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Do you want to get white bright teeth? Do these 4 things to get white teeth

1. Making dietary changes

Eliminating foods that mark the teeth can prevent further staining. Foods and beverages that contain tannins, such as wine and tea, can stain the teeth. Coffee, dark sodas, and juices can also stain them.


Acidic foods can make the teeth look yellow by wearing down the enamel. People who are concerned about the color of their teeth should avoid the excessive consumption of citrus, coffee, and soda. Alternatively, they should always brush their teeth after having them.

2. Skip activated charcoal

There is hype about the use of activated charcoal to whiten teeth naturally, but does the science back this up? Activated charcoal is porous and can trap chemicals, according to Medline Plus(opens in new tab) by the National Library of Medicine. Yet experts have concerns about the safety of this method.

“There is more danger than benefit to using natural products, like strawberries, lemon, charcoal and baking soda. All of these work by removing the superficial stain on the teeth, initially making them look whiter. With continued use, they will remove the enamel. Once you lose enamel it doesn’t grow back.

3. Hydrogen Peroxide

It's the bleaching agent found in most home whitening kits. It actually changes a tooth's color. One study found that painting an over-the-counter gel with 6% hydrogen peroxide on teeth made a noticeable difference after 2 weeks. The inexpensive bottles of liquid you can buy in a drugstore usually have a lower percentage. And the American Dental Association says swishing will probably irritate your gums before it whitens your teeth.

4. Apples, Pineapples, Strawberries

Malic acid in apples boosts saliva to wash away acids. Toothpastes with bromelain, a compound in pineapple, help whiten teeth. But there's no evidence that eating these fruits will make your grin gleam. Skip the strawberries, too. A study in Operative Dentistry found that brushing with a mixture of them and baking soda had no whitening effects. Even worse, the citric acid in strawberries can break down enamel, the outer shell of your tooth.

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