Sometimes getting white teeth can be expensive, and a nuisance. There are plenty of methods that use technology in the dentist office to whiten teeth, but there are other options available that you can also use to get good results. Follow the tips in this article to quickly and easily achieve whiter teeth.
This is far gentler on your teeth than the pastes, trays, and strips available at the drug store. While showering, simply swish hydrogen peroxide about in your mouth, but do not swallow it. Do this once or twice a week.
Stay away from cigarettes, wine and coffee. These things have chemicals in them which bond to your teeth and cause stains. If you need to use any of these products, make sure you brush your teeth immediately after you do so. There are also mini finger brushes that you can carry around with you. They are slightly abrasive and can give you an on-the-go tooth cleaning. The brush’s roughness is what gets your teeth clean.
Strips for whitening your teeth are readily available over the counter and are also fairly inexpensive. You can put strips on your teeth and leave them on so that they make them whiter. Whitening strips enjoyed a brief surge in popularity, but their lack of results mean that less and less people are buying them.
A mixture of baking soda and water make for a great homemade tooth whitener. Baking soda works as a non-acidic, gentle abrasive cleaner that polishes stains and leaves teeth ultra-clean and whiter. It helps to wet your toothbrush, and then immediately dip it into the baking soda, so the paste gets mixed right on your brush.
One little known teeth whitening home concoction is coconut oil. For just 10 minutes a day, take a small amount of coconut oil and swish it vigorously in your mouth. After 10 minutes or so have passed, spit out the oil and brush teeth as you usually do. The results should begin to appear in a few days.
Regular toothpaste and special teeth-whitening toothpastes have very few differences. You don’t need to spend a lot on something that won’t whiten your teeth. You will be throwing away money.
Believe it or not, strawberries can be used to whiten your teeth. People have used strawberries as a home whitener for many years. Cut a strawberry in half and rub it on your teeth. You can also crush it and brush your teeth with it. To maximize effect, leave the strawberry mash or juice on your teeth for about five minutes before you rinse your mouth.
Drinking lots of water will help toward your teeth-whitening efforts. A glass of water will rinse your mouth and help keep your teeth from staining. Drink water while you eat and anytime you feel thirsty rather than choosing a sugary drink.
Once you have your teeth whitened, you should only consume clear liquids for several days. Right after a whitening treatment, your teeth will be more sensitive and absorb dark pigments from coffee or tea for instance.
The introduction let you know that whitening teeth is both expensive and difficult to accomplish. There are numerous methods available to aid in your endeavor of getting whiter teeth. By using the tips you went over in what you just read, you will see that there are many ways to get whiter teeth without consulting a dentist.