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CAO Group, Inc: Innovating Dentistry Since 2000

CAO Group's headquarters are located in West Jordan, Utah - USA

You may not have heard of CAO Group's name until now but it’s almost certain that you may be currently using our products in your everyday practice.

In fact, most of the LED curing lights and diode lasers used in dentistry today are based on technological breakthroughs developed at CAO’s headquarters, located near Salt Lake City, Utah. There’s a significant chance that CAO manufactured your curing light or laser unit as well.

Founded by Dr. Densen Cao, the CAO Group, Inc. has been innovating in dentistry since beginning operations in the year 2000. With a PhD in Material Science and Engineering from the University of Utah and more than 160+ patents to his credit, Dr. Cao and his company remains committed to solving critical issues in the dental field by following the underlying philosophy that truly useful innovation should make the delivery of care “easier, faster, and better.”

CAO Group, Inc. has 160+ Patents to its credit.

In addition to research and development, the company manufactures products under the CAO brand that are sold and distributed exclusively through Henry Schein. CAO is also a private label manufacturer for many of the largest companies in the dental industry.

CAO currently resides in a 60,000 square ft FDA registered and ISO13485 and ISO 9001 certified facility in West Jordan, UT for manufacturing, logistics, R&D, and marketing/sales activities. CAO also has joint venture facilities in China to support its large-scale manufacturing.

CAO Group, Inc. milestones over the years.


Technologies and Products


You may not know our name yet, but you know our products! CAO has been a leading OEM company in dental devices and materials for over 15 years. CAO pioneered LED curing light and diode laser technologies in dentistry. CAO’s Sheer Film™ technology is a revolutionary method to deliver medicaments to the oral environment without any annoyance to patients. Sheer White!® is the most advanced teeth whitening product on the market. CAO has many advanced dental laser products to serve dentistry globally.


Our most advanced Pilot™ Medical Diode Laser offers unprecedented treatment options for chiropractors, physical therapists, surgeons, family doctors, specialty doctors, veterinarians, and other medical professions. The Pilot laser system can conduct many procedures in the field of surgery, therapy, dermatology, chiropractor, podiatry, and others. With its intuitive design, learning to operate the Pilot™ requires minimal time. Resulting in less pain, minimal blood loss, and a quicker recovery, the Pilot™ Diode Laser is beneficial in a wide range of daily procedures to provide the maximum benefits to patients.

Public Safety

CAO pioneered LEDs as light sources for detecting forensic evidence in different fields. The UltraLite ALS® is an industry standard and leading brand of forensic lights and has benefitted criminal investigations worldwide helping to solve many cases. With its ergonomic design and power flexibility of battery and universal worldwide voltage input, the UltraLite ALS offers rugged and reliable portability, and superior durability and impact resistance.