Teeth Whitening Tips

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    Be sure to read up on the latest tooth whitening methods before beginning. One excellent source for this is Wikipedia's "Tooth bleaching" article.

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    Natural charcoal (not BBQ) contains carbon which can help dramatically brighten your teeth in a natural way if applied before brushing.

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    Malic acid is a natural tooth whitener that exists in fruits such as strawberries. Crush some berries and apply the pulp to your teeth for 5 minutes.

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    Baking soda if used gently and lightly is an abrasive teeth whitener that you can use (sparingly) with a soft tooth brush to help whiten your teeth.

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    The basics matter. Remember to brush your teeth twice a day, floss at least daily and use mouthwash containing fluoride.

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    Look for products containing peroxide. This is the key ingredient used to make your teeth white. It's safe although it can cause temporary sensitivity

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    If you have a crown or visible filling it's possible that trying to whiten your teeth will only make the crown/filling look darker so be wary!

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    Dental trays and teeth strips that recommend 20 minutes or more per application, with high peroxide levels, are considered the most effective methods.

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    If you dont have access to a toothbrush try eating an apple, carrot or piece of celery. The crispy foods clean your teeth.

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    Dairy foods such as milk, cheese and yogurt can help your teeth regain lost minerals and strength.

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