Teeth Whitening

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Is Tea Staining Your Teeth More Than Red Wine & Coffee?

Yes – Tea is the biggest culprit of staining your teeth! Even more than red wine and coffee believe it or not. Unless you’ve had cosmetic whitening treatments, there’s a very high chance your teeth aren’t sparkling white (If they are though, let us know how you managed that!). It would seem that every week,…

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Teeth Whitening Tips

Teeth whitening on a budget White teeth is a desire for everyone. We all want to have sparkling pearly whites when we smile. So how can you achieve teeth whitening on a budget? Not everyone can afford professional whitening but what you can do it follow some simple at home tips to ensure whiter teeth…

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What is the truth behind whitening your teeth?

The truth behind whitening your teeth guest blog by Hayley irons   Is a bright white smile on your wish list these days? Let’s face it –  it’s a sign of health and youth. We can really pull together that polished yet natural look that so many of us crave. This is why teeth whitening…

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Getting married? Don’t forget these 5 important things!

Weddings are listed in the top 10 most stressful events in a person’s life. It’s no wonder people get a little forgetful on the lead up to their wedding day… There’s so much to think about for your wedding day. Flowers, cakes, dress, suits and guests and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. The…

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Natural Teeth Whitening Tips

When looked after properly, our teeth are naturally white. However, many people prefer to have whiter teeth. The attraction is that white teeth are healthy, therefore ultra-white teeth are ultra-healthy. There are a number of chemical solutions available that take teeth from their natural white to an ultra-white. Typically, these solutions will include a peroxide…

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Coffee That Can Whiten Your Teeth?

It’s a well known fact that coffee and teas aren’t the best for your teeth. Their dark colour can stain your enamel and darken your smile, making your teeth appear yellow. However, many people are claiming that you can now drink a certain coffee that will help to whiten and brighten your teeth – but…

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Veneers, Whitening or Aligners – Achieving Your Perfect Smile

40% of Brits are unhappy with their smile. So many of us are unhappy with our appearance. We will change our hairstyle, have a wardrobe overhaul, try crash diets and crazy diet pills to try and make a change. When it comes to our smiles, two fifths of us aren’t happy. Why are we opting…

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The Truth About At Home Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a multi billion pound industry. We are all desperate for that Hollywood smile. We see the pearly whites of those celebrities that we love and it would seem that we would do anything to get a similar look, except visit the dentist! Today on the Defacto Dentists blog, we’re looking at the…

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The Smile To Match The Dress – Pre-Wedding Teeth Whitening!

Weddings can be super stressful to organise. The dress, the cake, flowers, the venue, the dreaded seating plans, the first-dance song, a photographer –  the list is endless. What always seems to come last on the list though is your teeth. Looking your best on your big day At first, that might seem like a…

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Apple Cider Vinegar – The Natural Tooth Whitener?

Apple Cider Vinegar has grown in popularity over the last few years. Apple Cider Vinegar – eating it, drinking it, using it on our skin, rinsing our hair with it – you name it, someone is bound to have tried it. Once only available from niche stores, it’s now well stocked in our everyday supermarkets.…

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Social Media Selling and Dental Products

With the rise of social media selling, everywhere is slowly becoming a retail platform.   It’s unusual to scroll down social media sites such as Instagram or Facebook without online influencers pushing products in our faces. While influencers may say that they are ‘really loving’ a product, there is a possibility that they haven’t even…

0% Finance At The Dentist – A Guide for Patients

0% Finance At The Dentist – A Guide for Patients

Getting the perfect smile can be an expensive process. Whether it’s a cosmetic procedure you’ve been longing for or it’s clinic treatment that’s crucial to improve your oral health, the costs can really begin to mount up. This doesn’t mean that you can’t get the treatment that you need. Many dental practices offer 0% Finance…

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The Dangers of at Home Whitening

Everyone wants to have a bright white smile and while most dentists offer teeth whitening at their practices, patients often do to try and get the same results from the comfort of their own home. From using at home whitening kits, to using harsh abrasive concoctions, it is certain that people will try just about…

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Whitening Teeth: Know Before You Go

Whitening teeth at your dentist is the most effective way of getting those highly sought after pearly whites. At home bleaching kits and home-made whitening mixtures can be really dangerous and should be avoided at all costs. If you’re thinking of going to your dentist for whitening treatments, here’s what you should know before you…

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Teeth Whitening With Food!

When talking about teeth whitening, everyone mentions the foods that you shouldn’t be eating. Wines, rich sauces, acidic fruits… you’ve probably heard them all. As bad as they are for causing stains to develop on the teeth, in moderation, they are completely fine. BUT, did you know that here are also foods out there that…

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Five Reasons to Whiten Teeth

In recent years, inspired by celebrities and influencers, the general public has been choosing more and more to whiten teeth. Whether you’ve thought about going to the dentist for professional whitening treatment or considered trying the newest Instagram teeth whitening craze, it’s something we’ve definitely all considered. We had a look at the five main…

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Why are Teeth Sensitive After Whitening?

Whether you’ve had it done or not, we’re sure we’ve all thought about teeth whitening. When done properly, it’s a sure fire way to have the pearliest of whites. However, it comes with a downside, tooth sensitivity. More often than not, patients will experience tooth sensitivity after a whitening procedure. This can lead to discomfort…

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Teeth Whitening With Turmeric

Not everyone can afford a new set of dazzling veneers. It’s no wonder we head off into the depths of the internet to find home remedies for teeth whitening. That’s where turmeric comes in. Turmeric is a root that has long been used as a cooking spice, but right now it’s having its time in…

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Teeth Whitening With Activated Charcoal

You may have seen this teeth whitening trend here and there. Activated charcoal has become the trendiest DIY way of whitening your teeth. If you haven’t heard of activated charcoal, then this is the article for your. We’re going to explain what it is, how it works and why it works. Just keep on reading!…