Ultradent Products Inc, a manufacturer of dental materials, devices, and instruments, has opened a branch office in Tokyo, Japan, to meet the needs of its Japanese customers.

Ultradent Japan offers more than 140 products, including its tooth whitening product, Opalescence 10%.  Ultradent Japan is one of the first manufacturers to provide tooth whitening products to professional dental offices in Japan.   

Hiroyuki Tatewaki, an industry veteran, was named General Manager of Ultradent Japan. 

“Hiro has over 30 years of experience in both the electronic and medical industry,” says Shaun Stirland, director of International Sales for Ultradent Products.  “Hiro’s experience combined with a qualified staff of professionals and Ultradent’s excellent reputation for quality and support will prove invaluable to our Japanese customers.” 

According to the company, Ultradent Japan’s sales and marketing team will be directly involved in developing new business opportunities and expanding Ultradent’s customer relations in Japan. The office will address community needs in maintaining the corporate office philosophy of minimally invasive dentistry.

[www.ultradent.japan.jp, October 1, 2006]