Martin Giniger, DMD, MsD, PhD, FICD

Co-Founder

Dr. Giniger practices on Park Avenue in New York City, the aesthetic dentistry capital of the world. He graduated with highest honors from Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry in 1980, and completed a GP residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Following his residency Dr. Giniger went on to earn a prestigious specialty certificate in Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He is considered to be the world's leading authority in the formulation of personal care products and is proud to be joining Ms. Diane Vo in founding GV Pharmaceuticals. He specifically chose to partner with Diane because of her unequalled commitment to excellence, and because of impressive team of professionals that she has assembled to work with her in our newly expanded ISO 9000, FDA Certified Las Vegas manufacturing facility.

 

Dr. Giniger has 21 years of experience working for pharmaceutical companies and 25 years working as a dentist. He has a special interest in dental products and has published several manuscripts relating to this topic. He has worked full time for many dental products companies. Of note, he has worked full time for Colgate-Palmolive Company, the world's largest consumer oral care company. He has also worked, or consulted for Go Smile, Procter & Gamble, Church & Dwight, BriteSmile, Discus Dental and many others. Over the years Dr. Giniger has helped to develop many new professional and pharmaceutical products for commercial sale and they have sold more than $10 billion dollars in aggregate He also currently performs contract clinical research for the world's largest companies.

 

Dr. Giniger is the recipient of many awards and accolades including the prestigious NIH Physician-Scientist Award and many other scientific grants. He was also the recipient of the Lester Burkett Award from the Academy of Oral Medicine for excellence in that sub-specialty of dentistry and has been awarder membership in the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society and fellowship in the the International College of Dentistry. Moreover, Dr. Martin Giniger has been employed by the United States of America Federal Trade Commission to serve as lead expert witness in all oral care and dental related matters. Dr. Giniger's academic positions have included Professor of Physiology at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Oral Medicine at the Louisiana State University School of Dental Medicine, Director of the Medical Blood Chemistry Laboratory at Louisiana State University School of Dental Medicine, Clinical Scholar at the University of Connecticut, Director of the Division of Diagnostic Sciences at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Director of the Department of Community Services at UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School. Dr. Giniger has authored numerous articles and is frequently interviewed by dental journals and consumer magazines; has appeared numerous times on the covers of several widely-read dental journals in the USA and has appear as a guest commentator on many local television news stations.

Jonathon Anderson

CEO & Co-Founder

Jonathon Anderson was born in Toledo, Ohio, and raised in Evergreen, Colorado, where, from an early age, he exhibited a strong passion and skill for design. He fostered this by taking myriad technical art courses at local art museums and community colleges and channeled it into a job painting houses during the summer, which led to a burgeoning career in interior design when local Evergreen clients began soliciting his advice on color schemes and furniture selections.

 

While still in high school, Jonathon was scouted by a New York City modeling agent and graduated early to model in Europe for a year. Upon returning to the States, Jonathon moved to Los Angeles, where he quickly found work in event planning at Creative Artists Agency. This was followed by an eight-year stint as a coordinator and publicist at DDPR, whose clients include Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Pictures and Walt Disney Studios, and a six-year consulting gig at Slate PR, whose clients include Vanity Fair, Tom Ford and GQ. Both jobs privileged Jonathon invaluable experience in the worlds of celebrity/media relations and event planning. 

 

During this time, Jonathon sustained his creativity outside of work through painting and photography. In 2013, however, he decided it was time to revisit the world of art and design in a professional capacity, launching J. Anderson Studio and taking on interior design clients in Los Angeles and Palm Springs and creating the men’s swimwear line Son of Ander, set to debut in Spring 2019. Inspiration for the latter came from Jonathon’s dissatisfaction with the type of swimwear regularly seen on men in Los Angeles, who often settle for overly busy design and ill-fitting forms, and his goal of offering clients a more simple design and flattering cut.

In 2015, Jonathon saw a similar gap in the marketplace for a high-quality, all natural toothpaste when he had the good fortune of meeting Dr. Martin Giniger, a leading expert in oral health and teeth whitening product innovation, at an LA charity event. He pitched Dr. Giniger the idea of a toothpaste composed of activated charcoal and other all-natural ingredients that would promote oral hygiene, beauty and overall wellness. Together, the two decided to combine Jonathon’s innovative ideas and Dr. Giniger’s extensive experience to create the Carbon 6 Lab brand.

For Jonathon, the creation of Carbon 6 Lab marks the perfect marriage of lifelong interests in design and a concern for health and wellness, something instilled in him at a young age by his homeopathic mother, who would effectively treat her children’s sickness with all natural remedies as opposed to traditional antibiotics, and he is pleased to include some of these ingredients in the pioneering Carbon 6 Lab formula.

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