Beauty & Health

5 Best Ways to Whiten Teeth

5 Best Ways to Whiten Teeth
Keeping your teeth pearly white is a big thing to millions worldwide. Many people will brush twice a day, yet their teeth seem to discolor over time. Here are 5 ways to whiten your teeth.

Brush with Baking Soda

Sounds crazy, right? However, baking soda has natural whitening properties. If you didn’t already know, many toothpaste brands will actually use baking soda in their product. This is why many have started giving their teeth a brush with baking soda. This won’t make your teeth crystal white by tomorrow, however, you will notice a difference over time.

Oil Pulling

Oil pulling is the process of using an oil, in this case coconut oil, to whiten teeth. Many have used, and still use oil pulling as their way to whiten teeth and according to many, it works! The process is easy, take a spoonful of coconut oil, and swish it around your mouth for 5-20 minutes. Alternatively, put a few drops on your toothbrush and brush it on.

Activated Charcoal

This method uses activated charcoal to absorb plaque and bits that have caused the stains. So, wet your toothbrush, dip the brush into the activated charcoal and brush your teeth as normal. Use this method 2-3 times a week to see results.

Whitening Toothpaste

One of the simplest ways of whitening your teeth. You can purchase a whole ton of toothpastes that are tested and proven to whiten teeth over time. Simply head to a shop near you and pick up a whitening toothpaste. Results can take a couple of weeks to show.

Whitening Gel Trays

One of the biggest trends in 2017 was whitening gel trays. You most likely saw adverts everywhere for them. Surprisingly, many have used them and seen results in a matter of days. However, people have reported that this method has made their teeth more sensitive.

Hopefully the above tips have given you an insight on the best ways to whiten your teeth. If you are still unsure, head down to your local drug store and have a chat.