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Colgate toothpaste chemical linked to cancer— Any Ways to Whiten Teeth Naturally?










Teeth whitening treatments are common these days. Most people go to the dentist for professional treatments that involve lasers and bleaching. Others use store brand products such as whitening strips. Others just use whitening toothpaste such as Colgate. However, there is a chemical used by Colgate Total Toothpaste, which helps prevent gum disease, but can also cause cancer. That chemical is triclosan. In fact, many teeth whitening products contain the same dangerous chemical.



It is important to know there are several alternatives to use instead for whitening teeth naturally.


1. Calcium Bentonite Clay
Calcium bentonite clay is an amazing remedy to whiten teeth naturally. The clay is slightly abrasive, but gentle on teeth. It helps remove stains while also remineralizing teeth. The clay even absorbs toxins and bacteria hanging out in the mouth that can cause cavities and a brownish yellow sticky substance known as tartar, which causes stains on the teeth too. The way the clay is used to clean teeth is by mixing a tablespoon of it with a drop of mint oil and dipping a wet toothbrush into it. After, you brush your teeth with the clay for 2-minutes and spit the clay out. Then, you rinse your mouth out with cool water and repeat in another week.

2. Eat those Green Veggies
Chopping on some good fresh green veggies such as spinach, kale, romaine, sprouts, broccoli, green beans and bok choy are other great ways to whiten teeth because the vegetables scrub the teeth clean as you chew. In addition, the veggies also help protect the teeth from stains by coating them with a protective film that is rich in minerals that help strengthen the teeth.

3. Rinse the Mouth with Water after Meals
Rinsing your mouth out with water after each meal can help prevent foods from staining your teeth. Swishing your mouth with water after eating also, helps prevent the acids from food from causing tooth decay and bacteria overgrowth. You should also rinse your mouth out after drinking coffees and teas because these beverages contain staining substances as well.

4. Snack on some Strawberries
Strawberries are a delicious way to whiten teeth. Strawberries contain an acid in them that acts as a natural bleach to help whiten teeth naturally. However, chopping on strawberries too often can cause the teeth to erode the enamel away.

5. Orange Peels and Bay Leaves
Chewing on an orange peel and a bay leave together can work wonders for whitening teeth. Both contain substances that act as a natural bleaching agent to help polish and brighten your smile naturally. The remedy can even kill a bacterium that causes bad breath.

6. Sage and Baking Soda
A combination of baking soda and sage is another great alternative to remove stains from teeth. The baking soda helps scrub stubborn stains away while the sage kills the bacterium that causes cavities, gum diseases and bad breathe. Sage also contains a substance in it that helps whiten the teeth too. You can create the mixture by taking a tablespoon of baking soda and mixing it with a teaspoon of dried ground sage. After, dip your toothbrush into the mixture and brush your teeth with it for 2-minutes.

End Notes for Ways to White Teeth Naturally
With these remedies, cancer-causing teeth whitening products such as Colgate can be avoided. Natural teeth whitening remedies are just as effective, but without the cancer causing chemicals. The next time, you want to whiten your teeth, look through the kitchen for some of the natural remedies mentioned and try them. You will be pleasantly surprised with how well these remedies whiten teeth naturally.


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