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...

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