Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Tooth Whitening

  • Friday 1/28/2022
  • Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
  • Course Code: 502RL
  • Cost: No Charge
  • Room Location: BCEC Exhibit Floor Classroom A
  • Credits: 1 CE Hour
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Paul Sagel, is an appointed Research Fellow and a member of the Victor Mills Society at the Procter & Gamble Company. He graduated Suma Cum Laude in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and earned the Herman Schneider Medal for his academic accomplishments. One of Mr. Sagel’s most notable professional accomplishments is the invention and innovation of Crest Whitestrips which has sold more than $6 billion in retail sales and was named one of the top 10 products of the last decade. Mr. Sagel earned the John G. Smale Innovation Award in 2000 and the prestigious Gordon E. Moore Medal in 2007 which recognizes the top scientist globally under the age of 45. Mr. Sagel is featured in leading publications and texts as a breakthrough product innovator and has reoutinely presented at the American Dental Association meetings, the US Patent Office and the International Association for Dental Research. Mr. Sagel currently holds more than 40 patents with many more pending.

The course will help attendees to understand the fundamental mechanisms of whitening and how they apply to various products and procedures.

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Learn about the history of tooth whitening
  • Identify the causes of tooth discoloration
  • Understand the diffusion mechanism behind tooth whitening
  • Review predictive models of concentration and contact time
  • Discuss impact of light and mechanism of action
  • Explain tooth sensitivity and soft tissue irritation: causes and prevention
  • Recognize truths and myths in tooth whitening
Recommended Audience: Assistant, Dentist, Hygienist
Ambient Noise Disclaimer: Please note that this course will be held on the Exhibit Hall Floor and will be subject to ambient noise.
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