As we see in advertisements, toothpaste is helpful for whitening the teeth? I tried and noticed that there is no difference by using several toothpaste brands and gives me the poor result. Can you suggest a better one available in the market?
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No , I haven't find any toothpaste that could whitens teeth, but maybe some are using charcoal toothpaste but I haven't used it so I cannot say any review about this. 

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I've never found any toothpaste that will actually help to whiten your teeth. Before companies started to make toothpaste with whiting agents, people would use baking soda with a small amount of salt mixed in to whiten their teeth and keep them clean. You can find many whitening agents or idea online that will give you suggestions and ideas about whitening your teeth. Here are a few of them, keep in mind some are not so wonderful because they can damage the enamel on your teeth.

  1. Lemon juice is said to remove stains and help whiten teeth. You will need to apply some fresh lemon juice to the outer surface of your teeth. Do not leave the lemon juice on your teeth for more than 5 minutes before rinsing and brushing your teeth. Do not apply lemon juice to your teeth daily. This should only be done once or twice a week to help prevent stains on your teeth.
  2. Use a Q-tip to apply hydrogen peroxide to the surface of your teeth. Try to keep this on as long as possible. The solution will bubble and start to tingle or even sting your gums. Once you have finished, spit out the solution, rinse your mouth and brush your teeth. They claim this is safe to do every day. I've also heard that some dentist will recommend rinsing your mouth with hydrogen peroxide before brushing your teeth. The main ingredient in professional tooth whiteners is hydrogen peroxide.
  3. Active charcoal is another way to whiten your teeth. You should brush your teeth with a special active charcoal. Do not do this daily because it can damage your gums. They said you can do this once every 8 to 10 days to remove stains and keep your teeth white.
  4. You can mix baking soda with hydrogen peroxide to brush your teeth with this mixture. They say that this will help to whiten your teeth. Some people recommend adding a bit of salt to the mixture to help get the stains off your teeth. As far as I know, you can use this every day to help whiten your teeth.
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I don't think so there is any toothpaste which help in whitening teeth. The promises they do are useless. It's only helps in cleaning teeth daily. Only some teeth whitening treatment are helpful for whitening teeth and for that one need to consult a dentist.
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Sensodyne and Colgate Sensitive are good to prevent tooth infections. But about whitening I don't prefer any as there is no use of making a teeth white by removing the original off white colour of tooth enamel.
I am using Colgate Sensitive Clove Essence.
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No. The toothpastes are used to maintain the better hygiene of the teeth and gums. The brushing with them prevents the growth of the bacterial in the mouth and teeth. For teeth whitening the other products like baking soda, lemon juice may be used.
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there are special toothpastes that are advertised that they help in whitening. i do no think that any toothpaste can change this and that going to dentist is a safer and better choice.
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I personally use this type of Colgate toothpaste called Colgate Optic White. I used it several times and it whitens my teeth. You can try to check this out if available in your country. If not, you can order it online. 


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