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Brighter & Whiter Smile with Professional Teeth Whitening

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Tips to Keep Your Smile Bright

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What does your smile say about you? Probably more than you think.

A smile can be genuine and spontaneous, wry or sarcastic. We use our smiles to show so much of our personality, but if you suffer from discolouration you may miss out on all these chances to express yourself.

According to studies, our teeth are the third most hated part of the body, but this does not have to be the case. The Berkeley Clinic offer outstanding in house teeth whitening that will allow you to love your teeth once again. (more…)

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Teeth Whitening Carried Out By The Beauticians Is Illegal

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

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Why You Should Always Seek Treatment From Professionals

Many people are under the impression that professional tooth whitening can be carried out in the beauty salons, pop-up kiosks or by someone who carries out home visits. But the fact is that it is illegal for anyone other than a dentist, dental hygienist or dental therapist (working to prescription of a dentist) to carry out tooth whitening.

According to General Dental Council, dental professionals are the only legal practitioners of teeth whitening. Beauty therapists cannot recognize potential issues with your teeth, gums or mouth.

Why teeth whitening performed by beauty therapists is illegal?

Some people who work in the beauty industry have been sold expensive teeth whitening courses and equipment by unscrupulous companies that make them believe the process is legal.

Dental professionals are required to train for many years to understand the structure of the mouth, to recognise dental issues and to be able to prescribe the correct treatment to each individual patient. Dentists can recognise many types of gum disease and signs of mouth cancer. They are adequately trained to prescribe the correct medication and treatment.

Can illegal teeth whitening damage your teeth?

Tooth whitening chemicals are able to permanently damage the teeth and gums if they are not used correctly and appropriately. These chemicals sink into the tooth surface. Therefore, the practitioner who is providing the treatment needs to be fully qualified and registered with the General Dental Council (GDC).

A recent court case highlighted that teeth whitening had been decided by a High Court judge to be ‘the act of dentistry.’ So even if the practitioner is using below the legal limit of hydrogen peroxide or a product which does not contain hydrogen peroxide, they are still breaking the law and putting people at risk.

All of the products that are used by the dental professionals are thoroughly tested over the course of many years and have been proven to be effective without causing any harm to teeth or gums.

Can you get an insurance for teeth whitening treatment at the beauty salon?

The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) does not provide any qualifications for undertaking teeth whitening treatments by beauticians and as such it is illegal to whiten teeth by people other than dental clinicians. If during or after the procedure you experience any complications you will not be covered legally for any insurance claims.

Teeth whitening is considered to be safe if carried out by a dental clinician. If you want to get protected and safe teeth whitening treatment get it done professionally.

The Berkeley Clinic is currently offering various teeth whitening options to suit your budget and achieve desired results. You can even get an exclusive and customized teeth whitening kit for free when you join our Beautiful Smiles Plan. If you would like to find out more about cosmetic dentistry at The Berkeley Clinic.

If you would like to find out more about tooth whitening or book an appointment with the Berkeley Clinic team contact us today!

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Teeth Whitening at the Berkeley Clinic

Monday, May 12th, 2014

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What Are They Key Benefits Of Teeth Whitening?

Are you looking for the most effective and safe teeth whitening solution? Would you like to have a whiter and brighter smile? Did you know that the Berkeley Clinic can offer you a professional, efficient, and a pain free tooth whitening treatment?

Here, at the Berkeley Clinic in Glasgow, our clinical care team is using the most advanced teeth whitening brands to enhance the colour of your smile and to deliver the most effective whitening treatments. According to the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, tooth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments in the country followed by the white fillings, veneers and dental crowns. A study undertaken by AACD demonstrates that the majority of adults (99.7%) believe that a smile is an important social asset which gives confidence and makes a person more appealing to members of the opposite sex.

What are they key benefits of teeth whitening? The teeth whitening treatment undertaken at the Berkeley Clinic in Glasgow can help you to restore the lustre of your smile and transform the colour of your teeth to the shade you desire. It can make your smile irresistible for any occasion including wedding, prom, graduation and an unforgettable holiday!

So how much does the teeth whitening at the Berkeley Clinic cost? At the moment we offer you in surgery dental whitening along with the at home teeth whitening kit and professional cleaning for the price of £299.

Did you know that you can get a customised teeth whitening kit for free when you join our Beautiful Smiles plan? Let your smile shine bright from only £22 a month.

Our clinical care team can make your smile naturally white or Hollywood bright… So if you are looking to enhance the colour of your smile contact the Berkeley Clinic today and see what we can do for you.

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Dr Newlands Is the Key Speaker

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

International Centre For Dental Health, Glasgow SECC

Dr Jamie Newlands was asked to be a key speaker at this year’s open day for the international centre for Dental education held at Glasgow’s SECC.

This invitation gave Jamie the opportunity to express his passion and vision for innovation and education in Scottish dentistry.

By utilising state of the art technology and techniques we are recognised as one of the most advanced private dental centres in the UK. The clinic provides all aspects of dental care from dental implants, smile makeovers, teeth whitening, phobia and anxiety management to help you achieve a beautiful happy and healthy smile.

A successful and rewarding day

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The Hour show STV – National Smile Month

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Dr Newlands & The Importance Of Oral Health

Dr Jamie Newlands brightened up our screens on Monday evening with a television appearance on STV’s The Hour show.

As it is National smile month Jamie was invited on to the show to help raise awareness of the importance of good oral hygiene and looking after your smile.

Jamie explains that ‘most people don’t know how to brush their teeth properly and that makes the fact that they’re trying to keep their mouth nice and clean and breath fresh difficult.’

Jamie’s top tips are,

1) Brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes.

2) Reduce your sugar consumption.

3) Visit your dentist regularly.


Treatments at the Berkeley Clinic include Tooth Whitening, Veneers, Dentures and implants. To get a stunning smile with Dr Jamie Newlands call today on 0141 564 1900 or visit our website

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Miss Scotland 2010

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Nicola Mimnagh

The Berkeley Clinic is delighted to welcome Miss Scotland 2010 Nicola Mimnagh.

The Berkeley Clinic was one of this year’s main sponsors looking after the 10 finalists in the lead up to the grand final on June 19th. The girls visited the clinic receiving treatment and whitening to help complete their look for the big night.

In association with GLAM in the city this event was hosted by Gok Wan in Glasgow’s George Square. After battling it out for the top prize Nicola Mimnagh was crowned this year’s Miss Scotland 2010.

The team at the Berkeley Clinic are delighted to be looking after Nicola throughout her reine. This will be a fabulous year for her.

Congratulations Nicola.

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Britains Hardest Working Feet

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Clyde 1 In Association With Scholl

Clyde 1 in association with Scholl is running a campaign searching for Britain’s hardest working feet. Keeping Britain on its feet campaign is celebrating ordinary, hard working British people who are keeping this country going.

Dental nurse Charlotte Curran (RDN) has been nominated as one of the hardest working girls in town. The results will be announced on Friday 28th and the winner will receive £1000 in cash and the pamper squad at your work place. This fantastic prize will loved by all so get voting for “Lottie” on Clyde 1/feet.

From all at the Berkeley Clinic, good luck Lottie.

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Action For Children Charity Lunch

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Supporting The Women Of Influence Awards

The Action for Children Scotland women of influence awards were held at the Hilton Glasgow last month. The occasion was a glittering
awards ceremony for the announcement of this year’s Scottish Woman of Influence. This charity raises funds for disadvantaged children in Scotland and The Berkeley Clinic was a proud sponsor this year.

As part of our sponsorship the Berkeley Clinic offered a signed limited edition Paolo Nutini box set kindly donated to the clinic by Paolo.

A smile makeover was also included in our donation. This offer of Tooth whitening, ceramic reconstruction and Botox was the perfect prize to help raise record amounts for this fantastic charity.

For more information on our treatments please visit our website.

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