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GDC issues Warning over Tooth Whitening Procedures

GDC issues Warning over Tooth Whitening Procedures

The UK’s dental regulator, the General Dental Council, has issued a warning against individuals and clinics that offer whitening treatments. According to the GDC, only trained dental professionals should be able to offer this service. Tooth whitening has become very popular in recent years and the number of clinics and individuals offering the service has […]


BDA calls for Government intervention on Whitening Products

BDA calls for Government intervention on Whitening Products

Representatives from the British Dental Association have called for government intervention to resolve the supply problem of hydrogen peroxide to dentists. Members of the BDA have asked to meet representatives from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to change the way trading standards officers are dealing with tooth whitening products. The BDA is aware […]


GDC calls for stricter regulation on Tooth whitening

GDC calls for stricter regulation on Tooth whitening

The General Dental Council is calling for stricter regulation for tooth whitening procedures. At the moment, whitening treatments are available at a variety of different outlets, including beauty salons and high street stores and the people who are providing the treatments have no formal dental training. The GDC believes that tooth whitening is a dental […]


New plans to regulate tooth whitening products in New Zealand

New plans to regulate tooth whitening products in New Zealand

The Environmental Risk Management Authority is considering new plans to regulate tooth whitening products. The new plans will encourage all consumers interested in using whitening products to visit their dentist before having treatment; the proposals also suggest a ban on DIY whitening products and gels from the shelves of high street stores and supermarkets. If […]


Bristol dentists warns against cheap whitening treatments

Bristol dentists warns against cheap whitening treatments

A Bristol dentist has urged patients to avoid outlets offering discount tooth whitening treatments. Simon Dunn, a dentist from Redland, said that the number of outlets offering cheap whitening treatments has increased significantly in recent years but there are risks associated with visiting a practitioner who is not qualified and does not have formal training […]


Steven Naismith sets his sights on a different kind of goal

Steven Naismith sets his sights on a different kind of goal

During a week of no matches and rest, while colleagues went off to play for their countries, Scotland striker Steven Naismith took time out to visit Devonshire Dental Care in Glasgow’s West End. Q: What brought you to the practice at Devonshire? A: I was recommended to one of the dentists there by John Hillcoat, […]


BDA supports tooth whitening prosecution

BDA supports tooth whitening prosecution

Representatives from the British Dental Association have welcomed the prosecution of a non-dental professional, who has been providing tooth whitening treatments. The BDA says that the prosecution is good news for patients; the result of the case will help to protect patients in the future and ensure that people who offer tooth whitening services are […]


Public hearing on whitening products to be held in New Zealand

Public hearing on whitening products to be held in New Zealand

A public hearing on whitening products will be held in New Zealand. The Environmental Risk Management Authority (Erma) will host the hearing in Wellington on April 12th. The hearing will focus on the sale of certain over the counter whitening products and the rules surrounding the use of hydrogen peroxide. The authority will investigate whether […]


Warning against DIY teeth whitening kits

Warning against DIY teeth whitening kits

In light of the growing popularity of teeth whitening treatments, dentists have issued a warning against DIY home whitening kits. In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the number of people visiting their dentist in a bid to get whiter teeth, as well as a huge increase in the number of whitening […]


Jessie J celebrates number 1 with a whiter smile

Jessie J celebrates number 1 with a whiter smile

Britain’s newest music superstar, Jessie J, has revealed that she celebrated her first number 1 hit by getting her teeth whitened. The Brit Award winner told chat show host Graham Norton that she celebrated her single ‘Price Tag’ going to number one by visiting a cosmetic dentist to get her teeth whitened. The singer laughed […]