How I Whiten My Teeth With Activated Charcoal In 2 Weeks
The use of activated charcoal for teeth whitening is becoming a trend. This other than cosmetic and surgical dental procedures are being used to acquire that sparkling smile. Here is what you need to know about the use of activated charcoal for teeth whitening.
Activated charcoal is thus friendlier for human use. Teeth are highly sensitive and thus the activated charcoal should be from food/ supplements from coconut and wood and not from petroleum which is highly corrosive. Coconut and wood-based carbon have greater microporosity, therefore, best suited to remove organisms that have a low concentration.
Activated charcoal is tasteless and odorless so it might not be very irritating on the mouth. Black means the charcoal is very messy while you use it.
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It might prove a bit challenging to make activated charcoal at home. You need very high temperatures.
Here is how to:
Charring coconut shells or wood at 900 to 1800 degrees Fahrenheit to remove oxygen. Crush the charred pieces to create fine powder. Based on the weight of the charcoal make a solution of 1:3. Mix calcium chloride to water (25% of the weight). Let the paste dry and then rinse with clean water. For thirty minutes bake at 225 degrees.
Activated charcoal is available in.
In capsule and tablet form which have the correct dosage for one treatment.
In the powdered form. Use half a teaspoon mixed with a tablespoon of water to create correct consistency.
How to use Activated Charcoal for Teeth Whitening.
Dampen a clean toothbrush with powdered charcoal and brush gently and in a circular motion for two minutes, rinse thoroughly. Use activated charcoal to whiten teeth only a few times a week. Continous abrasion will destroy the enamel.
Activated Charcoal has a large surface area coverage. It only takes three minutes to bind with surface stains. The most common and effective method is using the charcoal powder on a toothbrush.
People with sensitive teeth can use a cotton swab or a finger. Simply dab a wet finger or cotton swab in activated charcoal. Dab the charcoal on teeth and leave it for 3-5 minutes. Swish and rinse thoroughly.
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