Self-bleaching of teeth with hydrogen peroxide.
Teeth gradually darken with age, howeverother factors can also contribute to yellowing. For example, chromogenic agents in coffee and tea, damage to the nerve, smoking or some antibiotics can lead to a discoloration of the enamel of the teeth. Most dentists offer chemical tooth whitening to their patients, in addition, you can purchase a variety of sets for whitening in pharmacies. But how to be the one who does not have the means and means to use the services of professionals? A cheaper solution is self-bleaching of teeth at home using hydrogen peroxide. This method is recognized as a safe association of dentists, subject to all precautions.
So, where to start teeth whitening with peroxide?hydrogen? First of all, you need to buy the necessary ingredients: hydrogen peroxide - 3% solution, which is safe for oral use (at the pharmacy), baking soda (in any supermarket), toothbrush (in a pharmacy or supermarket).
Natural teeth whitening with hydrogen peroxide is possible when it is used as a mouthwash before each tooth brushing. For this:
- Pour about 2 tablespoons of peroxide (30milliliters) into the mouth, and rinse for 1 minute. It will start to foam, it means that the solution works. Hydrogen peroxide reacting with oral bacteria causes the formation of vesicles in the mouth.
- Spit and rinse your mouth with clean water.
- Brush your teeth as usual.
Brush your teeth with hydrogen peroxide mixed with baking soda once a week. For this:
- Pour 3 teaspoons of baking soda with two teaspoons (10 ml) of hydrogen peroxide. Mix them together until pasty. The paste should be the same in consistency with toothpaste.
- Add a little bit of minty toothpaste to give a fresh scent. You can also add a drop of mint extract.
- Add some salt. Salt helps to clean teeth from plaque.
- Apply a little toothpaste on the toothbrush.
- Brush your teeth in small, circular motions. After all the teeth are covered with paste, wait for 2 minutes.
- Rinse your teeth with clean water.
- Brush your teeth with toothpaste to remove any residues of the hydrogen peroxide mixture.
Note! Tooth whitening with hydrogen peroxide mixed with baking soda should be used with caution and at mandatory intervals in accordance with the recommendations. Too frequent use can lead to damage to the enamel of the teeth and irritation of the gums.
Using toothpaste with hydrogen peroxideleads also to a good result. Acquired in a pharmacy or store, this paste does not contain baking soda and is soft enough for regular use.
With regard to adverse reactions to bleachingteeth with hydrogen peroxide, then the temperature sensitivity and slight irritation of the gums are the most common complications, and they do not occur in all. However, before using this method, you need to undergo a preventive examination at the dentist and get advice from him about how long and often you can use peroxide for intensive whitening and whether this is appropriate. Regular cleaning once a week and rinsing is most likely safe, but a dentist's consultation never hurts.</ p>>