Archive for the ‘teeth whitening’ Category

Websites ban illegal tooth whitening products

Websites ban illegal tooth whitening products

Several websites have withdrawn potentially harmful and illegal tooth whitening products from their virtual shelves. The move, taken by such big-name websites such as Google, eBay and Amazon, has come after the independent consumer watchdog Which? exposed the widespread availability of these products online. Regulations set in place by the European Union prohibit the sale […]


One in five US adults need to manage dental erosion and hypersensitivity

One in five US adults need to manage dental erosion and hypersensitivity

Approximately one in five adults (more commonly aged between 30 and 40 years) in the United States are affected by dental hypersensitivity: tooth pain or discomfort caused by exposure of dentin due to damaged enamel. The World Health Organisation defines dental erosion as advancing and unalterable dental hard tissue loss from chemical etching of the […]


Waiting lists fall in Scarborough

Waiting lists fall in Scarborough

Health officials have revealed that recent initiatives to cut waiting lists in the Scarborough area have been successful. Just a few weeks ago, at the end of March, there were lengthy waiting lists in Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale, with around 1,500 people waiting to join an NHS dental register. In the past, Scarborough has made […]


Dental Board files complaint against tanning salon

Dental Board files complaint against tanning salon

The Wyoming Board of Dental Examiners has filed a complaint against a local tanning salon. The Board has asked Natrona County Court to impose an injunction against Bronze Bottom Tanning in Plaza Drive. The Board is objecting to teeth whitening treatments that are offered alongside tanning treatments at the salon. The teeth whitening kits, which […]


Study shows toothpaste that contains triclosan and copolymer is best for killing bacteria

Study shows toothpaste that contains triclosan and copolymer is best for killing bacteria

A study recently published in the General Dentistry journal has concluded that toothpastes containing triclosan and copolymers are more effective than traditional fluoridate toothpaste at killing harmful bacteria. The study trialled three types of toothpaste; two types of fluoridated toothpaste and toothpaste containing triclosan and copolymer. The toothpastes were tested on lab-grown bacteria, which is […]


American Idol hopeful made to clean teeth

American Idol hopeful made to clean teeth

An American Idol contest has reportedly been forced to get her teeth professionally cleaned. Reports have suggested that Crystal Bowersox shone on the show not only because of her impressive performance but because of her shiney white chompers. The dreadlocked crooner reportedly now has more of a chance of staying in the competition now that […]


Desk lamp whitens teeth

Desk lamp whitens teeth

If you are in such of a brighter smile why don’t you just shine a light at your mouth. That’s right a new desktop lamp has hit the market which promises to whiten your teeth as you work. The lamp works like this. You rub some special gel that comes with lamp on your teeth […]


Colour ‘major factor’ in perfect smile

Colour ‘major factor’ in perfect smile

Scientists have worked out what is necessary for perfecting a dazzling smile. According to new research, the curve, colour and shape of an individual’s teeth, alongside the size and width of each individual tooth and the measurements of the mouth are all important factors in a flawless grin. However, the researchers warned that colour is […]


AGD awards Californian dentist top prize

AGD awards Californian dentist top prize

The Academy of General Dentistry has awarded Dr Aria Irvani a Mastership Award for his excellent commitment to dental education. Orange County-based Dr Irvani was presented with the prize at the academy’s (AGD) commencement celebration in Baltimore, Maryland. The Mastership Award is AGD’s highest honor and it has only been awarded to less than one […]


Cosmetic dentistry is on the rise says Manchester dentist

Cosmetic dentistry is on the rise says Manchester dentist

Dr Solanki from Kissdental has reported that although we are experiencing a economic downturn and people are spending a lot less money on luxury items. At his clinic they have noticed an increase in the demand for cosmetic dentistry procedures such as teeth whitening, invisalign braces and dental implants to replace those missing teeth.  Award […]