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Teeth straining foods

June 29, 2013 by  
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Stains on our teeth can be caused by several factors including poor maintenance, poor eating habits and smoking. Some foods are very acid and will even attack the tooth enamel causing it to thin.  These foods should therefore be consumed with moderation. Here are some foods known to stain the teeth: • Wine: Unfortunately for […]

Top 5 causes of poor dental condition

June 29, 2013 by  
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At birth, most of us are blessed with shinning teeth, until age, wrong food and, or bad habits come to ruin it all.  No doubt stained teeth are a result of what we eat but it is also cause by our lifestyle. Enamel, the outer coating of our teeth, protects them against various attacks and […]

Why choose a professional to whiten your teeth?

June 29, 2013 by  
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There are two ways to whiten your teeth. The first is to go to your local store and choose whitening toothpaste and whitening kit with gel or strips.  You must then brush your teeth religiously with toothpaste, and use the gel or strips for several weeks as recommended by the manufacturer.  The second option is […]

What’s in whitening toothpastes?

June 29, 2013 by  
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It is because of social pressures that we feel embarrassed to display a yellow smile. The foundations of our modern society rest on look and appearance; makeup manufacturers, plastic surgeons, fashion designers and cosmetic dentistry understood it well and know how to take advantage.   No wonder the dental industry is flooding the market with professional […]

How to choose whitening toothpaste

June 29, 2013 by  
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There have been many studies on the effectiveness of the various toothpastes available on the market, some specific to whitening toothpastes. In the case of those considered most effective changes in the appearance of teeth can occur in as little as two weeks when used twice a day. In North America, the American Dental Association […]

Whitening strips: Pros and cons

June 29, 2013 by  
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The teeth whitening strips are increasingly popular. Sales steadily went up in recent years. If the trend continues their popularity will soon surpass that of whitening toothpastes. The reason for this success is simple: the whitening strips are easy to use, available in stores everywhere, and relatively inexpensive. They are an interesting choice before considering […]

What causes stains on our teeth?

June 29, 2013 by  
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No matter if you brush your teeth perfectly, if you had them whitened and do regular touch-ups, the youthful radiance of your teeth will fade with age. They lose their shine because over time the enamel develops microscopic cracks, and loses the crystalline rods that compose it.  The enamel layer will thin, increasing the transparency […]

Teeth whitening: myth and reality

June 29, 2013 by  
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Nowadays everybody’s short on time. In the midst of our hectic routine finding a moment to book an appointment, get there on time, spend an hour and a half sitting in the chair to have our teeth whitened and then hurry home to fix dinner seem like a challenge.  We want white teeth instantly; a […]

Before you consider whitening your teeth

June 29, 2013 by  
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Many of us keep looking for tips to improve the whiteness of our teeth.  If the methods of teeth whitening are applied as directed there are not too many side effects or danger to whiten the teeth.  However each individual is unique and no one will react to whitening products in exactly the same way. […]

Teeth whitening, how does it work?

June 29, 2013 by  
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The tooth is composed of an outer layer called enamel. The enamel covers the tooth and protects it from outside elements. The interior of the tooth, behind the enamel, is made of dentin. In the center of the tooth is the nerve, irrigated by tiny blood vessels. Dentin is not as hard or as bright […]

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