Dental Care Procedures and Treatments Are Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening Products Harmful? Share Pin Email More in Dental Care Procedures and Treatments Basics Dental Emergencies Cosmetic Dentistry Orthodontics Pediatric Dentistry Glossary Resources Updated April 06, 2016 While over-the-counter teeth whitening products can be effective there are also some dangers to be aware of. Make sure you aren't damaging your teeth. Up Next Up Next Video Can Teeth Whitening Damage Your Teeth & Gums? Up Next Video Tips for Using White Strips Up Next Video How to Whiten Teeth at Home Up Next Video Who is NOT a Candidate for Teeth Whitening?