The KöR Blog

The latest from the world of whitening.

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?

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...

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

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?

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?

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

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)

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?...

Step Away From The Light

So, I didn’t know this, but heat lamps were the first source of light used to accelerate the chemical reaction that leads to whiter teeth. And the result? Overheating the dental pulp to the point that some patients required endodontic therapy. Ouch! Thus began the...

The Refrigeration Solution

How do you achieve teeth whitening effectiveness and predictability and reduce sensitivity? Dr. Rod Kurthy, the Founder and CEO of KöR Whitening, and his team have gathered research that looks specifically at these issues and shows that lack of refrigeration is the...

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