Haywood, Van B.

2024 CE Leaders

Van B. Haywood, DMD
1120 15th Street
Georgia Health Sciences University
Augusta, GA 30912

P: (706) 721-2881
F: (706) 721-8349

Dr. Haywood is a professor in the department of oral rehabilitation, College of Dental Medicine, Georgia Health Sciences University (GHSU). A 1974 alumni of this school (formerly Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry), he was in private practice 7 years in Augusta, Ga, and taught at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in operative and prosthodontics for 12 years before coming to GHSU in 1993. He teaches in the fixed prosthodontics courses, the occlusion course and the Esthetics course, as well as in student clinics. From 2005 to 2013, he served as the director of Continuing Education for the GHSU College of Dental Medicine. He is a member of the ADA, the Georgia Dental Association, the Eastern District Dental Association, and the Augusta Dental Society. He is a member of the Academy of Operative Dentistry, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and the Hinman Dental Society. He is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and the Academy of Dentistry International, as well as member of the Christian Medical Dental Association and the Christian Dental Society. In 1989, he co-authored the first publication in the world on Nightguard Vital Bleaching (NGVB), at-home bleaching, with Dr. Harald Heymann, and in 1997 co-authored the first article on extended treatment (6-months) of tetracycline-stained teeth using this technique. He has completed further research and more than 145 publications on the NGVB technique and the topic of bleaching and aesthetics, including first papers on treating bleaching sensitivity with potassium nitrate, direct thermoplastic tray fabrication, bleaching primary teeth, and caries control with bleaching materials. His book entitled Tooth Whitening: Indications and Outcomes of Nightguard Vital Bleaching, was published by Quintessence International in May 2007 and is available at the Web site quintpub.com. He has lectured in more than 25 countries and more than 25 US states.

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