Baking Soda Teeth Whitening
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All about Baking Soda Teeth Whitening
We have all heard about the dozens of tooth whitening products on the market – the gels, the strips, the
toothpastes, the rinses.
But are these methods really necessary?
Is there an easier, cheaper, more natural method for
whitening your teeth?
Yes, there is!
For anyone who has not yet heard of the baking soda teeth whitening
method, continue reading this article.
Throughout the article we will discuss everything you need to know about
whitening your teeth simply and easily with baking soda.
Let’s begin by discussing the one question that everyone wants
answered – does the baking soda method actually work?
The answer to this question is yes!
In fact, up until the advent of modern toothpastes and tooth whitening products, baking soda was the main method used to
help create a whiter smile.
How white can baking soda make your teeth?
While baking soda can help to lighten the color of your teeth, it is definitely
not a miracle solution.
Baking soda is best used to help maintain whiteness or to help remove
Moderate to severe stains may be better treated with over-the-counter
solutions or in-office treatments.
How does the baking soda teeth whitening method work?
Baking soda helps to remove brown and yellow stains that build-up on teeth by allowing free radicals to
penetrate the teeth’s enamel.
These free radicals help to lighten stains caused by age, smoking, and
coffee drinking, to give teeth a whiter, brighter appearance.
So, how do you go about whitening teeth with baking soda?
Before you begin making the paste you will need baking soda, salt, and
Fill a small glass with one teaspoon of baking soda and add a pinch of salt.
Then, slowly add water to your mixture until it creates a paste.
Once your paste is created, use it to brush your teeth as per usual.
Is there any precautions you should take when lightening your teeth with
Like with any whitening method or product, there are some precautions you need to take when using baking
soda to lighten the color of your teeth.
Baking soda should only be used on your teeth once every two weeks.
If baking soda is used too often, it’s abrasiveness can cause damage to the
enamel on your teeth.
Also, if you wear braces or a permanent retainer, do not try using
the baking soda method.
Baking soda can actually dissolve orthodontic glue, so if you have braces or a retainer, be sure to speak to your
dentist about alternative whitening methods.
In sum, baking soda teeth whitening solutions are a great way to help maintain white teeth or whiten
appearance by one to two shades.
Be careful, when using baking soda, that you do not overuse it.
Doing so could result in damage to your teeth.
Finally, if you have braces, a retainer, or any questions or concerns regarding the use of baking soda as a whitening
solution, be sure to consult a professional.