First, you’ll need to limit or avoid foods, beverages and substances that cause stains. Coffee, snuff, fruit juices, dark sodas, tea, red wine, cranberry juice, grape juice, beets, blueberries, blackberries and sports drinks can cause stains on teeth. We recommend limiting the use of mouthwash ingredients like chlorhexidine and cetylpyridinium chloride. Medications such as tetracycline, antihistamines, antipsychotics and antihypertensives can stain teeth.
– It is recommended to consult your dentist before using a whitening product. Get the yes of your dentist. In an article from Good Housekeeping “Whiten Your Teeth at Home”, New York City, the cosmetic dentist Jeff Golub-Evans advises to consult with your dentist before using a whitening product. Although, he says that most people are the main indeed candidates for treatment at home.
– Choose your bleaching agent. There are many products on the market that whiten teeth, and whitening strips, whitening trays and whitening paint. According to Good Housekeeping, dentists promote trays and whitening strips at home, allowing peroxide settles on the teeth for longer time. The trays and strips also provide more dramatic results because they can whiten teeth over five tones.
– Apply the bleach and follow the instructions on the product. Most products consigned indicate a certain amount of time used for a specified number of days. For example, most whitening strips should be placed on the teeth for 30 minutes a day for best results.