Van Haywood, DMD: Whitening Plus


Hear how Dr. Van Haywood, the world recognized tooth whitening expert, has served CMDA members in multiple spheres over the years.

About Our Guest

Van B. Haywood, D.M.D., is Professor in the Department of Restorative Sciences, Dental College of Georgia @ Augusta University.  In 1989, he co-authored the first publication in the world on Nightguard vital bleaching (at-home tray bleaching) with Dr. Harald Heymann, and in 1997 co-authored the first article on extended treatment (six-months) of tetracycline-stained teeth using this technique. He has completed further research and over 145 publications on the tray bleaching technique and the topic of bleaching and esthetics, including first papers on treating bleaching sensitivity with potassium nitrate, direct thermoplastic tray fabrication, bleaching primary teeth, and caries control with bleaching materials. Many of these articles are on his free website

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