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Warning on teeth whitening

27th September 2007

An investigation by consumer magazine Which? has revealed that untrained salon staff are carrying out teeth whitening on their clients.

The General Dental Council said it was illegal for non-dentists to carry out the procedure and has launched its own investigation into six London clinics offering the service and visited by Which? magazine. James Goonik, of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, said the use of a substance by three of the clinics - chlorine dioxide - was particularly worrying.

 

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Article Information

Title: Warning on teeth whitening
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 4226
Date Added: 27th Sep 2007

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