Van Haywood

Professor

Van Haywood

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Restorative Sciences

Bio

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.

Education

  • DMD, Dentistry Medical College of Georgia, 1974

  • BS, Math, General University of Georgia, 1971

Certifications

  • DEN GA Board of Dentistry, 1974

  • South Carolina #4186 South Carolina Board of Dentistry, 2006

  • North Carolina, #4002 North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners, 1975

  • Georgia Dental License #8274 GA Board of Dentistry, 1974

Awards & Honors

  • Listed in "Leaders in Continue Education" Dentistry Today, 2017

  • Membership in Phi Kappa Phi as alumni member Phi Kappa Phi, 2017

  • Listed in "Leaders in Continuing Education" Dentistry Today, 2016

  • Listed in "Leaders in Continuing Education" Dentistry Today, 2015

  • Listed in "Leaders in Continuing Education" Dentistry Today, 2014

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • OCCL 5002

    Occlusal Analysis
  • FIXP 5002

    Fixed Prosthodontics II
  • PTSR 5901

    Introduction to Patient Servic
  • REST 5901

    Restorative Clinic
  • FIXP 5001

    Fixed Prosthodontics I
  • REST 5001

    Fixed Prosthodontics Seminar
  • PERR 7001

    Periodontal Therapy Seminar

Teaching Interests

Bleaching, Sensitivity, Caries Control, Esthetics, Operative Dentistry, Composite bonding, Occlusion, Fixed Prosthodontics

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Strategies to Avoid Underdiagnosing Pit-and-Fissure Caries., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Tooth Whitening is not always Tooth Bleaching, 2018
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Want Whiter Teeth? Don't do this...., 2018
    Broadcast Media
  • Bleaching Tetracycline Stained Teeth, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Music and Dentistry: Teaching and Doing, 2018
    Magazine/Trade Publication

Research Interests

Bleaching, Sensitivity, Caries Control, Esthetics, Operative Dentistry, Composite bonding, Occlusion, Fixed Prosthodontics

Department Service

  • Director of Occlusion 2003 - Present

    Role: Other
  • FIXP 5001 2004 - 2017

    Role: Other
  • OCCLUSION 5002 2003 - 2017

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Patient Recruitment Committee 2015 - Present

  • Struggling Students Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • DCG Promotion and Tenure Committee 2013 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • AU Promotion and Tenure Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Christian Medical Dental Education Commission of CMDA 2013 - Present

    Role: Program Organizer
  • Today's Christian Doctor 2012 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Academy of Dentistry International 2011 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Dental Advisory Board of Christian Medical Dental Association 2009 - Present

    Role: Board of Advisors of a Company
  • Emerging Leaders: Dental Students in CMDA 2009 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

Public Service

  • Georgia Baptist Mobile Dental Van 2017 - 2017

    Role: Mentor
  • Lecture on Dentistry as a Profession to Cross Creek HS 2015 - 2015

  • Lecture on Dentistry as a Profession to AR Johnson HS 2014 - 2014

  • Lecture on Dentistry as a Profession to Jackson middle school 2014 - 2014

  • Volunteer Dentist at Georgia Baptist Mobile Dental Van 2014 - 2014