You can’t stay healthy without a healthy mouth. Period.
Yet each day your mouth is exposed to bacteria, toxic heavy metals, and everything in between. It doesn’t take much for plaque to start forming a film over your teeth and gums, triggering the precursor to tartar, decay, and gum disease.
So how can you get rid of plaque… and keep it from coming back?
Can you confidently say that your mouth is strong, healthy, and resilient?
Unfortunately, most of us can’t. Even if you haven’t had a cavity in a few years, the simple absence of cavities doesn’t equate to dynamite oral health. Instead, it’s possible that hard-to-see plaque is quietly infiltrating your mouth and laying the groundwork for tartar to take control.
Plaque and tartar pave the way for gum disease and all of the symptoms that periodontitis triggers, from bleeding gums and loose teeth to oral cancer. By learning how to remove tartar from your teeth and embracing positive dental habits, you can protect your smile for many years to come.
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.