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what do I need to know about teeth whitening?

klimax

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I need advice regarding teeth whitening, has anyone done this? There are many different processes, which method is most effective.. And how long do they last. I'm not worried about price as long as it's clearly teeth whitening and not just something that doesn't work.
 

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I'm going to use Crest Whitestrips professional. Anyone else use this? Does it work?
 

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In a small cup, mix half a teaspoon of baking soda with half a teaspoon of water. Mix to form a paste. Dip your toothbrush into the cup, to cover the bristles with the baking soda paste.[1]
Alternatively, you can dip a wet toothbrush directly into some baking soda, and the powder will attach itself to the bristles. However, the taste of the baking soda will be very strong if you use this method.
Brush your teeth
as you normally would, but really concentrate on getting the brush into all the cracks and crevices. Don't brush your teeth for any longer than two minutes, as baking soda is a mild abrasive and may begin to erode the enamel on your teeth
Spit out the baking soda and rinse your mouth with water or mouthwash. Give your toothbrush a thorough rinse as well.You should repeat the process of brushing your teeth with baking soda every other day for one or two weeks. You will notice a slight difference in the whiteness of your teeth after just a few days, and a substantial difference after a couple of weeks.
 

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Custom made trays from a dental office are the gold standard, most predictable, long lasting results. If you get the whitening agent (which you can buy on amazon fyi) go for a carbamoyl peroxide not a hydrogen peroxide compound and stick to something in the 10-20% range, above that is extremely caustic to tissue. In office bleaching (Zoom!) is effective for short term only.

As far as using the strips, they work to an extent. They don't really adhere to the shape of your arch and the spaces between your teeth so they have a tendency to produce results that are inconsistent tooth to tooth.
 

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Take some baking soda in a bowl and an unflavored toothpaste to it and add some lemon juice.
mix them well and apply the mixture to your teeth with the help of a toothbrush.
 

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