Patients can now book in for a routine check up and hygienist appointment
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However, this legislation hasn’t stopped untrained beauticians from carrying out the procedure, putting the health of patients at risk in the process.
The BBC recently carried out an investigation looking into the prevalence of illegal teeth-whitening in the UK.
The broadcaster found that in 2019, 732 cases of illegal teeth-whitening procedures were reported to the GDC.
This marked a 26 per cent increase from the year before, when 582 cases of illegal teeth-whitening were reported to the council.
The GDC stated that since 2015, it has launched 126 prosecutions against people unlawfully conducting teeth-whitening procedures.
Dr Ben Atkins, president of the Oral Health Foundation, emphasised the danger of causing errors in dentistry.
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South Road Dental Practice can now offer it's own membership plan. For a one off admin fee of £9.50 and £15.00 per month thereafter, patients will be entitled to 2 check ups and 2 hygienist visits a year, plus a 20% discount on private treatments and insurance cover for dental trauma, redundancy etc. To join, or for more information call in to reception or call us.
South Road Dental Practice is one of 70 practices in the UK taking part in a Pilot Scheme introduced by the government to promote better oral health.