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Smartphone selfies don’t tell the ‘tooth’ about your smile say dentists

Smartphone selfies don’t tell the ‘tooth’ about your smile say dentists

A London based dental clinic, the London Smile Clinic, has seen a 30% rise in patients wanting cosmetic dental treatment so that they look better in ‘selfies’. 

What Issues Can be Rectified With Cosmetic Dentistry

Anyone with a bothersome or unsightly dental imperfection that affects the look of their smile can benefit from visiting a cosmetic dentist.

Teeth Whitening: DIY Dental Kits or In The Dentist`s Chair

There are many different teeth whitening treatments available, from off-the-shelf teeth whitening kits to dentist prescribed teeth whitening kits and cosmetic procedures in the surgery.

GDC Continue to Crack Down on Illegal Tooth Whitening Practices

The General Dental Council (GDC), the UK regulator body for the dental profession, who legally require dentists and other dental care professionals, such as hygienists, therapists and nurses, to be registered with them in order to practice has again been cracking down on illegal tooth whitening operations.

Teeth Whitening - Is it safe?

Teeth whitening can be a very controversial subject, especially as in 2012, the UK law changed to make it illegal for: `Anyone other than a dentist to give treatment, advice or attendance that would normally be given by a dentist.` This includes teeth whitening treatments.

Smilorexia: the Dangers of Cosmetic Dentistry Addiction

Addiction to cosmetic surgery has been featured heavily in the news over the course of the last few years. However the majority of the media attention has been directed towards those who are addicted to having surgery to make their bodies look better, which has meant that cosmetic dentistry addiction has been widely underreported.

Illegal Tooth Whitening Crackdown by Government And Dentists, EU Directive Now in Force in the UK

Parliamentary correspondent Anika Bourley noted that the Government and Trading Standards must step up and deal with the illegal practice of teeth whitening following a new European Directive.

Tooth whitening - dentists versus non-dentists - what does the law say?

The tooth-whitening situation is confusing for Dentists let alone the general public. Is it legal? Can non-dentists provide it? What concentration is safe/legal?

My Big Fat Plastic Surgery Prize Draw... are you big fat kidding me?

Last week we were dumbfounded by the announcement of My Big Fat Plastic Surgery Prize Draw a cosmetic surgery lottery held in a London nightclub and championed by the human Barbie, Sarah Burge, and ULuvka a Polish vodka company. This may sound like the start of a bad joke (which is exactly what we thought it was at first!) but its true...