one’s own life and the lives of others.

     

    Dr. Berry is the adoptive mother to five children, which she considers her greatest accomplishment.

     

    About Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women

     

    The Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women event will take place June 22–23, 2018 at Ultradent’s international headquarters in South Jordan, UT. It will feature iconic women in the field of dentistry teaching classes and workshops on everything from work/life balance, practice building and management, esthetic dentistry, lasers, and more.

     

    Attendees will be treated to a special dinner in an orchard at the home of Dr. Dan Fischer, founder and CEO of Ultradent, as well as a cocktail social where attendees can mingle with each other and the event’s speakers. Additionally, all other meals, including another special dinner event will be included in the price of the workshop.

     

    By attending Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women, clinicians will earn 16 continuing education credits. Registration begins March 8, 2018, with 100 spots available. The early bird ticket rate is $99, and available until April 20, 2018. After that, tickets are $199.

     

    Ultradent has reserved hotel rooms for rates ranging from $109/night to $129/Night at the Courtyard Marriott, the Hampton Inn, and the Residence Inn in Sandy, Utah. More hotel information is available at www.iconsofdentistry.com.

     

    To register for, or learn more about Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women, please call 800.520.6640 or visit www.iconsofdentistry.com.

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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    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 health care 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 ultradent.com.

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  • Nominate Women Dentists to Win Scholarship to Attend Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women

    April 3, 2018 South Jordan, Utah

    SOUTH JORDAN, UT, April 3, 2018 – Ultradent is pleased to announce a special scholarship opportunity for women dentists to win a paid trip to attend Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women, June 22–23, 2018. Ultradent will choose five lucky recipients to receive an all-expenses paid trip to the event. Prize includes round-trip coach airfare from U.S. cities to Salt Lake City, Utah, hotel accommodations for the duration of the workshop, and waived tuition for the workshop. Attendees, including scholarship winners, will receive 16 CE credits for their attendance. Winners will be notified by telephone call to their dental practice.

     

    To submit a nomination, please post on the Icons of Dentistry Facebook page, or email shalyse.walker@ultradent.com, identifying the woman dentist you are nominating, as well as a brief paragraph or two about why you think this woman should win based on their contributions to the dental industry, community involvement, philanthropy, etc. Nominations will be accepted until April 15, 2018. Nominations must be for women dentists licensed in the United States, age 18 and over. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited.

     

    About Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women

     

    The Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women event will take place June 22–23, 2018 at Ultradent’s international headquarters in South Jordan, UT. It will feature iconic women in the field of dentistry teaching classes and workshops on everything from work/life balance, practice building and management, esthetic dentistry, lasers, and more. There will also be a special keynote speaker to be announced later this month.

     

    Attendees will be treated to a special dinner in an orchard at the home of Dr. Dan Fischer, founder and CEO of Ultradent, as well as a cocktail social where attendees can mingle with each other and the event’s speakers. Additionally, all other meals, including another special dinner event will be included in the price of the workshop.

     

    By attending Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women, clinicians will earn 16 continuing education credits. Registration begins March 8, 2018, with 100 spots available. The early bird ticket rate is $99, and available until April 20, 2018. After that, tickets are $199.

     

    Ultradent has reserved hotel rooms for rates ranging from $109/night to $129/Night at the Courtyard Marriott, the Hampton Inn, and the Residence Inn in Sandy, Utah. More hotel information is available at www.iconsofdentistry.com.

     

    To register for, or learn more about Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women, please call 800.520.6640 or visit www.iconsofdentistry.com.

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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    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 health care 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 ultradent.com.

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  • Ultradent Announces Special Event: Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women

    March 8, 2018 South Jordan, Utah

    SOUTH JORDAN, UT, March 8, 2018 – In honor of International Women’s Day, Ultradent is pleased to announce an upcoming special two-day event, Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women. It is a weekend of networking, socializing, rejuvenation, and education to celebrate women in dentistry. This year’s theme for the workshop will be Compassion.

     

    The Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women event will take place June 22–23, 2018 at Ultradent’s international headquarters in South Jordan, UT. It will feature iconic women in the field of dentistry teaching classes and workshops on everything from work/life balance, practice building and management, esthetic dentistry, lasers, and more. There will also be a special keynote speaker to be announced later this month.

     

    Attendees will be treated to a special dinner in an orchard at the home of Dr. Dan Fischer, founder and CEO of Ultradent, as well as a cocktail social where attendees can mingle with each other and the event’s speakers. Additionally, attendees will be treated to an evening of dinner and drinks at one of Utah’s highest-rated restaurants, Tuscany.

     

    By attending Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women, clinicians will earn 16 continuing education credits. Registration begins March 8, 2018, with 100 spots available. Tickets are $199.

     

    To register for, or learn more about Icons of Dentistry: A Workshop for Women, please call 800.520.6640 or visit www.iconsofdentistry.com.

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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    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 health care 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 ultradent.com.

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  • Ultradent Introduces Peak®-ZM Zirconia and Metal Primer

    February 23, 2018 South Jordan, Utah

    SOUTH JORDAN, UT, February 23, 2018 – Ultradent Products, Inc., is pleased to introduce Peak®-ZM zirconia and metal primer. Peak-ZM primer is specifically designed to provide high adhesion between zirconia and metal surfaces and the luting material. Thanks to the chemistry containing the MDP monomer, Peak-ZM primer can increase bond strengths five times compared to using a resin cement alone.1 With Peak-ZM primer, clinicians can feel confident in their zirconia and metal restorations.

     

    Peak-ZM zirconia and metal primer is a single component surface treatment that enhances bond values when applied to zirconia, alumina, and metal/alloys. It contains a blend of monomers, including 10-methacryloyldecyl dihydrogen phosphate (MDP), which produces a chemical bond that significantly increases adhesion between resin-based material and the bonding surface of the restoration. It also features a smart chemistry that includes in-house, custom-synthesized monomers that help enhance its bond strength.

     

    Peak-ZM primer is available in convenient 4 ml bottles (300 uses) and 1.2 ml syringes (100 uses).

     

    To learn more about Peak-ZM primer, call 800.552.5512, or visit ultradent.com.

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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, devices, and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s vision is to improve oral health globally. Ultradent also 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 ultradent.com.

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  • Opalescence® PF Tooth Whitening System Unveils New Packaging

    February 22, 2018 South Jordan, Utah

    SOUTH JORDAN, UT, February 22, 2018 – Ultradent Products, Inc., is pleased to unveil new packaging for its hallmark professional take-home tooth whitening system, Opalescence® PF whitening. Opalescence PF whitening system’s new look showcases a modern, sophisticated, clean esthetic and utilizes less plastic than its predecessor. The new packaging also features a nesting concept, which maximizes space and gives each product element a designated place for easy access and product storage. The box uses an invisible magnetic closure, making it easy and desirable to save and reuse, adding to the environmentally friendly, contemporary appeal.

     

    The Opalescence PF tooth whitening system has ranked as the number one professional whitening system worldwide since its release in 1990. The award-winning system features customized take-home whitening trays with syringe-delivered whitening gel. Opalescence whitening gel is known for its sticky, viscous texture which allows it to stay put on the tooth instead of migrating to tissues to provide maximum whitening results with minimum sensitivity. Newest to the Opalescence PF whitening brand is Opalescence® Quick—a 45% carbamide peroxide whitening gel with a 15–30-minute wear time that is now part of Opalescence PF’s take-home line of products. It comes in a Mint flavor. PF whitening also comes in 10%, 15%, 20%, and 35% carbamide peroxide concentrations, in both Regular, Mint, and Melon flavors. The product also contains potassium nitrate and fluoride.

     

    Opalescence PF tooth whitening system is recommended for whitening discolored teeth prior to placement of composite, veneers, or crowns. It is effective in removing some or all internal tooth discolorations due to congenital, systemic, pharmacologic, and traumatic factors, as well as aging. It has even been successful in resolving staining due to fluorosis and tetracycline.1,2

     

    To learn more about Opalescence PF tooth whitening system and to check out its new packaging, visit the Ultradent Booth #3811 at the 2018 Chicago Midwinter Show, call 800.552.5512, or visit ultradent.com.

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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    Ultradent Products, Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, devices, and instruments worldwide. Ultradent’s vision is to improve oral health globally. Ultradent also 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 ultradent.com.

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    2. Morgan J, Presley S. In-office “power” bleaching of vital teeth as an adjunct to at-home bleaching. Advanced Tooth Whitening, a Comprehensive Guide to Whitening. Prac Perio & Aesthet Dent. 2002;14(suppl 2):16-23.

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  • Ultradent Products Inc. Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    February 1, 2018 South Jordan, Utah

    SOUTH JORDAN, UT, February 1, 2018 – This year, Ultradent Products, Inc., a family-owned, international dental supply and manufacturing company, celebrates 40 years in the dental industry. Ultradent began as a family-run, grassroots small business that, throughout four decades, has become a worldwide leader in its field—known for its innovative dental products, rock-solid core values, and family-friendly, people-centered business culture.

     

    Of this milestone, Dr. Dan Fischer, founder and CEO of Ultradent Products, says, “Looking back on the last 40 years, I’m overwhelmed with gratitude for the sacrifice and hard work put in by so many people—whether it be my own family, our fabulous Ultradent employees, or the leaders in dentistry who championed us from the beginning and along the way in this wonderful endeavor. The time has truly flown by, and it’s amazing to look back on the progress we’ve made since our humble beginnings at the kitchen table of my home.” He adds, “I often say that companies are not made of concrete, glass, and steel. They’re made of people, and people serving people is what business is all about. I believe that is one of the key ingredients to Ultradent’s success over the last 40 years.”

     

    Ultradent began 40 years ago with a simple idea by Dr. Fischer, then a young dentist who had recently graduated from Loma Linda University. He wanted to create a product that would act as a solution to a common problem dentists everywhere face—achieving predictable, rapid, and profound hemostasis in the mouth. He knew that if he could come up with a product that met that criteria, he would not only save dentists time and money by allowing them to work more efficiently, but that it would also allow dentists to produce higher quality, more accurate impressions.

     

    Dr. Fischer began experimenting with different chemistries after-hours at his small dental practice in Salt Lake City, and by 1978, he had invented and patented Ultradent’s first product, Astringedent® hemostatic, a groundbreaking feat in tissue management. That same year, he founded Ultradent Products, Inc., as a vehicle to market and sell his invention.

     

    Astringedent hemostatic’s wild success set the pace for a succession of products that today includes a wide range of innovative dental materials and equipment. In fact, since 1978, Ultradent Products has gone from one offering, Astringedent hemostatic, to offering over 1,600 dental products worldwide.

     

    As business grew rapidly, Ultradent also expanded from its first headquarters, a 40-foot x 60-foot metal hay barn on Dr. Fischer’s property, to its South Jordan headquarters, which encompasses over 460,000 square feet. This doesn’t include its numerous offices and subsidiaries throughout the world in Asia, Australia, Europe, and South America.

     

    Ultradent is also a proud USA-manufacturer. The company researches, designs, manufactures, packages, and ships 95% of what it sells in its South Jordan facility. It also exports 70% of its products beyond U.S. borders to over 100 countries throughout the world. Of this practice, Dr. Fischer says, “We believe in staying in touch with our products. The more one outsources, the more one delegates shipping, or production, or R&D to other parts of the world, the more one loses touch with what has made them who they are.”

     

    Ultradent’s hallmark products include its expanded line of tissue management products, which still includes Astringedent hemostatic, and its world renowned, industry-leading line of tooth whitening products, Opalescence® Whitening Systems. Ultradent’s product family also includes the multiple-award winning VALO® and VALO® Grand curing lights, Ultra-Etch® etchant, and its recently introduced dual-wave soft tissue diode Gemini® laser.

     

    Beyond the dental community, Ultradent supports and donates products to humanitarian efforts both locally, nationally, and internationally, including the Crown Council and Sealants for Smiles. Ultradent also founded and sponsors its own 501c3 non-profit organization, the Diversity Foundation, a progressive outreach program committed to preventing hate crimes and intolerance. The foundation is currently helping support over 50 students in their efforts to pursue higher education at the college and graduate level.

     

    To learn more about Ultradent’s 40 year anniversary, please visit ultradent.com. To learn more about or to purchase from Ultradent Products, Inc., please call 800.552.5512.

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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    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 health care 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 ultradent.com.

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  • Ultradent Announces Dentaltown 2017 Townie Choice Award-Winning Products

    December 19, 2017 South Jordan, Utah

    SOUTH JORDAN, UT, December 19, 2017 – Ultradent Products, Inc., a global manufacturer and distributor of dental materials and equipment, announces its Dentaltown 2017 Townie Choice award-winning products. Of its annual awards, Dentaltown says, “Earlier this year, Dentaltown readers voted in droves for their favorite products, services, and equipment—the elements that make their lives easier, their practices more productive, and their staff and patients happier. Herein, we present the winners, the reigning champions and the new victors alike.”

     

    Ultradent’s 2017 Townie Choice Award winners: Opalescence® PF tooth whitening systems for Best Take-Home Cosmetic Bleaching System, Opalescence® Boost whitening for Best In-Office Cosmetic Bleaching System, Opalescence® Whitening Toothpaste for Best Whitening Toothpaste, UltraCal® XS paste for Best Canal Treatment Medicaments, Seek® and Sable Seek® caries indicator for Best Caries Indicator, Ultra-Etch® etchant for Best Etch, Ultrapak® cord for Best Gingival Retraction Material, ViscoStat® and ViscoStat® Clear hemostatics for Best Hemostatic Agent, VALO® and VALO® Cordless curing lights for Best LED Curing Light.

     

    Sean Kennedy, Ultradent’s brand marketing senior manager, says, “We are very excited for our products to be among the winners of the Townie Choice awards again this year. Providing the highest quality products to our customers and patients has always been our top priority, and it’s wonderful to hear that clinicians recognize and appreciate our efforts. We want to extend a huge thank you to the Townie community for their reviews and feedback. They continuously drive us to develop products that exceed their expectation and we hope to continue doing so in the many years to come. Congratulations to all of the winners this year.”

     

    To learn more about Dentaltown’s 2017 Townie Choice Awards, please visit dentaltown.com. To learn more about or to purchase from Ultradent Products, Inc., please call 800.552.5512.

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    About Ultradent Products, Inc.

    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 health care 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 ultradent.com.

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