Do not necessarily bleach your teeth at the dentist. There is a large number of folk remedies in order to make the color of teeth more light. One of them is bleaching with the use of activated charcoal, which is very safe and has practically no contraindications.
Teeth throughout life are constantly exposed to various dyes, as they are added to food, medicines, beverages and cosmetics. The consequence of these manufacturers’ actions is discolor, that is, a change in the natural color of the teeth. Dyes penetrate into the hard tissues of the tooth or are deposited on the surface. It is also often the reason that the color of teeth changes is endocrine treatment, that is, the treatment of the canal of the teeth or trauma. It can also be problems associated with maturing and forming teeth, for example, hypoplasia, fluorosis or “tetracycline” teeth. But in order to whiten your teeth, you do not need to use the services of professional dentists.
For professional bleaching, there is only one great contraindication – allergic reactions to hydrogen peroxide or other components that are contained in bleaching systems. In the US and Europe, professional bleaching services are provided only from the age of 13. In many other countries dental clinics such services are conducted only from 18 years old or earlier, if there is consent of the parents and this procedure is really necessary. Continue Reading- The fashion of activated charcoal teeth whitening
Dentists can whiten their teeth with various methods, for example using hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide. It’s no secret that hydrogen peroxide is an excellent whitening agent, but carbamide peroxide has recently appeared. It retains the enamel of the teeth, but also gives and good results. But let’s start with how discolorations of teeth arise.
Usually, the use of coffee, lemonade, black tea, and also smoking and are the main reasons for discoloration of the teeth. For a certain amount of time, the tooth enamel is covered with a thin coating, which consists of coloring substances. Also, blue tooth tissues can lose their color due to jaundice or because of the long course of taking certain medications. Another cause of discolorations can be liver failure or a strong deficit of trace elements and vitamins in the human body. But, as practice shows, the most common cause of the appearance of discolor are the age-related changes in the human body.
There are a large number of methods that are aimed at painless whitening. The most popular of them are:
- Whitening in the dental office. This is a hardware procedure, in the case of which a catalyst and a bleaching gel or a dental laser are used;
- Home teeth whitening, which can do without a dentist, but it does not give a good effect;
- Internal bleaching, which occurs with the help of a gel, which is applied to the teeth in several stages.
In order to whiten teeth with activated charcoal, it is necessary to place a tablet of this coal in a glass and add to it 5 drops of warm water. Further, coal is needed in order to obtain a homogeneous mass. Next, use this solution to clean the mouth, then rinse. This procedure should be repeated two times and rinse your mouth so that there is not left in the mouth of all the remains of coal between the teeth.
Plaque will be absent after a third of this procedure, the teeth will even creak with cleanliness. Important point: when preparing the solution it is necessary to uniformity, so that there are no lumps, as they damage the tooth enamel. But this procedure can be done only once for ten days.
If teeth are bleached with activated charcoal, compared to other procedures, for example using hydrogen peroxide, this method is very safe. Hydrogen peroxide can threaten with a lot of unpleasant consequences, which are thinning enamel or irritated gums. And this is still not the worst of them.
But activated charcoal does not have such a hard effect in the oral cavity. And also when it gets into the stomach does not have any unpleasant consequences. Individual cases can be if a person has an individual intolerance.
But, like all methods of bleaching, it is not 100% safe. You cannot do this procedure very often, and also take more than one tablet of coal. As the possibility of negative consequences increases, if you take more.
The effect of the teeth whitening procedure is certainly available and the teeth become whiter. However, the color is not very long and therefore the plaque appears again on the teeth. And the procedure must be done anew.
There are other methods of teeth whitening at home, such as lemon juice, soda solution, whitening pastes, and also with the help of drugs that can be purchased at the pharmacy. It is also very important to remember to brush your teeth in the morning and evening, and rinse your mouth after each meal.
If you bleach your teeth with activated charcoal, you cannot escape from some serious consequences:
- Powder from coal is a light abrasive, with the help of which polishing is carried out, as well as the erasing of a thin layer of enamel. Its thickness varies from person to person;
- Also, after such cleansing, people who have sensitive enamel may experience unpleasant sensations and tenderness when they take hot or cold food. It is necessary to refuse after the given procedure from reception of nuts. And sunflower seeds as they also can become sources of a pain;
- Usually, black coal is used for this procedure, and after the procedure, particles of powder may remain between the teeth. Which are difficult to obtain from there.
Dentists say that there are absolutely safe methods of teeth whitening. Even with the use of harmless at first glance bleaching activated charcoal, you can harm the teeth.