Four ways to treat stained teeth
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We all wish we had that million-dollar smile, but don’t worry, here at beautyheaven we have the tips and tricks you need to ensure you sport a set of chompers you can be proud of. Just follow our simple steps to having your own set of pearly whites you will be thrilled to show off.
Step #1: Cut down on coffee
Yes, I know, I have said the four words that I never thought would come out of my mouth, cut down on coffee. Coffee’s dark colour and acidity can cause your teeth to yellow over time, but if this is not quite possible for the caffeine addicts out there, there are plenty of other solutions that will stop your caffeine cravings. One of these solutions are teas, Green teas are great as they don’t stain your teeth as much as black teas do, but still contain that touch off caffeine. So if you’re wanting your morning coffer or even a late night craving, try out a green tea!
Step #2: Quit smoking
One of your teeth’s absolute worst enemies is smoking. Unfortunately cigarettes don’t just stain your teeth due to the nicotine and tar content, but they can lead to far more serious oral health problems such as gum disease, tooth loss and even mouth cancer. And there’s only one simple way to reduce your risk – and that’s to quit.
Step #3: Switch to a whitening toothpaste
Using a whitening toothpaste every day will help you see results over time, and as well as brightening teeth, they help remove those stubborn stains that you’ve been trying your hardest to get rid of. Colgate’s new Optic White toothpaste features the whitening ingredient that dentists use in a formula that’s gentle enough to use at home, so you can achieve a colour that’s three shades whiter in four weeks.
Step #4: Purchase an at-home teeth-whitening product
Teeth-whitening treatments can be quite useful if you’re short on time like I am. If you’d struggle to find the time for extra dental visits between the compulsory shopping trips, socialising and the dreaded studying or working, then dissolving Whitening Strips could come to your rescue. CleverWhite Dissolving Whitening Strips are transparent strips that dissolve on your teeth while whitening them in less than 10 minutes. So if you have a big event or a special date, pop these lovelies in your mouth for an extra brightening boost.
Have you tried any of the above stain-removing tips? How do you keep your chompers white?