SOURCE: Union Dental Holdings, Inc.

November 13, 2006 08:30 ET

Union Dental Signs Contract to Provide Dental Network for United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters

CORAL SPRINGS, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 13, 2006 -- Union Dental Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: UDHI) -- -- a provider of multi-state dental services for union members, is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with UA Local 295 to build a network of dental providers to be used by its members. The exclusive agreement will call for Union Dental to build and maintain a Dental Network for use by the United Association of Plumbers and Pipe Fitters members. As a part of the exclusive nature of the agreement, Union Dental will be the only Dental Network the UA will endorse for use by its members.

The UA represents approximately 300,000 members across North America working in the plumbing, pipefitting and trades industries. The UA has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO. Local 295 boasts having been instrumental in getting the space program "off the ground" in that they have helped build many of the launch pads in use at the Kennedy Space Flight Center since its inception.

William P. Hite, President of UA in the USA and Canada, stated, "United Association is very proud of our membership and our work. Our motto, 'We Do It Right the First Time,' shows our integrity and determination to not only do our best, but with expertise." Mr. Hite continued to say, "We strive to improve our members' skills and excellence through our robust training programs."

Dr. George D. Green, President and C.E.O. of Union Dental Holdings, commented: "UA Local 295 is a self-insured union local and as such is more discerning about whom they pick to supply their dental network. We are pleased to enter this relationship with Local 295 which will provide essential services to their membership and a strong economic backbone for our company for years to come."

A complete audio interview with Dr. George D. Green, Chief Executive Officer of Union Dental Holdings, can be found at

About Union Dental Holdings, Inc., Direct Dental Services, Inc. and Union Dental Corp.

Direct Dental Services and Union Dental Corp. are wholly owned subsidiaries. Direct Dental Services provides dentists with "areas of exclusivity" to participate with various unions including the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Dental Networks. Direct Dental Services receives annual management fees from the dentists in exchange for practicing in these "areas of exclusivity" where CWA and IBEW members use the dentists' services. Union Dental manages a dental practice in Coral Springs, Florida. WEBSITE:

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