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Van Haywood


Dr. Van B. Haywood is a professor in the Department of Restorative Sciences, Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. He retired from full-time teaching at the end of 2022 and was awarded Professor Emeritus. 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, he co-authored the first article on extended treatment (six-months) of tetracycline-stained teeth using this technique. He has completed further research and more than 145 publications on the tray-bleaching technique and the topic of bleaching and esthetics, including the 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,

Conflict of Interest: Affiliation with Ultradent Products Inc.

Van Haywood

Tooth Bleaching: What we now know!

9 AM - Noon
3 CDE Credits – DDS, DH, DA

Bleaching Tips and Pearls: Single Dark Teeth, Thermoplastic Trays, Sensitivity and Caries Control

2 - 5 PM
3 CDE Credits – DDS, DH, DA

Saturday, April 15

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