Archive for the ‘teeth whitening’ Category

New Zealand’s New Teeth Whitening Rules

New Zealand’s New Teeth Whitening Rules

Health officials in New Zealand have recently developed new guidelines for teeth whitening treatments. The new restrictions enforce a rule that states teeth whitening treatments that contain more than 7% hydrogen peroxide, can only be issued by dental practitioners. This new rule will be set firmly in place from the 30th of June. The Environmental […]


Groupon To Stop Advertising Tooth Whitening Offers From Non-Dentists

Groupon To Stop Advertising Tooth Whitening Offers From Non-Dentists

Coupon site, Groupon, is to stop offering tooth whitening offers provided by non-dentists. The site, which has become incredibly popular over the last two years, has confirmed that it will no longer promote tooth whitening services offered by firms or individuals who are not approved by the General Dental Council. According to recent legislation, tooth […]


Cheap Whitening Treatments Could Actually Cost You More

Cheap Whitening Treatments Could Actually Cost You More

The General Dental Council has warned members of the public that making use of cheap whitening offers may actually cost more in the long-run; experts advised people to steer clear of discounts and cheap treatments available at beauty salons and shopping centres, as bodged treatment is a lot more expensive to correct than the price […]


Leading Dental Expert Issues Warning Over Illegal Tooth Whitening

Leading Dental Expert Issues Warning Over Illegal Tooth Whitening

Dr Nigel Carter OBE, chief executive of the British Dental Health Foundation, has issued a warning to the public over illegal tooth whitening. Dr Carter was speaking in light of the publication of survey figures, which revealed that more than 1 in 4 people would not go to a dentist for whitening treatment, preferring instead […]


Most Britons Choose The Dentist For Whitening Treatment

Most Britons Choose The Dentist For Whitening Treatment

According to a recent survey, most Britons prefer to visit their dentist for whitening treatment. A poll carried out by Atomik Research revealed that 72 per cent of people choose to see a dentist for tooth whitening treatment, with 28 per cent said that they would rather buy a home whitening kit online or visit […]


Avoid Wine To Keep Teeth Sparkling After Whitening

Avoid Wine To Keep Teeth Sparkling After Whitening

Researchers in Brazil have found that drinking wine does more harm than coffee following whitening treatment. According to a study, which has been published in the February issue of Acta Odontologica Scandinavica, red wine causes worse staining than coffee after teeth whitening. A team of researchers from a dental practice in the centre of Sao […]


British Dental Association Still Worried About High Street

British Dental Association Still Worried About High Street

The British Dental Association is still worried about high street whitening treatments, despite the introduction of stricter regulation by the European Union. Last year new EU rules were brought in to try and protect members of the public, but the BDA says that there is still concern over the accessibility of whitening treatments and is […]


Web-Op Launches New Home Whitening Product

Web-Op Launches New Home Whitening Product

Web-Op has launched a new tooth whitening product which promises to deliver professional standard results without the need for a visit to the dental office. Pure Dental Whitening uses a whitening formula based on concentrated hydrogen peroxide, glycerin USP, propylene glycol and carbomer. The company claims the product can achieve dentist-standard results without the need […]


Harry Styles Inspires Tooth Whitening Boom

Harry Styles Inspires Tooth Whitening Boom

One Direction’s Harry Styles has inspired a boom in the popularity of tooth whitening among younger people. A survey carried out by Pearlys, a leading manufacturer of whitening products, revealed the handsome pop star had the most enviable celebrity smile, followed by the Duchess of Cambridge. In contrast, Jeremy Clarkson and Chloe Sims of The […]


Daily Mail Research Suggests Whitening Toothpaste A Waste Of Money

Daily Mail Research Suggests Whitening Toothpaste A Waste Of Money

Investigations carried out by the Daily Mail have revealed that whitening toothpaste is a waste of money. Members of staff at the paper decided to trial a number of whitening toothpaste products to see if they made a difference to the shade of the teeth, following the news that whitening toothpaste sales have soared since […]