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Easy Habits That Keep Teeth White

Not all whitening products work, and not all are appropriate for everyone. If the reason that teeth are stained is because of improper home care of your mouth and teeth, whitening will not work.

Here are daily habits that can help ensure your teeth don’t darken as a result of inadequate oral hygiene. When you don’t regularly brush, floss and rinse to reduce food particles, germs and debris from your mouth, they can turn into staining substances that darken the teeth. Follow these steps every day to prevent hygiene-related stains on your teeth.

BRUSH

At least twice daily, using a toothpaste that contains fluoride.

FLOSS

At least once a day, to clean hard-to-reach areas between teeth.

RINSE

Use Mouthwash and rinse for 30 seconds, twice a day.

If you stick to this daily healthy-mouth routine, you not only avoid dark stains but also plaque build-up, tooth decay and cavities.