Illegal tooth whitening industry driven by single adults

Thousands of Brits have admitted to having their teeth whitened by illegal and untrained providers, according to a poll carried out by the Oral Health Foundation.

‘When done incorrectly, tooth whitening can lead to severe chemical burns and the possibility of permanent scarring, tooth loss and in extreme cases affect the ability to eat and even breath,’ Dr Nigel Carter OBE, CEO of the Oral Health Foundation, said.