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Banana Peels Whitening Your Teeth?

Banana Peels Whitening Your Teeth?

I received a request to comment on the belief of some on social media (and strangely, even a couple dentist’s websites I just looked at) that rubbing the inside surface of banana peels against your teeth will whiten them. I was specifically shown a link to a site...

Does Turmeric Really Whiten Your Teeth?

Does Turmeric Really Whiten Your Teeth?

Well, here we go again with the screwy so-called DIY teeth whitening methods…  I’ve now been asked to comment on the claimed ability to whiten teeth using turmeric of all things. Turmeric is a plant, and in the same family as ginger.  Like ginger, it is part...

Are Teeth Whitening Lights and Lasers Harmful? (Yes, They Are)

Are Teeth Whitening Lights and Lasers Harmful? (Yes, They Are)

As a consumer, “they” push every sort of teeth whitening light or laser on you, trying to make you believe they actually work. They don’t.I’m talking about from small little gimmick hand-held lights you see in stores, on social media and online sellers; to major...

Meet Dr. Dougherty, KöR Whitening Dentist

Meet Dr. Dougherty, KöR Whitening Dentist

What do you like best about KöR Whitening? There are so many great things about the KöR Whitening protocol, but the at home phase of whitening and desensitizing before the in-office session is so critical to success. Most patients experience significant changes during...

Teeth Whitening Strips Could Harm Layer of Teeth?

Teeth Whitening Strips Could Harm Layer of Teeth?

In response to the multitude of recent (April 9-11, 2019) articles titled, “Teeth-whitening strips could harm layer of teeth, studies suggest”, Dr. Rod Kurthy offers his insight and response.First, I’d like to address my continuing distrust of the news media, and this...

DIY Teeth Whitening with Strawberries – Good or Bad?

DIY Teeth Whitening with Strawberries – Good or Bad?

Dr. Kurthy, Founder of KöR Whitening, Talks About Whitening Your Teeth With Strawberries. I’ve again been asked to comment on a popular DIY (Do it yourself) method of whitening teeth.  This time using strawberries. In fact, this ridiculous method has even been...

Busting Myths – Will Coconut Oil Pulling Whiten Your Teeth?

Busting Myths – Will Coconut Oil Pulling Whiten Your Teeth?

Dr. Kurthy, Founder of KöR Whitening, Talks About Coconut Oil Pulling to Whiten Your TeethRecently I was asked to comment on this article. My response…“Coconut Oil Pulling will whiten your teeth?  Really? Absolutely not!”Many people seek natural remedies, simply...

Amazon Bans Whitening Product from Online Store

Amazon Bans Whitening Product from Online Store

With news of Amazon removing this whitening product from their website, we at KöR Whitening expect to get some calls from customers and consumers regarding the recent story in the news. There has been some hoopla in the news lately about Amazon having removed the...

See 100’s Amazing Before and After KöR Whitening Results

See 100’s Amazing Before and After KöR Whitening Results

I hear comments all the time from dentist colleagues about all the before & after photos on our website and in our marketing.The thing is that when a dentist becomes a KöR Whitening provider, or a patient signs up for KöR Whitening, neither are paying for product...

Whitening Strips – Friend or Foe?

Whitening Strips – Friend or Foe?

Being a dentist and owning a professional whitening system company, most automatically assume that I’m firmly against the use of OTC whitening strips. But that’s not really true…with a disclaimer. Any dentist experienced in professional teeth whitening knows that OTC...

Teeth Whitening: Where’s the Science?

Teeth Whitening: Where’s the Science?

Do you know how teeth whitening works? I mean, how it really works? Do you have any idea how the various whitening products currently on the market got their start? How about the research behind them? Is that information you can get your hands on so that you can...

Maintaining a Bright Smile for Life

Maintaining a Bright Smile for Life

It’s an exciting day for both the doctor and patient when they see their final whitening results. Taking an “after” photo and putting it side by side with a “before” photo is a dramatic way to show off what has been accomplished. So, after taking those “after” photos,...

The Science of Teeth Whitening (Or the Lack Thereof)

The Science of Teeth Whitening (Or the Lack Thereof)

At KöR Whitening, we often talk about how KöR is the only whitening system out there with a system that is truly based on science. And people give us those sideways, skeptical looks. How can that be? How can KöR be the only whitening system based entirely on science?...

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