Illegal teeth whitening on the rise
Oral Health Foundation is advising people to avoid having dental treatment outside of the dental surgery, following a new BBC report into the rise of illegal teeth whitening procedures.
Official figures show the number of illegal teeth whitening procedures in the UK have risen by 26% in the last year.
Despite the treatment being offered in beauty salons and kiosks across the UK, teeth whitening can only legally be carried out by a trained dental professional, such as a dentist or hygienist.
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