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  • Peak Universal Bond by Ultradent Products, Inc. Now Available in Bottle Delivery

    April 23, 2013 South Jordan, UT

    Ultradent Products, Inc. will now offer Peak Universal Bond, the proven self-etch and total-etch adhesive, in a bottle delivery option. Ultradent will unveil the 4ml bottle dispenser at the California Dental Association trade show on April 10-13.

     

    Peak Universal Bond is a 7.5% filled light-cured resin ideal for all bonding procedures, both direct and indirect. It provides optimal bond strengths and works with composite, metal, zirconia, porcelain repair, and post and core procedures. Peak’s unique formulation, which is compatible with self-etch and total-etch techniques, also features a 0.2% concentration of chlorhexidine, which has been proven to ensure long-term bond strengths.1,2,3,4 In fact, in both in-house studies5 and a study conducted by Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada,6 Peak consistently recorded the highest bond strengths on both dentin and enamel.

     

    Whether the clinician chooses the original syringe delivery or Ultradent’s new bottle delivery option, Peak Universal Bond’s trusted features and benefits remain the same and consistently offer unsurpassed bond strength, regardless of material.
    To learn more about Peak Universal Bond and its delivery options, please stop by Ultradent Booth #450 at the California Dental Association meeting next week, or call us at 800-552-5512. You can also learn more by visiting Ultradent online at ultradent.com.
     
    1. Brackett MG, Tay FR, Brackett WW, Dib A, Dipp FA, Mai S, et al. In vivo chlorhexidine stabilization of hybrid layers of an acetone-based dentin adhesive. Oper Dent. 2009;34(4):379-83. 2. Carrilho MRO, Carvalho RM, de Goes MF, di Hipólito V, Geraldeli S, Tay FR, et al. Chlorhexidine preserves dentin bond in vitro. J Dent Res 2007;86(1):90–94. 3. Carrilho MRO, Geraldeli S, Tay F, de Goes MF, Carvalho RM, Tjäderhane L, et al. In vivo preservation of the hybrid layer by chlorhexidine. J Dent Res 2007;86(6):529–533. 4. Brackett WW, Tay FR, Brackett MG, Dib A, Sword RJ, Pashley DH. The effect of chlorhexidine on dentin hybrid layers in vivo. Oper Dent. 2007;32(2):107–1115. In-house testing shows the superior bond strengths of Peak Universal Bond. Data available upon request. 6. Price RB, McLeod M, Felix CM. Bond strengths of self-etching bonding systems to dentin and enamel. J Dent Res 87(Spec Iss A): 0825, 2008 (www.dentalresearch.org).
     
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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. Partners with Levin Group Inc. to Offer Group Education Grants for Dentists and Staff

    March 25, 2013 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc. has partnered with Levin Group, Inc. to give dentists and two members of their staff an opportunity to attend an educational seminar free of charge. Levin Group offers “Increase Practice Production Now” seminars in various cities throughout the United States. Based on their research and experience as the world leader in dental practice management and marketing consulting, Levin Group seminars educate dentists and their staff how proven business systems generate rapid practice growth. Levin Group’s chairman and CEO, Roger P. Levin, DDS, teaches dentists how to improve the business performance of their practices. Educational objectives include using step-by-step systems to:

    • Increase practice profitability
    • Grow the number of new patients through customer service and internal marketing
    • Motivate patients to accept treatment and refer others by increasing production pace
    • Utilize scheduling systems to increase production
    • Use scripts to shift from patient communication to patient motivation
    • Set and track performance targets to reach goals
    • Implement practical techniques for building and leading a great practice team.

    The course will offer dentists the opportunity to earn up to 10 continuing education credits.

     

    Levin Group’s mission is to improve the lives of dentists through innovation, integrity, and exceeding client expectations, which mirrors Ultradent’s mission of being driven to improve oral health globally through science, creativity, and education. Dr. Roger P. Levin, a third-generation dentist, has authored 65 books, more than 3,200 articles, and speaks to thousands of dental professionals worldwide every year. Dr. Levin sits on the editorial boards of five prominent dental publications, serves as the practice management editor of “Compendium” and is the managing editor of “Dental Business Review.” He is also a regular contributor to the “Journal of the American Dental Association.” Levin Group is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, with offices in Phoenix, Arizona, and Marseille, France.

    Course Dates:

    • April 19-20 | Baltimore, MD
    • April 27 | Denver, CO
    • May 10-11 | Chicago, IL
    • June 7-8 | Phoenix, AZ
    • July 12 | Anaheim, CA
    • July 25-26 | Chicago, IL
    • September 27-28 | Boston, MA
    • November 22-23 | Las Vegas, NV

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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. Welcomes Dr. Steven Glassman as a Featured Lecturer

    March 19, 2013 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc. is proud to welcome Dr. Steven Glassman as a featured lecturer at several one-day courses taking place across the United States during 2013. Dr. Glassman’s course, titled “Minimally Invasive Techniques for Maximum Smile Enhancement and Health,” closely examines the dental/medical connection, addressing particular studies that show how caries, periodontal disease, and tooth wear affect total health, and how these conditions can be diagnosed and treated using a minimally invasive approach. The course will also feature practical ways dental professionals can effectively market minimally invasive techniques in their practices using digital photography and social media. Each course will give clinicians the opportunity to earn up to six continuing education credits.


    Dr. Glassman graduated from the Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery with his doctor of dental surgery degree in 1984. He is a founding member of the World Congress of Microdentistry and belongs to many dental associations, including the American Dental Association, the New York County Dental Society, the International Congress of Oral Implantology, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Glassman has published numerous articles in top industry journals and was the recipient of the TopDoc New York Award in 2010. When he’s not traveling all over the world educating other dental professionals in the newest technologies in cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Glassman practices with his wife, Dr. Debra Glassman, in their New York City cosmetic dental practice.


    Course Dates:

    • May 17, 2013 - Melville, NY
    • September 27, 2013 - Marina del Rey, CA
    • November 15, 2013 - Miami, FL

    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 even 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 Products, Inc. Welcomes Dr. Hal Stewart as a Featured Lecturer

    March 12, 2013 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc. is proud to welcome Dr. Hal Stewart as a featured lecturer at several one-day courses taking place across the United States during 2013. Dr. Stewart’s course, titled “Function and Beauty: Mastering the Art and Science of Composite Resins for Functional and Esthetic Success,” focuses on how clinicians can provide a beautiful alternative to porcelain with a prefabricated veneer system that is predictable, affordable, and profitable. Dr. Stewart’s course will feature both a lecture and a hands-on component where dental professionals will apply their knowledge by practicing the techniques used to place composite veneers. Each course will give clinicians the opportunity to earn up to four continuing education credits.


    Dr. Stewart has been practicing in Flower Mound, Texas, since 1990. He is a Level IV graduate of OBI (Orognathic Bioesthetics International) and currently serves on its faculty. Dr. Stewart has studied extensively at the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and the Las Vegas Institute for Cosmetic Dentistry. He has lectured all over the country on bioesthetic and cosmetic dentistry, practice management, and building meaningful patient–doctor relationships. Dr. Stewart has served as president of the Texas Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry.


    Course Dates:

    • April 19, 2013 - Atlanta, GA
    • June 28, 2013 - Corvallis, OR
    • September 27, 2013 - Cleveland, OH
    • October 18, 2013 - Albuquerque, NM
    • November 1, 2013 - West Chester, NY
    • November 8, 2013 - Puerto Rico

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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. Announces Dr. Dan E. Fischer Seminar Dates

    March 1, 2013 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc. is proud to announce the 2013 dates for several continuing education seminars with Dr. Dan E. Fischer. The course, titled “Lessons of the Downturn: Positioning for the Future,” will give clinicians up to eight continuing education credits.


    Dr. Fischer’s seminar will focus on helping dental practices weather the economic downturn through technological advancements in restorative and esthetic dentistry. This will include a discussion on the importance that direct veneers and esthetic composite restorations play in the reconstruction of anterior teeth, advancements in bonding technologies, and how to achieve profound hemostasis through the use of tissue management techniques. Dr. Fischer will also address the foundational role prevention plays in quality dentistry.


    Dr. Dan E. Fischer graduated from Loma Linda University in 1974. Following graduation, Dr. Fischer maintained a full-time private practice for fifteen years. Since 1990 he has worked extensively in research and development but still maintains a part-time practice with an emphasis on esthetic dentistry. He is president and CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc. and is extensively involved in the R&D of many products used in the dental profession. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at Loma Linda University and the University of Texas at San Antonio. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the AACD in 2005, and he was inducted into the American College of Dentists in October 2011.


    Course Dates:

    • 4/5/2013 - Gaithersburg, MD
    • 4/19/2013 - Morgantown, WV
    • 5/3/2013 - Mahwah, NJ
    • 5/4/2013 - Brooklyn, NY
    • 6/7/2013 - Puerto Rico
    • 6/28/2013 - Amarillo, TX
    • 7/12/2013 - Pasco, WA
    • 8/9/2013 - Knoxville, TN
    • 8/16/2013 - Little Rock, AR
    • 9/13/2013 - Kansas City, KS
    • 9/27/2013 - Naperville, IL
    • 10/11/2013 - Bismarck, ND
    • 11/8/2013 - Whitefish, MT
    • 11/15/2013 - Fort Collins, CO

    To learn more, please visit ultradent.com/seminars or call us at 800.520.6640.


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  • Introducing ClearTemp LC

    February 14, 2013 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc. introduces ClearTemp LC, the only temporary cement on the market designed specifically for temporary veneers. Ultradent will showcase this unique new product next week at the Chicago Midwinter Meeting on February 21–23. 

    For more information, please view attached document, or visit us at www.ultradent.co​m

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  • Ultradent Introduces New Tools for Online Account Management

    February 5, 2013 South Jordan, Utah

    Ultradent customers now have the ability to access and manage their account information online. This new feature added to ultradent.com allows customers to view invoices and statements, make and schedule payments with a credit card or checking account, set up automatic payments, and more. Customers can also choose to receive invoices and statements via email for easy uploading into their accounting software programs.


    To access these account management features, customers can click on the Pay My Bill link found on the Sign In and My Account screens of ultradent.com, or they can visit ultradent.billtrust.com directly. First-time users will be required to create an account using their existing account number and email address. They’ll also be asked to select a password when registering.


    “We have attempted to address many concerns and suggestions from customers and our outside sales team in the implementation of this tool,” said Ken Bruch, accounting manager at Ultradent. “We are excited to be able to offer this service to our customers.”


    For any questions or concerns regarding the online tool, please contact the Ultradent accounts receivable team at ar.help@ultradent.com, or call Ultradent’s customer service department at 800-552-5512.


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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 even 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’s “Favorites” Honored by the Townies

    December 20, 2012 South Jordan, Utah

    ​Ultradent Products, Inc. was honored with nine 2012 Townie Choice awards! The Awards covered several of Ultradent’s top product categories including Take-Home Cosmetic Bleach, Pit and Fissure Sealants, Toothpaste, Finishing and Polishing Pastes, Caries Detectors, Etchants, Gingival Retraction Material, Hemostatic Agents, and Canal Treatment.

     

    Townies have been marking the ballots for their favorite dental products since 2003.  Their community of more than 157,000 members from dentaltown.com represents a powerful collective of practicing dental professionals from around the world.   We’re honored to have the Townies recognize several Ultradent “favorites,” including Seek and Sable Seek, Ultra-Etch, Ultrapak Knitted Cord and ViscoStat. Ultradent Diamond Polish Mint, UltraSeal XT plus, ViscoStat Clear, UltraCal XS, and three Opalescence products: Opalescence Treswhite Supreme, Opalescence Take-Home Whitening, and Opalescence Whitening Toothpaste.

     

    For more information on Ultradent’s Townie favorites, please call 1-800-552-5512 or visit us online at www.ultradent.com.

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  • Ultradent Doubles its Collection Goal for the Utah Food Bank

    November 30, 2012 South Jordan, Utah

    ​On November 5, 2012, Ultradent launched its annual food drive with a theme of “Hunger Games”.  The kick-off event consisted of team challenges led by Ultradent’s Upper Management towards their goal of 100,000 pounds of food.  The two week long food drive resulted in an astounding collection of over 200,000 pounds of food!

     

    Ultradent Products, Inc. is a dental products manufacturer in South Jordan, Utah.  Employees have raised money and collected canned goods for the Utah Food Bank for the past 10 years with a participation consisting of 700-900 employees each year. “Last year”, said Dr. Dan Fischer, President/CEO of Ultradent, “Employees generously donated 83,010 pounds of food so it seemed like a reasonable challenge to set this year’s goal at 100,000 pounds.  I could hardly contain my excitement and pride when I heard the collection amount totaled 208,169 pounds!  I feel privileged to work with such amazing and generous individuals.”

     

    Ultradent donated $25,000 cash (101,287 pounds) to the Utah Food Bank in a check presentation on November 27, 2012.  The balance of $26,784.45 cash was donated to AmeriCares for the victims of the Sandy Hurricane. 

     

    For more information, please contact Ultradent Products, Inc. at 1-800-552-5512 or visit us www.ultradent.com. 

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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. Expands Distribution Strategy in Oceania

    November 13, 2012 ​SOUTH JORDAN, Utah

    Ultradent Products, Inc. expands its distribution strategy in Australia and New Zealand to include distribution by Gunz Dental and Henry Schein.  To manage the expansion, Mr. Peter Mackley has been appointed as Pacific, Sub-Sahara Country Manager.  Mr. Mackley brings a wealth of industry and business experience to the role and is well known within the region.


    "As Country Manager, I am proud to announce new distribution arrangement for Ultradent products in Australia and New Zealand.  Effective 1 November 2012, Ultradent products will be jointly distributed by Gunz Dental and Henry Schein Halas in Australia; and Gunz Dental and Henry Schein Shalfoon in New Zealand. The new distribution arrangements are consistent with Ultradent's global strategic plan," said Mr Mackley.  “Mr Mackley said, "Ultradent has a number of new products which it intends to introduce to the region. We are also very committed to maintaining an active continuing education program."

    Mr Mackley also acknowledged the long standing, exclusive association Ultradent has had with Gunz Dental. November marks the 26th anniversary of partnership between the two companies.

    The new joint distribution partnership will allow Ultradent to take on a greater local presence within the region. Ultradent's core value, improving oral health globally, will be further underpinned by the joint distribution resources of Gunz Dental and Henry Schein.

    For more information, please visit www.ultradent.com or call our regional office at +61 (0) 418886618.

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