Activated Charcoal Teeth Whitening Results
Whiten teeth using tooth and mouth care products commonly done. However, there are also other materials touted can whiten teeth namely active charcoal.
Active charcoal is certainly different from the commonly used charcoal to burn food or barbecue. Active charcoal is carbon that made agent osidasi resulting in a fine dust with a lot of pores and surface. With the large number of active charcoal porous, can be like a sponge to reduce the absorption of toxins in the body.
Quoted from Oddity Central, now pretty much active charcoal used for brushing your teeth to whiten teeth. Although, the American Dental Association (ADA) to date has not issued a recommendation that active charcoal-based products into one of the natural ways to whiten teeth.
Responding to this, a spokesman for the American Dental Association, Dr. Kim Harms, DDS advises people not to practice it. According to him, there has been no scientific evidence that shows that active charcoal can be beneficial for Your gig.
“We are alarmed at the risk of damage that may occur on the teeth and gums. For example, abrasion and removal of emails on the teeth. This is because we do not yet know the extent of effectiveness and safety of this material if it is used on the teeth, “said Harms told The Daily Beast.
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Meanwhile, Dr. Mark Wolff, DDS, head of the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care at New York University College of Dentistry is not denied if active charcoal can be used for medical purposes. However, he confirmed the use of active charcoal as toothpaste can not necessarily bring good results.
In addition, it is important to note that no active charcoal can replace the teeth cleaning activities daily and regular visits to the dentist. The reason, said Harms, an important part of brushing and flossing remove plaque-plaques are on the teeth that could be the source of bersarangnya germ.
In one of the videos uploaded on YouTube about this use of active charcoal, there is a video where a woman uses the active charcoal of already packaged in capsule form. Later, he opened the capsule and sprinkled packaging powdered charcoal to the top of the toothbrush. After that, he used charcoal as the paste replace his teeth.
“It’s easy to throw them away. Your used water gargling should capacity in glass or special containers, then dump in waterways, “said the woman.