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Does Whitening Toothpaste Really Work?

Does Whitening Toothpaste Really Work?

Have you ever wondered how effective whitening toothpaste is and what effect it really has on making your teeth shine brighter? Let’s start by talking about the difference in whitening toothpaste and normal toothpaste. Whitening toothpaste will contain an abrasive agent, this is to help with the second ingredient, carbamide peroxide, to react more with the stains in our teeth. Carbamide peroxide is the active ingredient in our gels and most others. In the form of a toothpaste, carbamide peroxide is not so effective since it takes at least 30 minutes to start reacting and removing stains in the dentin...

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Bad Breath: What causes it and what covers it?

Bad Breath: What causes it and what covers it?

The results are in! We’ve compiled a list of all the of THE WORST foods you can eat for bad breath!! Our heart is in two places with a lot of these since we happen to love so many of the foods that don’t seem to love us back.   We are not going to stop eating them, no way! But we are definitely going to think about when we eat them and if we have access to the necessary products to freshen up our breath afterwards!   Garlic and Onions We’ll get the obvious out of the way first,...

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Why Having Clean Teeth Is Important For Maximising Whitening Results

Why Having Clean Teeth Is Important For Maximising Whitening Results

Maybe it seems obvious or perhaps not, but for the best and even whitening results you should ensure your teeth are thoroughly cleaned beforehand. If you really want to do it properly, you should also consider booking in an appointment with your dentist to get your teeth cleaned. Have an appointment with the dentist coming up? Perhaps you should wait until after visiting the dentist or hygienist to start the whitening process. Why are clean teeth better? We are going to discuss… Whilst we can get our teeth looking relatively clean, avoiding things such as plaque build up can be...

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Does Charcoal Really Whiten Your Teeth?

Does Charcoal Really Whiten Your Teeth?

Teeth whitening’s popularity is ever increasing and with that, so are teeth whitening methods! It all started with the gimmicky LED lights and now it’s reached a whole new crazy level. Yes, you guessed it, charcoal teeth whitening! Taking the world… or should I say Instagram feeds by storm!   But what we are looking at today is if it works and how? Firstly, as I’m sure most of you are away if you plan to whiten your teeth using charcoal it has to be the activated form. What’s this? Activated charcoal is made differently to standard charcoal you are...

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For The Best Smile, You Need to Remember One Important Thing: Flossing!

For The Best Smile, You Need to Remember One Important Thing: Flossing!

Flossing your teeth. Something I think a lot of people think of just an annoying thing the dentist nags you to do after paying a visit. Today, we are going to talk to you about the importance of flossing and why you need to start working it into your daily routine! Did you know that flossing accounts for approximately 40% when cleaning your teeth? If you are a non-flosser that means you are technically only cleaning 60% of your teeth each time you brush, gross! Let's start by talking about the annoying and painful to remove, plaque. Flossing is the...

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