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 How to Whiten Teeth With a Strawberry Up Next Video How Does the Dentist Whiten Teeth? Up Next Video Who is NOT a Candidate for Teeth Whitening? Up Next Video What are Natural Teeth Whiteners?