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  • Triodent Announces V4 ClearMetal Matrix System™

    July 1, 2013 SOUTH JORDAN, Utah

    ​Triodent and Ultradent Products, Inc. are delighted to introduce the V4 ClearMetal Matrix System™, featuring the ClearMetal Matrix™ with “micro-windows.” ClearMetal is the only transparent matrix with the advantages of metal malleability. Hundreds of microscopic resin-filled windows allow light to pass through the stainless steel, so curing composite in a Class II restoration can be initiated laterally and interproximally, as well as occlusally, while leaving no imprint on the composite.


    The V4 System creates natural contours with ease, and the added benefit of ring, matrix, and wedge transparency makes it a great match for bulk fill resins and deep cavities, giving the dentist peace of mind that the composite is sufficiently cured before the matrix is removed.


    A smart feature of the ClearMetal Matrix is that the micro-windows act like a “ramp cure,” where light intensity is increased gradually to reduce initial stress and optimize polymerization. Of course, once the matrix has been removed, the composite can be given a final cure.


    The V4 System also includes a new V4 Ring™, which has superior grip over the full range of embrasure and Class II cavity shapes and sizes. It performs especially well on large restorations, gripping even on severely compromised teeth, and the ring tines are transparent for light transmission. The matrix ring, which comes in molar and premolar sizes, is also extremely durable and easier to clean than other rings.


    Completing the system is the transparent V4 Wedge™. The wedge, though very small, is packed with unique features that facilitate outstanding matrix retention and adaptation, and a perfect seal on the matrix at the gingival margin.


    Triodent has a proud dental manufacturing history, led by the multi-award-winning V3 Sectional Matrix System.


    Triodent founder and CEO Dr. Simon McDonald says the launch of the V4 is exciting, not least because of the breakthrough technology featured in the matrix, and the innovations in the wedge.


    “It’s a fantastic thrill bringing a new product to market,” Dr McDonald says. “We always knew we were on a winner with V3 but it was humbling that dentists embraced it in the way they did. I’m confident the V4 will get the same reaction—it’s such a clever system.


    “Making the dentist’s job easier is always our primary aim in developing products, and we’ve done it again with V4. This is a product for bulk fill and traditional composite users. And whether they feel it’s necessary or not, dentists will find the cure-through option irresistible.”


    Initial reaction to V4 has been extremely positive. Leading dental educator Dr. John Comisi describes it as a “terrific device.”


    “Once again Triodent has made a major leap forward in improving the restorative process,” he says.


    V4 is available initially only in the United States, through Triodent’s exclusive U.S. dealer, Ultradent Products Inc., before being rolled out globally.


    The solution is clear – V4.


    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



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  • Ultradent Summit—The Ultimate CE Event

    June 24, 2013 SOUTH JORDAN, Utah

    ​Ultradent Products, Inc. is pleased to announce its 2013 Ultradent Summit, a continuing education event that will take place on October 18 and 19 at Ultradent’s South Jordan campus. The Summit will feature an all-star lineup of speakers who will cover esthetics and technological advances in dentistry, a hands-on practicum in endodontics and composite veneers, as well as a course testing bond strengths and techniques. Clinicians or staff members who attend both days can earn up to 16 CE credit hours.

    The event will kick off with a seminar from president and CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc., Dr. Dan Fischer, who will present “Lessons of the Downturn, Positioning for the Future,” followed by a tour of Ultradent’s facilities, which feature more robotics than any other company west of the Mississippi, with the exception of the automobile industry. After lunch, attendees can attend a seminar by Ultradent’s director of research and development, Neil Jessop, titled, “The Relationship Between Conservative Dentistry & Bond Strengths,” which will include a hands-on portion. The evening will end with dinner hosted by Dr. and Mrs. Fischer at their home.

    Day two of the Ultradent Summit will begin with a seminar from Dr. Renato Leonardo titled, “Technological Resources and Biological Concepts in Minamally Invasive Dentistry.” Dr. Leonardo’s lecture will also include a hands-on learning portion. Following lunch, Dr. Stephan Lampl will present a “Minimally Invasive Direct Veneers and Composite Course,” also followed by a hands-on learning session. The Ultradent Summit will end with a BBQ dinner, bonding awards, prizes, and Western dancing.

    For registration, pricing, and information, please call 800-552-5512. For questions or support regarding travel and hotel accommodations, contact Becca Pickens at or 800-520-6640.


    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

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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. Announces the Grand Opening Of Its China Subsidiary

    May 29, 2013 Guangzhou, China

    ​Ultradent Products, Inc. is excited to announce the grand opening of an international subsidiary in Guangzhou, China, on Sunday, May 29, 2013. The new structure will allow for the importation and storage of Ultradent products—ensuring full inventory and fast delivery to its ever-growing Chinese customer base.


    Dr. Fischer, president and CEO of Ultradent, has been traveling throughout China and other parts of Asia during the month of May, presenting seminars on the newest developments in dental technology to clinicians and their staff in the region. Dr. Fischer will join the Ultradent China staff, as well as many dentists, partners, and distributors, to celebrate the grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, presentation, and cocktail reception.

    Ultradent continues to expand beyond U.S. borders and currently operates 10 international offices throughout the world—including Europe, South America, and Asia. Ultradent proudly exports 70% of its products to many international regions and countries. The company also participates and contributes to numerous humanitarian efforts both domestically and abroad.




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  • Utah-Europe Days Committee Recognizes Dr. Dan Fischer As "International Man of the Year"

    May 15, 2013 South Jordan, Utah

    ​The Utah-Europe Days Committee, sponsored in part by the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development, recognized Dr. Dan Fischer of Ultradent Products, Inc. as “International Man of the Year” for his contributions to sustaining economic and cultural relations between the state of Utah and the European Union. The reception honoring Dr. Fischer took place at the Zion’s Bank headquarters in Salt Lake City on May 9—known internationally as “Europe Day.”


    The descendent of a Danish immigrant who came to the U.S. via Ellis Island in 1920, Dr. Fischer credits the core values—among them “hard work”—instilled in him by his grandfather for his personal and professional success. Dr. Fischer founded Ultradent Products, Inc. in 1978 as a family-owned dental company in South Jordan, Utah. The company has since expanded to operating nine offices internationally, including offices in Germany and Italy, with distributors in Spain, France, and Portugal. Dr. Fischer credits many of his European colleagues with Ultradent’s international success in helping establish the company’s lines of distribution throughout the world.


    “Ultradent exports about 70% of what we make beyond U.S. borders, for which we’re very proud,” Dr. Fischer said at the event. “Some of my best friends in the world are Europeans—whom I must thank for having taught me so much.”


    French foreign minister, Robert Schuman, declared May 9 as “Europe Day” in 1949 as a celebration of peace and unity throughout the European Union. The Utah-Europe Days events are designed to help Utahans better understand one of the most dynamic epicenters of politics, economics, and business in the world.


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  • Ultradent Products, Inc. CEO and President, Dr. Dan Fischer named an Ernst and Young Entrepeneur of the Year® 2013 Finalist in the Utah Region

    April 26, 2013 Salt Lake City, UT

    Ernst & Young LLP today announced that Dr. Dan Fischer, President and CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc., an international dental company, was named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 program in the Utah Region. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Winners will be presented at a special gala on June 20 at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.

    Dr. Dan Fischer graduated from Loma Linda University in 1974. Dr. Fischer maintained a full-time private practice for fifteen years, working after hours on research and development. He still maintains a part-time practice with an emphasis on esthetic dentistry. He is President and CEO of Ultradent Products, Inc. and extensively involved in the development of many products used widely in the dental profession, with numerous U.S. and foreign patents granted/pending. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Loma Linda University and University of Texas San Antonio. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the AACD in 2005. In October, 2011, Dr. Fischer was inducted into The American College of Dentists (ACD); the oldest national honorary organization for dentists.
    Now in its 27th year, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Program has honored the inspirational leadership of such entrepreneurs as Jeff Bezos of, Michael Dell of Dell Inc., Herb Kelleher of Southwest Airlines, Fred Smith of FedEx, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Richard Schulze of Best Buy, Andrew Mason of Groupon, Mindy Grossman of HSN, Inc., Reid Hoffman and Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, and many more.

    Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards is nationally sponsored in the United States by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
    In the Utah Region, local sponsors include Corporate Staging Resources, LLC, Digital Bytes Production & Design, Diversified Insurance Group, Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Scherzer International, Strong & Hanni Law Firm and The Summit Group Communications.

    About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year®
    Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.
    About Ernst & Young LLP’s Strategic Growth Markets practice
    Ernst & Young LLP’s Strategic Growth Markets (SGM) practice guides leading high-growth companies. Our multidisciplinary team of elite professionals provides perspective and advice to help our clients accelerate market leadership. SGM delivers assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services to thousands of companies spanning all industries. Ernst & Young is the undisputed leader in taking companies public, advising key government agencies on the issues impacting high-growth companies and convening the experts who shape the business climate. For more information, please visit us at growth markets, or follow news on Twitter at EY Growth.



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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
    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 (

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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​

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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 or call us at 800.520.6640.


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