Teeth whitening do’s and don’ts

Having your teeth whitened can accentuate the beauty of your smile and make you look years younger here’s a list of teeth whitening do’s and don’ts for beginners to follow in order to get the most out of their first teeth whitening experience.

Do’s

Avoid staining foods and beverages after whitening your teeth

Foods like soy sauce and curry and beverages like coffee, soda, wine all can stain your teeth, so it’s best to avoid these types of food after a whitening treatment.

Use toothpaste with baking soda in it

Baking soda can gently help keep your teeth white strength in your tooth enamel and prevent cavities.

Use a whitening mouthwash

Drink through a straw

Drinking beverages through a straw can minimize the staining effects that the beverage can have on your teeth.

Chew sugarless gum

Chewing sugarless gum in between brushes can help keep your newly whitens teeth looking their best for a longer period.

Consume crunchy fruits and vegetables

Chewing crunchy fruits and vegetables that are pears, apples, carrots and celery can remove stains from your teeth and keep your smile white.

Used products like whitening strips to touch up your professional whitening in between visits.

Don’t

Use toothpaste that’s formulated for whitening alone

It is important to continue using toothpaste that prevents cavities and eliminates tartar buildup.

Forget your filings

Remember professional whitening only changes the color of your natural teeth. Therefore, any filings you may have will have to be switched to a lighter color after your whitening procedure

Overuse whitening products

Overusing whitening products, especially those with peroxide can actually weaken tooth enamel over time.  In addition, it can make your teeth sensitive to hot and cold sensations.

Use whitening products while pregnant

Most dentists would advise against using whitening and while pregnant in order to avoid any harm coming to the unborn baby.

Now that you know some teeth whitening do’s and don’ts be sure to follow these instructions when getting your teeth professionally whitened.  And find a professional teeth whitening facility in your local area visit Groupon Pages.

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