How to look like a supermodel part 2: 5 easiest ways to get perfectly white teeth
One of the most famous, legendary Chinese beauty history, imperial concubine Yang of the Tang dynasty was described as “A smile that is of a hundred different kind of charms”. Unfortunately, there was no camera in the Tang dynasty and we might never find out what kind of smile that was (and that must have been). However, we know in 2015, no beautiful smile is complete without shiny white teeth.
What if your teeth are not… perfectly white? Well, if that’s the case, you are not alone. In fact, statistics shows that in America alone, people spend more than 1 billion dollars a year on over the counter teeth whitening product.
Luckily, that’s something we can work to change. If you like your teeth white, with a little bit of effort and time, you can certainly have white teeth. Take a look at the 5 easy ways we found to help with teeth whitening.
Watch What You Put into Your Mouth
There are many ways to whiten your teeth, but, like many things, to improve, you must first prevent the situation from getting worse. And in this case, it’s avoiding food that will stain your teeth. The list includes coffee, tea, coke and dark fruits.
I know it’s hard to get through the morning without a nice cup of coffee or skip the tea in your breakfast. But both of those things, along with coca cola, are bad for your teeth whitening mission. You generally want to avoid dark colored beverage, they will stain your teeth and, if it’s sugary, that’s even worse! Sugar will weaken the surface of your teeth, which makes it even easier to get stained. The next time you order your morning coffee, just take a moment to think about the whitening of your teeth.
But… Dark fruits?
Yes. You know how some fruit can be used as a natural coloring agent for clothes? Yeah, let that sink it for a second…
Particularly berries like blueberries, cranberries, raspberries and blackberries. Although it is undeniable that they are excellent for your health, but they also can stain your teeth2.
Of course, when there’s food to avoid, there’s also food that can help whiten your teeth. Apart from avoiding all the food that stains your teeth, you can also double down on food that help you whiten your teeth. Eat more celery, apples, and pears. They trigger a substance in our mouth called Saliva, which washes away food debris on our teeth. Chewing sugarless gum can do the same thing4.
Quit Smoking, now!
Because cigarettes stained teeth are a real thing and of the biggest side effect of smoking. The nicotine and tar in tobacco can make your teeth yellow in a very short time, and especially for heavy smokers.
The Home Remedies
Like almost all cosmetic problems, there are natural solutions for those who want to do things the natural way. However, especially in teeth whitening, the natural solution takes time and persistence. It might be a while before you see the results, and the other teeth whitening solutions, on the other hand, have little to none side effects and work much faster. Here are some famous teeth whitening home remedies.
Coconut Oil –
Coconut oil is known to whiten teeth over time with the “oil pull” method – put a teaspoon of coconut oil in your mouth, push, swish and “pull” the oil around in your mouth for 10-20 minutes before you spit it out and brush your teeth in the morning. This is said to whiten teeth over time.
Baking Soda –
Baking soda has long been a household go-to for teeth whitening efforts. You can simply mix it with water till it becomes paste form. Baking soda will gently scrub away the surface stain on your teeth and therefore, return your teeth to its original white shade. Note that if your teeth are genetically darker, this won’t help much. Furthermore, baking soda does not do anything more than that. For proper oral healthcare, you would still need to take other steps.
By far the simplest and easiest way to prevent discoloration in teeth. Flossing dislodge food particles that might have been stuck in your teeth, and through this, reduces bacteria and plaque that cause tooth discoloration.
Let’s bring out the big gun.
All of the tips mentioned above take time and the results vary from one person to another, however, for those who want noticeable results in a short timeframe, getting the professional teeth whitening treatment is a great way to do it. There are a lot of teeth whitening treatments and systems in the market, here at Only Aesthetics, we offer Light-Emitting Diode Teeth Whitening System. Which is as effective as bringing your teeth up to 8 shades whiter.
Light-Emitting Diode Teeth Whitening System
This system has very low sensitivity to teeth (whereas sensitivity issue has been reported by different users of the “strips” teeth whitening system). The light activates the bleaching gel and stimulate the whitening reaction on your teeth. Your teeth will immediately look a lot whiter by the time the treatment is finished. This technology has been around for a long time and has been used in dentists around the world. It’s a safe and fast way to achieve a brighter teeth shade. However, it is still necessary to consult your doctor/dentist/service provider before you start any treatment, just to be safe! And when you’re ready, it just so happens that here at Only, we are having a promotion for our light-emitting diode teeth whitening treatment, you can find the information about it here: https://onlyaesthetics.sg/teeth-whitening/[sgmb id=1]