No one wants yellow teeth.
And if you're teeth aren't perfectly straight, having blindingly white teeth will give the illusion that they are straighter. And whiter teeth make you look younger and healthier!
I want everyone to know that picture up there, is of my teeth! It has not been photoshopped in any way, shape or form to make my teeth look whiter! I see pictures all the time of photoshopped before and afters. These are my real teeth without photoshop!
And this is how I've been getting them as white as possible, WITHOUT SENSITIVITY, for cheap at home!
*I've tried all kinds of whitening systems out there, to tell you guys how they work. And this is the cheapest, best, most sensitive way I've lightened my teeth!
FIRST: You need to make your Custom Tooth Whitening Tray- this will make sure the product stays up against your teeth for maximum lightening, and it helps keep the gel on your teeth, not your gums!
(YOU CAN WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW TO SEE STEP BY STEP How I MAKE MINE!)
What you need:
• #2 - Football Mouthguards - I get mine at Walmart in the sports section where the footballs and baseball bats are! They are 97 cents at my Walmart!
• #3 - Mug or bowl
• #4 - Spoon
• #5 & 6 -Floss & Toothpaste and Toothbrush
Now come let me show you how to make your own custom whitening tray (which can cost hundreds of dollars at the dentist) and my tips for whitening teeth!
*To make the lower whitening tray for your lower teeth, just repeat the process I show on the bottom teeth!
TIPS TRICKS & QUESTIONS:
HOW TO PREVENT COFFEE, WINE, TEA, OR SODAS FROM STAINING YOUR TEETH?
*Make sure you drink your Iced Tea, Iced Coffee, or sodas through a straw. It will minimize the amount that will coat the front of your teeth with it's staining effects.
*Rinse your teeth with water right after you finish your coffee, tea, soda or wine. This will help wash off some of the "stain" makers from your pearly whites.
*Try to drink your soda, coffee, iced tea, all at once. Sipping throughout the day will continue to coat your teeth with the "staining" effects of these drinks.
HOW TO PREVENT SMOKING FROM STAINING YOUR TEETH?
Oh, man, there's no tips on how to do this. I'm don't smoke, but I know people who do, and one "lovely" side effects of smoking is yellowing or "browning" of your teeth.
FOODS THAT CAN HELP WHITEN YOUR TEETH:
*Eating raw fruits and vegetables which are naturally abrasive, will help keep your teeth white also. Apples, carrots and celery and other fruits and veggies, which require more chewing will also help produce more saliva which will neutralize the acids from wine or citrus fruits.
*Can Strawberries or Bananas whiten your teeth?
I've heard and seen "home teeth whitening tips", where people rub strawberries or banana peels on their teeth. This is not going to give you dramatically whiter teeth. It may remove some of the plaque on your teeth because they are slightly abrasive but again, you're not going to see any dramatic levels of tooth whitening. But they are a healthy choice for a snack!
*Can lemons or Apple Cider Vinegar whiten your teeth?
Many people have come up with DIY concoctions to whiten their teeth and post them on line! Be very careful with these. Lemons are very acidic and Apple Cider Vinegar are both very acidic and can really damage the enamel of your teeth. I know of people who have permanently damaged their teeth, with weird white spots on their teeth from putting lemons directly on your their teeth.
*What About using Hydrogen Peroxide and Baking Soda to Whiten Your Teeth?
Sure you can mix Hydrogen Peroxide and Baking Soda into a paste and the gritty texture will feel like what they polish your teeth with at the dentist, but this is more to maintain whiteness, this is not going to give you any kind of dramatic whitening, causing anyone to notice or comment that your teeth look whiter.
*Tooth Whitening Strips:
Pros: You can do them at home.
Cons: Are pretty pricey. Can cause lots of sensitivity. One time it was so bad it hurt to breathe in or even drink water. But they do change their formulations, whether that's good or bad, so just try them with caution!
Huge hugs and happy blindingly white smiles! Keeping you beautiful with bargain tips and tricks, your Kandee
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