Getting and keeping white teeth is something that many people wish for. The thing is, they are not usually successful in doing so until they have been educated on the subject. In the following article, you are going to be given information that can use to get you the teeth you have always dreamed of.
When you are going through a whitening of the teeth process, you may experience sensitivity. Sensitivity during the whitening is very common. The sensitivity should disappear within a day or two after the process is over. If you have continued sensitivity, you should consult with your dentist about the problem that you are having.
Use mouthwash sparingly as it can add to discoloration of the teeth. Many mouthwashes contain alcohol or other stain causing chemicals. These can also be absorbed into the soft tissues in the mouth under the tongue and into your system. If you can avoid them altogether, this is the better option.
Rinse your mouth out with 3% hydrogen peroxide solution every evening after you brush your teeth. 3% hydrogen peroxide solution is a mild bleaching agent so it can help to keep your teeth white, it is also very cheap; you should be able to pick up a bottle in your local pharmacy for less than $2.
By brushing right after you eat, you can prevent plaque from building up on your teeth, which in turn prevents discoloration. By brushing immediately after eating, you reduce the chance that the foods will be able to stain your teeth. Coffee is one of the worse culprits, so brushing your teeth after drinking it is especially important.
When trying to whiten your teeth, use toothpaste specifically made for whitening teeth. These toothpastes use peroxides that act as a bleaching agent for your teeth. Be sure to look at the amount of peroxide in the toothpaste, typically the concentration is between ten and twenty percent. Choose a product in the middle, and if your teeth tolerate the toothpaste (and you want more effective whitening), move up to a toothpaste with 20% peroxide.
Use oranges to whiten your teeth. This has been proven to whiten teeth. You can use the peel of an orange to do this. Using the back of the orange peel, put it in your mouth and rub it on the surface of your teeth. Keep it there for about 5 minutes.
Toothpaste advertised as containing whitening of the teeth agents is in fact, not that different from regular toothpaste. Avoid falling for expensive products that do little to whiten and brighten your tooth enamel. It will be a waste of money.
It’s a good idea to eat a slice of cheese after each meal to build-up the existing enamel upon your teeth. Research shows that calcium from cheese and other dairy products can rebuild teeth enamel. When you have strong enamel, your teeth are stronger, whiter and overall more beautiful, so add this snack to your diet a couple times every week.
If you want to look like you’ve got white teeth, eat apples. Apples have an inherent abrasive quality that can quickly cleanse your teeth in a natural way, with no negative impacts on the enamel of your teeth.
Whitening your teeth is not difficult. Once you know your options, their benefits, and their drawbacks, you can easily determine which tooth whitening solution is best for you. The tips that you have just read have hopefully helped you figure out the option that will involve the least cost and hassle.