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General Dental Council Issues Reminder Over Illegal Tooth Whitening Redditch Beautician is Prosecuted

General Dental Council Issues Reminder Over Illegal Tooth Whitening Redditch Beautician is Prosecuted

The General Dental Council has issued another reminder to the public over illegal tooth whitening after a beautician from Redditch was prosecuted for providing treatment without the relevant qualifications. Sally Commander, who offered whitening treatment at Imogen’s Hair and Beauty in Birchfield Road, Redditch, was recently taken to court by the GDC. She provided treatment […]


Hucknall Hairdresser Fined for Providing Illegal Whitening

Hucknall Hairdresser Fined for Providing Illegal Whitening

A hairdresser from Hucknall has been fined by the General Dental Council for offering teeth whitening treatment illegally. 23-year old Jade Hayes was found guilty of offering dental services illegally, but insists she had no idea she was doing anything wrong. Admitting to charges brought forward by the GDC, Ms Hayes said that she received […]


BBC Investigation Reveals Insight into Illegal Teeth Whitening

BBC Investigation Reveals Insight into Illegal Teeth Whitening

An investigation by the BBC has shed light on the UK’s illegal teeth whitening problem. Undercover 5 Live reporters found that people who are not qualified to provide whitening treatment are doing so, despite the risk of fines and prosecution. During their research, reporters were even offered illegal treatment by a beauty therapist who had […]


Belfast City Council Issues Warning Over Illegal Tooth Whitening Treatment

Belfast City Council Issues Warning Over Illegal Tooth Whitening Treatment

 Belfast City Council has issued a warning to the public over illegal tooth whitening treatment in the city. The council has acted following reports from members of staff from the Environmental Health department, which stated that illegal services were becoming more commonplace. The council has now warned the public that anyone offering tooth whitening treatment […]


Director of ‘The Teeth Whitening Company’ Prosecuted for Unlawful Dentistry

Director of ‘The Teeth Whitening Company’ Prosecuted for Unlawful Dentistry

The director of a teeth whitening service in Cambridge has been sentenced for conducting illegal treatments. Director of The Teeth Whitening Company, Julie Marino, admitted to practicing dentistry unlawfully at a court hearing at Cambridge Magistrates Court on September 3rd, 2015. Teeth whitening can only lawfully be performed by registered dentists or dental hygienists, clinical […]


Convicted Fake Dental Practitioner Continues to Run Clinic in Belfast

Convicted Fake Dental Practitioner Continues to Run Clinic in Belfast

In April this year, Samuel Irvine-Madine was found guilty of carrying out illegal teeth whitening and impersonating a dental practitioner. The General Dental Council took him to court, where he received at £500 fine. It has now been discovered that since then, he has carried on treating patients at the HD Smile Clinic in Belfast. This clinic claims […]


Cambridgeshire dentist urges the public to be wary of DIY whitening treatments

Cambridgeshire dentist urges the public to be wary of DIY whitening treatments

A dentist from Sawtry, Cambridgeshire, has urged the public to be wary of DIY home whitening tips and illegal whitening treatments offered by beauty salons and individuals this summer. Dr Wha-Choul Lee, from Sawtry Dental, said that many people look for cheap and easy ways to lighten their smile in the summer months, but warns […]


Beware High Street Clinics Using Toxic Chemicals With 200x Legal Level of Bleaching Agent

Beware High Street Clinics Using Toxic Chemicals With 200x Legal Level of Bleaching Agent

Unregistered dentists are using teeth whiteners containing over 200 times the legal level of bleach. Trading standards officers investigated salons promising customers a perfect Hollywood smile and discovered the toxic levels of hydrogen peroxide. Only dentists or dental professionals working to a dentist’s prescription are legally allowed to perform tooth whitening procedures. Despite this, thousands […]


Newport Man Found Guilty of Illegal Teeth Whitening

Newport Man Found Guilty of Illegal Teeth Whitening

A man from Newport has appeared in court charged with the unlawful practice of dentistry in Usk. Martyn Collier, who lives on Rochester Road in Newport, appeared at Cwmbran Magistrates Court on Monday, 1st June and was found guilty of practicing unlawful teeth whitening. Collier, aged 34,Smile Like the Stars Training Limited’s sole director. The […]


British Dental Association Warns Against Home Whitening Kits

British Dental Association Warns Against Home Whitening Kits

The British Dental Association has issued a warning over the use of home whitening kits. The advice is relevant to all but is specifically aimed at teenagers, among whom home kits have become incredibly popular. The BDA believes that some kits, especially those purchased online, may contain potentially harmful products and the public should be wary […]