Archive for the ‘teeth whitening’ Category

Dentist recommends the professional approach

Dentist recommends the professional approach

People looking to gain a Hollywood smile should head for the dentist’s chair rather than the pharmacy, according to one expert. North Carolina-based cosmetic dentist Dr Bobbi Stanley told local television station WTVD that teeth whitening is a perfectly safe procedure when done properly. However, she warned that as treatments all involve hydrogen peroxide it […]


Dental charity supports smoking license

Dental charity supports smoking license

The British Dental Health Foundation has welcomed a governmental health advisory board proposal to charge £10 for a license to smoke. Dentistry.co.uk reports that chief executive Dr Nigel Carter stated: "The Foundation supports any measures designed to reduce the number of smokers in this country." The White Teeth Company has indicated that teeth whitening treatments […]


Cosmetic dentistry in”makeover mania”

Cosmetic dentistry in”makeover mania”

The trend for cosmetic enhancements is increasing dramatically, claims the Liverpool Echo. Columnist Nick Peet commented that "makeover mania" had led him to consider improving his appearance. He stated: "Instead of going under the knife I thought I’d focus on the one thing I desperately need but never had. "A decent smile." The journalist stated […]


Dentists warn against ‘whitening overuse’

Dentists warn against ‘whitening overuse’

Dentists in the US are warning against the overuse of teeth-whitening products which are readily available in stores across the country. Over bleaching teeth can increase sensitivity and there have been cases where people have ended up with white spots on their teeth, according to some professionals. Furthermore, if the bleach is mistakenly applied to […]


Tooth whitening”fashion statement”

Tooth whitening”fashion statement”

Teeth whitening is not just a cosmetic treatment but a fashion statement, reports Business Daily Africa. "Most of my clients are in the entertainment, airline and beauty industries where image is vital," remarked Dr Faith Njoroge of Innovative Dental Clinic. She added that many Africans are now more aware of the appearance of their teeth, […]


Whiter teeth ‘most sought-after cosmetic dentistry treatment’

Whiter teeth ‘most sought-after cosmetic dentistry treatment’

Tooth whitening is the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedure, it has been claimed. US news source the Sun Journal cites figures from author Jonathan B Levine which predict the whitening product and services market will be worth $15 billion (£7.7 billion) by 2010. "I was standing between my two kids and my smile looked so […]


‘Most improvement’ noted in professional whitening treatments

‘Most improvement’ noted in professional whitening treatments

Professional teeth-whitening treatments give the most dramatic results in the quickest time, reports US News and World Report. The source stated that although often the most expensive option – priced between $500 (£256) and $1,000 in the US – the treatments are more convenient and show a more marked improvement than do-it-yourself kits. However Matthew […]


43% of Canadians ‘seek whiter teeth’

43% of Canadians ‘seek whiter teeth’

Over two-fifths of Canadians are enhancing their appearance by using some form of teeth whitening product, it has been revealed. As Valentine’s Day approaches, a new Harlequin Romance Report has discovered which secrets people are keeping from their loved ones. Along with teeth whitening, over half of respondents enhance their looks with hair dye and […]


Teens ‘seeking whiter teeth’

Teens ‘seeking whiter teeth’

Teenagers are performing their own teeth-whitening treatments to achieve brighter smiles, it has been reported. According to WTVQ-TV, there are certain things they – and their parents – need to be aware of with home whitening kits. "There could be extreme tooth sensitivity if it’s used improperly, if it’s kept on the teeth for too […]


‘Continued maintenance essential’ for teeth whitening

‘Continued maintenance essential’ for teeth whitening

Teeth whitening patients need to maintain regular upkeep of their brighter smile, it has been claimed. According to The White Teeth Company, following the procedure teeth can often become stained again after a few months if they are not maintained. "The investment incurred to have the treatment will be wasted," the firm stated. It claims […]