Fashion / BeautyMonday, December 2, 2013 6:00 AM
Ever wished your teeth would be as white as celebrities? Or like your little cavity-free, beautiful children? Dr. Jyoti Srivastava, at EastSide Dental Medicine gave us a few tips on how to whiten teeth naturally…because our addictions to coffee and tea aren’t going anywhere…
1. When selecting a shade of lipstick shade, try one that matches the color of your gums – this will make your teeth look whiter and will allow your smile to dazzle.
2. Professional cleanings to remove plaque and tarter which will whiten teeth
3. Small amounts of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide can be used once in a while- not every day since they are very rough and acidic which can lead to enamel loss. Baking soda does lighten teeth stains as well as clean them. Dissolving baking soda in water and brushing your teeth with the solution will penetrate the tooth’s enamel and lighten up those unsightly and unwanted stains, gying your teeth a more whiter appearance.
Just remember to skip the whitening toothpaste they don’t actually whiten your teeth. Stronger whitening toothpastes use abrasion to remove the outer layer of teeth and reveal a newer, whiter layer. However, the stronger whitening toothpastes may cause sensitivity and, over time, may cause your teeth to lose luster and shine. Whitening toothpastes [...]