Teeth Whitening and Tips

Teeth whitening is a marathon, not a sprint. Achieving whiteness takes time, overnight whiteness will surely cause damage to your teeth, and gums in the future.

  • Change your toothbrush, or toothbrush head every two or three months. This prevents you just going back and forth, transferring bacteria to and from your mouth.
  • Eating “Detergent foods”, these foods actually clean your teeth while you eat them - yes they actually do exist! These foods include apples, strawberries, cauliflower, raw celery, carrot, and popcorn.

  • Certain lifestyle choices like smoking and drinking (red wine lovers) can contribute an excessive amount of bacteria growth and in doing these activities may mean more upkeep on your teeth to remain white.
  • In moderation drink, sports drink, tea, and red wine to avoid long term stains.

  • Coconut oil, and Baking soda are two household items that can be used for at home whitening treatments.
  • Activated Charcoal draws stains from the teeth over time. It is to not be used on a daily basis.
  • Lastly, whitening gels using light or whitening strips are effective ways to produce a healthier, whiter smile over time.