Archive for the ‘teeth whitening’ Category

Strips or professional treatment ‘more effective than whitening toothpaste’

Strips or professional treatment ‘more effective than whitening toothpaste’

Whitening toothpastes are bad for people’s teeth, it has been claimed. US dentists told the Spectator that the toothpaste is no better than normal products and will wear down tooth enamel in a similar way to sandpaper. They also claimed that the concentration of bleach is "insignificant" and therefore could never make any real difference […]


Tooth whitening products ‘held back by red tape’

Tooth whitening products ‘held back by red tape’

The regulation of cosmetic products could risk stifling innovation, it has been claimed. Chris Flower, head of the UK cosmetics and perfumery association CTPA, told CosmeticsDesign-Europe.com that with some products, such as tooth whitening treatments, it is unclear whether they should be classed as a cosmetic or a medicine. He said that this presents EU […]


Tooth shade ‘dependent on DNA’

Tooth shade ‘dependent on DNA’

A bright white smile is more attainable than ever before, according to Dr Brian Hale. The San Antonio dentist said that although the colour of teeth is largely dependent on the individual’s genetic makeup, new whitening technology can help achieve a brighter shade. "Speak with your cosmetic dentist," he advised. "He or she is the […]


Whiter teeth ‘alternative to surgery’

Whiter teeth ‘alternative to surgery’

Teeth whitening treatments can rejuvenate the face and is a simpler, cheaper alternative to cosmetic surgery, it has been claimed. According to The White Teeth Company, not only do people associate white teeth with youth, a bright smile can distract attention from the signs of ageing such as laughter lines. "You can spend thousands of […]


Expert gives tips to ‘naturally whiten teeth’

Expert gives tips to ‘naturally whiten teeth’

Green vegetables such as spinach, lettuce and broccoli can all act as a natural teeth-whitening treatment, it has been claimed. Dr Jeff Golub-Evans, Manhattan cosmetic dentist, gave his tips to TulsaWorld.com as a way of achieving a celebrity-like smile. He told the website that fruit and vegetables with a high fibre content such as apples, […]


Increase in teeth whitening ‘due to smoking ban’

Increase in teeth whitening ‘due to smoking ban’

Last year’s smoking ban may have led to a rise in the number of people seeking teeth whitening treatments, it has been reported. Dr David Bloom of Senova Dental Studios told the Watford Observer that ex-smokers are putting the cash they used to use for cigarettes towards getting rid of the effects left by them. […]


Technology ‘boosts’ cosmetic dental industry

Technology ‘boosts’ cosmetic dental industry

The most innovative development in the world of cosmetic dentistry is the use of lasers, reports Express Healthcare magazine. According to Dr Sanjay Karla, professor and head department of prosthetics BRS Dental College, Gurgaon, lasers can produce significant and fast results. "Laser whitening is one of the most lucrative laser dentistry procedures and it can […]


Botox and teeth whitening ‘top January treatments’

Botox and teeth whitening ‘top January treatments’

Teeth whitening treatments are the second-most popular non-surgical cosmetic enhancements in the new year, it has been claimed. According to figures from Transform Cosmetic Surgery, Botox is the favourite January treatment, followed by desires for whiter and brighter teeth and laser hair removal, reports the Daily Mail. Shami Choudhry, spokesperson for the firm, told the […]


Golden Globe stars receive free cosmetic dentistry

Golden Globe stars receive free cosmetic dentistry

Teeth whitening treatments are one of the luxury gifts being distributed to those invited to the Golden Globes ceremony. Despite cancelling the actual awards ceremony due to the ongoing Writers Guild of America strike, The Secret Room gifting suite is still to hand out luxury items to lucky celebrities. Along with cosmetic dental treatments, stars […]


Consumers ‘seek expert advice’ in cosmetic dentistry

Consumers ‘seek expert advice’ in cosmetic dentistry

People are much more likely to buy a teeth whitening product that has been personally recommended by a cosmetic dentist, it has been claimed. Reported in the New York Times, a number of cosmetic dentists have begun either designing their own products or are planning to. Dr Pia Leib, a US cosmetic dentist, told the […]