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Illegal Teeth Whitening

May 6th, 2008 · No Comments

If you visit a mall in Tulsa, Oklahoma, you might find a kiosk with a lab-coat-clad, smiling attendant peddling “22%” teeth whitening kits. A news story released by KJRH Channel 2 out of Tulsa released an undercover story yesterday, which prompted the Oklahoma Board of Dentistry is checking into both Glamour Smile and iSmile. The Glamour Smile kiosk has been open since mid-January, and the 21-year-old owner of the iSmile kiosk claims to have had two weeks training before opening her franchise. Granted, the girls in lab coats don’t touch their customers, they just instruct on how to use the teeth whitening systems. Further investigation revealed that both kiosks are managed by the same person. While no official complaints have been submitted to the Oklahoma Board of Dentistry, professionals are concerned about customers burning vulnerable soft tissues. These problems are not confined to Oklahoma. Read the full story here.

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