How to Whiten Your Teeth? 5 Tips to Remember

Date Posted:10 December 2018 

A confident smile makes an individual confident in many ways.


If you are going on a date, or attending an important business meeting or job interview, a smiling face will make the first impression count.  


And, there is nothing better compared to having bright white-teeth smile.


‘A smile has been called contagious. When you see a person smiling at you, it’s hard to not smile back.’




White teeth is the fastest and most effective way to improve your smile.


Just like hair or eye color, people are born with different shades of tooth colour. Finding the treatment that works best for you can be tricky. Moreover, if you drink too much red wine, coffee or tea, your teeth can become stained.


Dr. Simon Chard, an award-winning dentist and director of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry says, “Some kits or toothpastes which work via stain removal can be effective for this task such as charcoal toothpaste which removes tannins from food and drink stains.”


Here are a few tips that will help in whitening your teeth-


Brush with whitening toothpaste

The whitening toothpastes have bleaching chemicals that can whiten teeth naturally. These toothpastes can remove surface stains and when used continuously, these whitening toothpastes prevent new stains from forming.

However, excessive use of whitening toothpastes should be avoided as they contain abrasive components which can damage enamel.


Use white strips

With the help of white strips, your teeth can get two shades lighter. White strips open up the pores of your teeth which allows the bleach to enter. These strips contain hydrogen peroxide that remove intrinsic stains and are more effective than toothpastes.


But, avoid intake of coffee, wine and chocolates right after.


Rinse before brushing

Most of the teeth whitening mouth rinses have hydrogen peroxide. This liquid is used twice a day before brushing. With a gargle of 60 seconds, the bleaching agent will penetrate deep and it will be easier for you to remove intrinsic stains while brushing your teeth.


Chew whitening gums

Yes, they help! Whitening chewing gums contain the compound sodium hexametaphosphate which helps prevent surface stains from forming. The whitening gums remove extrinsic stains. Also, when you chew these gums, a layer is formed that doesn’t let the stains stick.


Professional bleaching treatment

Seeking help from a dentist is the best and safest treat. The professionals perform a bleaching treatment to whiten your teeth. The dentists know the process and apply exact amount of bleaching treatment that will whiten your teeth.


So, follow these tips for a beautiful, confident smile.


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