Is Tooth Whitening Safe? – Brit Lab


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Dr Saleyha Ahsan looks at the professional and DIY solutions to whiten teeth and sees whether the process does more harm than good.

Foot notes:

1) Market research from Mintel http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-32883893

2) Market-research organisation Mintel
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-32883893

3) Oral Health Foundation: What about home whitening kits https://www.dentalhealth.org/tell-me-about/topic/cosmetic-dentistry/tooth-whitening

Tooth Whitening Information Grouphttp://safetoothwhitening.org/the-law/

4) British Dental Journal: The chemical stain removal properties of ‘whitening’ toothpaste products: studies in vitro: http://www.nature.com/bdj/journal/v188/n11/abs/4800557a.htmlhttp://www.webmd.com/oral-health/guide/tooth-discoloration

5) British Dental Association: Teeth whitening: top tips for your patients https://www.bda.org/public/whitening

Tooth Whitening Information http://safetoothwhitening.org/the-law/

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