Jul 30, 2009
Flittering Through all The Whitening Toothpastes
It seems like every toothpaste out there has “whitening” somewhere on the package. Do these toothpastes actually whiten teeth? The answer is…not really. However, there are benefits to whitening toothpastes. Read on for more information.
How Do Whitening Toothpastes Work?
Whitening toothpastes contain mild abrasives which clean your teeth. Some also have polishing agents and chemicals which help to remove surface stains from teeth.
Are Whitening Toothpastes Effective?
Whitening toothpastes do not bleach your teeth like other tooth whitening products. You will be lucky if your teeth whiten by even one shade from the use of whitening toothpaste
Whitening toothpastes do keep teeth extra clean, which can make them appear brighter.
* Good to use as maintenance after an expensive whitening treatment to keep your teeth white
* Easy to use
* Whitening results may take time to occur.
The Bottom Line on Whitening Toothpastes
So whitening toothpastes aren’t worth your time ? Nope ! They are great for helping to keep your teeth white after they have been whitened by a more effective method. Given you brush your teeth daily, using a whitening toothpaste to help maintain white teeth is important.