Everybody wants to have beautiful, white teeth without having to go to the dentist and to pay a lot to get this done. One of the ways to do this on your own is hydrogen peroxide teeth whitening. Besides being used for treating wounds, hydrogen peroxide has antiseptic properties that are also good for oral hygiene.Read on to learn how to do this the right way.
You need to have the right hydrogen. Bleaching your teeth with 3% hydrogen peroxide is considered as a safe practice by American Dental Association. You can get hydrogen peroxide in any drug store. Here are some ways how can you use hydrogen peroxide teeth whitening method:
Use Hydrogen Peroxide As A Mouth Wash
You can use hydrogen peroxide as a mouthwash before you brush your teeth. Pour about 2 tablespoons (30 milliliters) of the hydrogen peroxide into your mouth, keep it in your mouth around for 1 minute. It will begin to foam; this is how you know that the hydrogen peroxide is working. The hydrogen peroxide combined with oral bacteria cause bubbles to form in your mouth. Spit out the hydrogen and rinse your mouth with water. After this, brush your teeth as you normally would.
Use Hydrogen Peroxide And Baking Soda
Another solution is to brush your teeth with hydrogen peroxide and baking soda. Be aware that you should use this method only once a week. Pour 2 teaspoons (10 milliliters) of hydrogen peroxide into 3 teaspoons (15 milliliters) of baking soda. Mix these together until you get a paste. The paste should be as thick as an ordinary toothpaste. The paste should be as thick as an ordinary toothpaste. You can add a tiny bit of mint toothpaste to your mixture, just in order to give it a fresh flavor. Put the mixture all over your teeth and leave it on for 2 minutes. Rinse with water and then brush your teeth with a regular toothpaste, to get rid of any hydrogen peroxide left in your mouth.
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Your teeth naturally get darker over time. But you should make sure to cut down on the coffee, cigarettes, wine, etc. in order to keep your teeth white. Hydrogen peroxide teeth whitening is a good method to whiten your teeth, but you need to remember one important thing. You should use these methods too often because they can damage your teeth. Hydrogen peroxide + baking soda should not be used more than once a week. You can use it weekly for one month and then make a break ( 2 months or so ). When it comes to using hydrogen peroxide as a mouth wash, use it for 7 days and then make a 1-2 months long pause.