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                            [text] => They may have used baking soda back in the day as their toothpaste, but things have come a long way since then. We now have different types of toothpaste that are proven to clean teeth, protect against bacteria, and whiten smiles.
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                            [text] => So why would we still use baking soda? Maybe it’s more affordable, or maybe you don’t like the idea of putting toothpaste ingredients in your mouth.
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                                                    [text] => Many people say baking soda can brighten up your pearly whites, but is that actually true?
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                                                    [text] => As we all know, baking soda is a common item found in most people’s cupboards. You can use it for both baking and cleaning, and it’s relatively safe. Lots of kinds of toothpaste use baking soda, also called sodium bicarbonate, is made up of a chemical compound that serves as an abrasive. This is what makes it a product that can potentially remove stains from your teeth.
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                                                    [text] => The thing is that it may only remove surface stains, so if you’re looking to remove deeper discoloration and bacteria, baking soda may not be enough.
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                                                    [text] => Everything has side effects, and baking soda is no exception. If you use it on your teeth continually or too much, it could damage the enamel on your teeth. Plus, it doesn’t have fluoride, an ingredient in most kinds of toothpaste that strengthens teeth. (Those with braces: don’t use baking soda as it will soften the braces glue).
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                                                    [text] => If you’re going to use baking soda, it’s very important that you use it the right way.
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                                                    [text] => Because baking soda is a mild abrasive agent, it can be very effective in removing surface stains from your teeth. But it should be used only periodically -- this should not replace regular brushing with toothpaste.
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                                                    [text] => Hydrogen peroxide sounds like it’s a dangerous chemical, but it’s actually safe for teeth whitening. It’s a bleaching agent that’s present in most teeth-whitening products. It helps kill the bacteria in the mouth.
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                                                    [text] => Using hydrogen peroxide and baking soda together can be a one-two punch for the stains on your teeth. Then you can just brush your teeth, removing the stains and bacteria that these ingredients just loosened.
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                                                    [text] => The citric acid within lemon juice is a natural bleaching agent, so mixing it with baking soda can do the trick.
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                                                    [text] => It may surprise you, but you can use strawberries to whiten your teeth. The ascorbic acid in strawberries serves as a decent whitening agent. Because it involves acid, you should limit how much you use this method.
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                                                    [text] => The acetic acid in apple cider vinegar acts as a bacteria-killing agent and can help whiten your teeth. You should be careful, though, because this type of acid can damage your teeth if used too much.
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                                                    [text] => You can do this once every few months, but don’t do it too frequently as it could damage enamel
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                                                    [text] => If your toothpaste doesn’t already contain baking soda, you can add some for a whitening effect. This might be the safest at-home teeth-whitening solution.
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                                                    [text] => The fluoride in your toothpaste helps protect against cavities or enamel damage, and the abrasiveness of baking soda can help remove stains.
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                                                    [text] => Coconut oil contains something called lauric acid, an agent believed to break down bacteria in your mouth. People often use coconut oil for a whitening method called oil pulling, but you can also mix it with baking soda for brushing.
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                                                    [text] => Baking soda is a natural teeth-whitening option, but it comes with many precautions and potentially harmful side effects. So really, the best way to whiten your teeth is with a proven, dental-grade method.
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                                                    [text] => That’s why you should try out the at-home whitening kitAuraGlow. It’s a complete system that uses teeth whitening gel with LED light technology. Basically, you get dentist-office results from the comfort of your home.
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