The CAO Group, Inc. (CAO) is a leading global technology and manufacturing company in Dental, Medical, Public Safety, and LED Lighting fields. Founded by Densen Cao, PhD in 2000, CAO has grown organically with innovation, high-quality manufacturing, and superior customer service. CAO currently resides in a 60,000 square ft FDA registered and ISO13485/9001 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 has created many innovative technologies and products in a variety of fields to serve its customers worldwide. All of the products offered by CAO are from CAO’s own innovation. Easier, Faster, Better™ is CAO’s commitment to provide product and service to its customers.

Below is a brief list of company milestones:
Year 2000
   Densen Cao, PhD founded CAO Group, Inc in Sandy, UT.
   CAO introduced the first commercial LED dental curing light with its distribution partner. The LED curing light technology by CAO is widely adapted in today’s market. Nearly all LED dental curing light makers license CAO’s technology.

Year 2002
   CAO introduced the first compact, easy fiber management diode surgical laser system with its distribution partner. The technology enabled the fast adoption of diode lasers in the dental market. The technologies of disposable tip, battery operation, touch screen interface, wireless footswitch control and others pioneered by CAO are widely adopted in today’s market.
   CAO invented the methods to build LED light sources with 360° light beam and improved heat management. The methods are widely adopted in today’s efficient LED lighting products.

Year 2004
   CAO introduced the first LED forensic light, Ultralite ALS, which became the leading brand in the field. Ultralite ALS has helped to solve many high-profile cases since its introduction.

Year 2006

   CAO moved into its 60,000 square ft customized facility in West Jordan, UT.
   CAO started its LED lighting business and was a founding member of the Next Generation Solid State Lighting Alliance (NGLA) within the U.S. Department of Energy.

Year 2011

   CAO introduced the most advanced oral medicament delivery system, SheerFilms, which include teeth whitening, desensitizing, and fluoride applications. Other advanced products were introduced to the professional dental market through its exclusive partner, Henry Schein, Inc. SheerWhite became the leading take-home teeth whitening strip in the professional distribution channel.
   CAO challenged major LED lighting makers in federal court for infringement of its LED lighting patents.

Year 2013
   CAO spun off its LED lighting business as an independent company, CAO Lighting, Inc.
   CAO introduced the first medical diode laser system controlled by the Apple iPod touch®.

Year 2014
   CAO engaged in general medical applications for its diode laser system, Pilot: The first laser system to offer surgical and therapeutic functions in one unit.
   The USPTO issued re-exam certificates validating CAO’s LED lighting patents for methods to build LED light sources.

Technologies and Products
Dental – 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 in the market. CAO has many advanced dental products to serve dentistry globally.

Medical – 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 LED's 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 benefited 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.