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what are ways to whiten teeth at home?

By Anonymous September 27, 2014 - 2:05pm
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Crest white strips are too expensive and I would really prefer something more natural.

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When compared to artificial teeth whitening remedies, natural remedies are always the best choice in obtaining the perfect white teeth in a short time. Also, these natural remedies are not having any serious side effects and less cost effective.

September 28, 2014 - 11:10pm
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Hi Anon

Great question - thank you! 

Strips can be expensive, you're right - but there are home-made concoctions for easy teeth whitening. 

Brushing with plain old baking soda will take off many surface stains. Just make a paste with water and brush. It can taste a little tangy and gritty but adding peppermint oil can make it a lot tastier. 

Hydrogen Peroxide: This is a common ingredient in most whitening toothpastes and rinses (usually combined with carbamide peroxide). While hydrogen peroxide is readily available and easy-to-use, you really need to be sure of what you’re doing. Doing this on your own – not under the supervision of a dentist – means that you will be using a smaller concentration of peroxide than you would get with a dental-prescribed treatment, but there are still risks if you end up using too much at a time or too frequently. Ask a dentist for advice. 

You can also use apple cider vinegar, apples and strawberries - all good ways to keep your teeth clean and white. 

After you have dark drinks, brush your teeth to lessen your risk of stains. 

Are you interested in trying any of these options, Anon?



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