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How To Whiten Teeth With Hydrogen Peroxide

posted in Beauty
02/04/2015
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    Purchase a bottle of hydrogen peroxide from your local drug store. Hydrogen peroxide is commonly used to treat skin wounds, but its antiseptic properties are also good for oral hygiene. Hydrogen peroxide is typically packaged in a brown bottle. The opaque packaging keeps light from altering the ma

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    Use the hydrogen peroxide as a mouthwash daily before you brush your teeth to whiten teeth naturally.

    Pour about 2 tablespoons (30 milliliters) of the antiseptic into your mouth, and swish it around for 1 minute. The solution will begin to foam; this is how you know it is working. The hydrogen peroxide combined with oral bacteria cause bubbles to form in your mouth.
    Spit out the solution, and rinse your mouth with water.
    Brush your teeth as you normally would.

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    Brush your teeth with a hydrogen peroxide and baking soda paste once a week.

    Pour 2 teaspoons (10 milliliters) of hydrogen peroxide into 3 teaspoons (15 milliliters) of baking soda. Mix these together until a paste forms. Play with these measurements until you find a consistency that you like. The paste should be similar in thickness to toothpaste.
    Add a tiny bit of mint toothpaste to your homemade paste to give it a fresh flavor. You can also add a drop of peppermint extract.

  • Dollop the paste mixture onto your toothbrush.
    Brush the paste onto your teeth in small, circular motions. Once all teeth are covered, let the mixture sit on your teeth for 2 minutes.
    Rinse the solution off of your teeth by swishing with water from the bathroom sink.
    Brush your teeth with toothpaste to rid your mouth of any remnants of the hydrogen peroxide mixture.

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Avoid smoking, and drink tannin-containing beverages with a straw to maintain your pearly whites. Soda, coffee, red wine and tea all contain tannins.
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    Avoid smoking, and drink tannin-containing beverages with a straw to maintain your pearly whites. Soda, coffee, red wine and tea all contain tannins.

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