In whitening treatment, exist countless tips to blanche your teeth and prevent them from getting yellowish, so let’s see two popular recommendations and if they are really effective.
Baking Soda and lemon water
Myth: Mix baking soda and lemon water together and rub against teeth. After ten minutes, rinse and brush your teeth. Your teeth will be progressively whiter.
Truth: Exposure to acidic foods, such as lemons, can erode enamel, making teeth more susceptible to decay over time. Add a mildly abrasive ingredient, such as baking soda, and you’ve created a concoction that can erode enamel. While many toothpastes contain small amounts of baking soda.
Risk: The American Dental Association has not approved brushing with baking soda, use this method may accelerate dental decay.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Myth: Rub apple cider vinegar on your teeth with a small cloth and rinse. After a few minutes, brush your teeth as normal. Your teeth will become gradually whiter.
Truth: The acidity in apple cider vinegar produces accelerate enamel.
Risk: Since your teeth are already weaken after direct contact with the substance, brushing after consumption can make it even worse. The American Dental Association recommend use mouthwash, in some cases dentistry will prescribe special one.
Before try this or another popular tip, request an appointment to your dentistry and ask for advice.