Most of us want bright, white smiles that attract attention. This demand has prompted product manufacturers to create a variety of whitening toothpastes that utilize peroxide, abrasives and enzymes which help to prevent stains from bonding to teeth. To the chagrin of consumers, however, research indicates that these whitening products don’t actually live up to their manufacturers promises.
Popular Brands Fail Test
MailOnline recently tested six popular toothpastes which claim to provide whiter smiles. According to the British news website, the brands, included:
- BlanX Intense Stain Removal
- Arm & Hammer Advanced Whitening Toothpaste
- Oral B 3D White Enamel Protect
- Beverly Hills Natural Whitening Expert
- SwissDent Xtreme Whitening Toothpaste
- Rembrandt Complete Whitening Mint
Not Too Surprising
How to Get a White Smile
In the end, you probably won’t ever get a whiter smile from an over-the-counter toothpaste. On the other and, Drs. Ken and Marnie Collins provide their patients with brighter, whiter teeth through professional whitening treatments. To learn more, contact our Spokane dental office at (509) 581-4188 today.