Whiter Teeth in a Flash – Quick Ways of Brightening Your Teeth

Whiter Teeth in a Flash – Quick Ways of Brightening Your Teeth Posted on 8/23/2017 by Sundberg Office If you want whiter teeth in a very short period of time, the best thing to do is figure out which methods will work best, and quickest, for you. There are quite a few options for people who want to quickly brighten their smiles. Some of the results can be seen in as little as a couple days, while others may take a week or two. Here are a few options that can whiten your smile in a relatively short amount of time.

How to Whiten Your Teeth

When your goal is to whiten your teeth, try these remedies. First, eat a lot of strawberries. They have lots of folate, which scrubs your teeth and removes a lot of the stains that have built up over time. Second, brush twice per day, not more. When you brush too often, you lose the enamel over your teeth. This means that more of the dentin shows through, making your teeth appear yellow. Third, switch your mouthwash to coconut oil. It helps kill bacteria in your mouth, plus it helps pull stains off of your teeth when you swish with it. This should be done for 10 to 20 minutes each day for maximum effectiveness. Fourth, consider brushing with a charcoal capsule. What you want to do is open it and sprinkle the charcoal on your toothbrush, then brush for about five minutes. Once you rinse, you will see that all of the charcoal is gone, along with many of the stains you had before brushing. If you want faster results, talk to your dentist. They probably have some type of whitening process they use in the office or can send home with you. These often give you same-day results that you can use early in the day, and go out with later on with confidence. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call us at (503) 546-9079 today.

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