Posts Tagged ‘Illegal’

Illegal Teeth Whitening Treatments Rise, Claim GDC

Illegal Teeth Whitening Treatments Rise, Claim GDC

The General Dental Council has reported that the number of people practising teeth whitening treatments illegally is on the rise putting patients at risk of incredibly painful side effects. A number of reports and a secret filming of an illegal procedure filmed by the BBC showed that not only were beauticians breaking the law by […]


Beautician Who Offered Tooth Whitening Cleared of Charges of Illegal Dentistry

Beautician Who Offered Tooth Whitening Cleared of Charges of Illegal Dentistry

A beautician in Glasgow who offered tooth whitening treatment has been acquitted of carrying out dental work illegally. Cheryl Dickson, who runs Beauty by Cheryl in Glasgow, offered a teeth whitening treatment, a treatment that depending on the product could be considered practicing or being prepared to practice dentistry when not a dental professional, the […]


Channel Island Health Authorities Issue Warning Over Illegal Whitening

Channel Island Health Authorities Issue Warning Over Illegal Whitening

Health authorities in the Channel Islands are warning the public against visiting non-dentists for tooth whitening treatment. Representatives from the Health and Social Services Department have recently written to business and individuals offering whitening services to make them aware of the legal position in the Channel Islands. Whitening is considered a dental treatment and therefore […]