for more articles
|One of the
latest dental habits to make waves has to do with teeth
whitening. Understandably there are several means in which to
achieve whiter and brighter teeth. Equally there are varying
costs and also some minute risk factors connected with a few of
the teeth whitening techniques.
If you are into attaining whiter teeth the natural way there are options you
may not have even considered. Most of the natural whitening tips
and techniques found to be effective take patience and time for
results to appear. If you are patient and diligent there will be
When looking for natural teeth whitening products in the retail shops and
health food stores you will find many varieties. Toothpaste with
teeth whitening properties included in the ingredients or
advertisement will be beneficial to your efforts for a whiter
brighter smile. Some natural efforts for whiter teeth may take
longer to achieve than the chemically based whiteners but the
results will still be noticeable.
There are several common natural whiteners present in the natural teeth
whiteners. These change over the course of years as newer more
effective methods present themselves through research. Bamboo
powder, calcium carbonate and silica are some of the ingredients
you may find today in the natural teeth whitening products.
Silica cleans and whitens teeth. Stains are removed with silica
and there is no harsh abrasion involved. Abrasion can damage
One of the obvious ways to reduce staining of the teeth and promote healthy
gums is by drinking lots of water. Drinking a lot of water
steers you away from drinking fluids that are darker and tend to
stain or discolor teeth. Coffee, tea, and especially dark
colored soda's are among the top drinks that leave stains on
teeth. An occasional beverage that leads to staining is not a
problem. Constant consumption of these types of drink is not
conducive to teeth whitening.
Cigarette or cigar smoking is bad for your over all health and clearly
causes damage to organs and tissue that you cannot see with the
naked eye. Cigar and cigarette smoking is also another deterrent
from naturally white teeth.
About the author:
Jeff Lakie is the founder of
Teeth Whitening Resources a website providing information on