We hope that as you reflect on the past year, celebrate the season, and look forward to a bright and hopeful future, that you’ll stop to remember that it’s not the things, but the people; it’s not what you say, but how you make them feel; and that it’s not what you get, but what you give that makes this truly the most wonderful time of the year.
“Having grown up in red rock country, just across the southern Utah border in Page, Arizona, I took the beauty and majesty of the landscape for granted,” says Marv Begay, a formulator who has worked at Ultradent for three years.
With the holidays beginning, especially at Thanksgiving, we like pause, even if it’s for just a moment, and reflect on things we’re thankful for in our lives.
In her 20+ years with Ultradent, Melanie Jones has certainly worn many hats—and that’s practically an understatement. “A great part of our culture is that the company gives everyone an opportunity for growth. I’m a person who didn’t know what I wanted to be when I grew up,” she says with a laugh.
Megan Barnes, a chemist in Ultradent’s Quality Control lab for the past 21 years, loves to travel and explore. In fact, she says she spends more weekends on the road visiting a new site or exploring a new national park than she is actually home.
Ultradent received the 2016 Golden Hands Award for Ethics and Truth in Advertising at the American Dental Association trade show in Denver on October 21, 2016. The ceremony was attended by ADA Vice President, Dr. Irene Marron-Tarrazzi, renowned key opinion leader Dr. Gordon Christensen, and Dr. Amir H. Motamed, who conceived of the award and who serves as chair of the award’s selection committee.