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Does Activated Charcoal Whiten Teeth?

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Does Activated Charcoal Whiten Teeth?

What do you think of when you hear the word “charcoal”? Probably a barbeque or a backyard hangout in the summer. Well, that’s not the type of charcoal we’re talking about. We’re talking about activated charcoal, a material people use to whitening their teeth. What Is Activated Charcoal? Activated charcoal came on the scene in 1834, and has only been used more and more since then. Originally, an American doctor used it to save the life of a person who had accidentally consumed mercury chloride. Ever since then, people have been trying it out for different things, namely teeth whitening....

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Are You Wrong When It Comes To Oral Hygiene?

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Are You Wrong When It Comes To Oral Hygiene?

Oral hygiene gets the short straw. Even though it’s is often taken for granted, it’s one of the most important aspects of your overall health. So to help you stay focused on keeping your mouth healthy, here’s the complete guide to proper oral care. Why Proper Oral Care Is So Important? Your teeth are important. Obviously, they chew food, but in chewing food they also begin the digestion process. The more a food is chewed, the better the rest of your body will do at digesting it. But teeth also help us talk, allowing us to make certain sounds (like...

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What’s The Diet For Whiter Teeth? Learn More Here!

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What’s The Diet For Whiter Teeth? Learn More Here!

The best option for whitening teeth is either professionally or with an at-home kit. But a supplemental whitening method (and a close second) is changing what you eat and drink. Your diet can affect the color of your teeth dramatically, from cutting back on coffee and tea to eating more foods rich in certain acids. In this post, we’ll cover the dos and don’ts of having a diet for whiter teeth. Drinks And Foods That Whiten Teeth There are some foods and drinks that have been known to whiten (or at least help whiten) your teeth. Thanks to their natural...

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Sensitive Teeth Whitening: Dos and Don’ts

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Sensitive Teeth Whitening: Dos and Don’ts

You might be asking, “I have sensitive teeth -- can I whiten them?” The short answer is yes. But the follow-up question is how. The first step is to speak with your dentist about whitening your teeth. They can let you know if whitening is possible for you specifically, what options are best for your teeth, and why you may have sensitive teeth. How To Help Sensitive Teeth Before Whitening? You may be wondering what you can do to prepare for whitening your sensitive teeth. The first thing you can do (after talking to your dentist) is to brush your...

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An In-Depth Review Of The Best Teeth Whitening Mouthwash Tips

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An In-Depth Review Of The Best Teeth Whitening Mouthwash Tips

Whitening mouthwash is like regular mouthwash -- it cleans your mouth and fights bad breath by killing bacteria -- but it also whitens your teeth. Basically, it’s one step above typical mouthwash. In most cases, hydrogen peroxide is the main ingredient in most mouthwashes. Even though dental-grade whitening mouthwashes have a much higher concentration of hydrogen peroxide, at-home mouthwashes are still super effective. How To Choose Best Teeth Whitening Mouthwash? Not all teeth whitening mouthwash products are equal. There are certain types and ingredients that you should avoid as well as things that you absolutely need in your mouthwash. What...

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