How a brighter smile takes years off you

How a brighter smile takes years off you

Simple ways to get your pearly whites white again

Few things are as ageing as our teeth not looking their best, and, as we get older, the enamel on our teeth thins revealing a layer called dentin, which is naturally more yellow.


This means we have to work a little harder to keep our smile bright. Little things can make a big difference, from changing your toothbrush and toothpaste to watching what you eat and drink. There’s also the option of professional whitening treatments.


The easy way to whiten your teeth

You can get your teeth looking significantly whiter in a matter of weeks by using the right toothpaste and toothbrush.


Oral-B 3D White Luxe toothpaste provides noticeable whitening results after just seven days.


The Oral-B Power Brush  can make a huge difference too. It has a whitening mode that varies bristle speed to polish your teeth and whiten your smile. Plus, there's a special brush head, which has a whitening cup designed for extra stain-scrubbing power.

Finally, don’t forget that your dental hygienist is your best friend when it comes to removing those tough stains that you can’t.

Want to go a shade brighter?

If you’ve done all you can at home, been to the hygienist, and you’d still like your teeth to be a little whiter, you might want to talk to your dentist about a whitening treatment.


They might recommend getting made-to-measure bleaching trays you wear at home for a couple of hours a week, strips like Oral-B 3D Whitestrips, or laser whitening which is also called power whitening.


Whatever you do, don’t be tempted to use bleaching trays you buy on the internet or visit a beauty salon for treatment. The only people who should carry out tooth whitening are dentists or registered dental therapists and dental hygienists on the prescription of a dentist.


Keeping your pearly whites white

The biggest favour you can do your teeth – not to mention your health in general – is to give up smoking.


Tea, coffee and red wine are also notorious for staining teeth but, rather than give them up altogether (and life really is too short!) how about just making sure you rinse your mouth with water after having them. Some people also swear by drinking with a straw although there’s something about a straw and a glass of red wine that just doesn’t feel quite right!


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How do you keep your smile bright? Have you ever had your teeth professionally whitened?

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Right toothpaste for me

21/11/2016

I used to have a problem with bleeding gums. Tried all possible toothpastes. Oral-B was the last one to try - and it was a blessing! I have never looked at any other brands since. Great product, brilliant results.

Best ever toothpaste

Eimear 20/11/2016

The only one I will trust with my teeth. No sensitive since using this, fab fresh taste and great cleaning. I love it.

Smiles light up your day

Gormal 20/11/2016

Well I've never had pearly whites, but I have cut back on foods that stain them and changed to a different brush as well as spending more time carefully cleaning them. Sometimes even an extra clean through the day. After all when you smile it should brighten up everyones day and it's good for you ;)

great

28/10/2016

love to win this use all the time

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