Van B. HaywoodDMD
Van B. Haywood, D.M.D., is Professor in the Department of Restorative Sciences, Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. In 1989, he co-authored the first publication in the world on Nightguard vital bleaching (at-home 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 NGVB 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. He has lectured in more than 30 countries and 30 states. His chairside education book titled “Tooth Whitening: Indications and Outcomes of Nightguard Vital Bleaching”, was published by Quintessence International in 2007 and is still available through Apple “iBooks”, or there is information on his website www.vanhaywood.com. He teaches in the Fixed Prosthodontics courses, the Occlusion course and the Esthetics course, as well as in Operative and Fixed sophomore and junior student clinics.