In this guide, we'll discuss what a charcoal toothbrush is and how you could benefit from using one. We'll also review its safety for adults and kids and share some tips for choosing the best one. Read on to discover everything you need to know the next time you come across this eye-catching, good-for-you product.
You know it well — the knot in your stomach when it’s time to smile in front of other people. The dread of opening your mouth to reveal teeth stained yellow and brown. Ugh!
We’ve all been there. Unfortunately, most of us have also turned to commercial whitening kits to remove our stains and give us the confidence to smile again. I say “unfortunately” because most whitening kits are train wrecks waiting to happen. Sensitivity, enamel damage, gum inflammation, and inconsistent whitening are just a few of the side effects associated with peroxide whitening treatments.
Activated charcoal seems to be in everything these days -- face masks, juices, toothpaste, and now… toothbrushes?
If the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “charcoal” is a summer barbeque, don’t panic. There’s a big difference between the charcoal used for your outdoor grill and the activated charcoal that’s being used in dental care.
Charcoal becomes “activated” when oxygen is introduced. Activated charcoal holds millions of microscopic pockets that can absorb acids and bacteria.
This can take your oral health to a new level. So I have 5 advantages of using a charcoal toothbrush over the normal, everyday toothbrush.