Teeth whitening: Brushing your teeth with charcoal... does it work?
Date: 16 November 2015
Activated charcoal has quickly become a new trend, not only in DIY skin and beauty recipes, but people are now brushing their teeth with charcoal!
The idea is to whiten your teeth, but this new trend is actually doing the opposite. It's safe to say The American Dental Association is not stamping the product with its approval just yet.
In the end, no DIY treatment or holistic remedy is a replacement for flossing, brushing and the need to visit your dentist for regular check ups and cleanings.
Adapted by Institute of Dental Implants & Periodontics from original CBS Philly post
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