Is Black the New White? You’ve probably heard a little something about Activated Charcoal, specifically Charcoal Tooth Powder. It's all the rage on social media and has been praised for its natural whitening abilities. The majority of people probably think that this "new" trend, just hit the scene. But the truth of the matter is that Activated Charcoal has been around for ages, literally thousands of years. In fact, its usage dates all the way back to 1500 BC in Ancient Egypt,
Since we all want our teeth to look and feel their absolute best, switching to a charcoal tooth powder sounds like a no-barrier. It pores bind with rough parts on teeth, usually surface stains and plaque, making it easier to remove the yellowing substances. Once the charcoal has been given enough time to stick to your teeth, it can be removed and when it is, the mineral takes the plaque, food particles, and surface stains with it – leaving you with gorgeous, sparkly, whiter teeth!
There is a multitude of health/medicinal benefits to using Activated Charcoal, but let's first explore how it can specifically benefit your oral care regimen.
1. Activated charcoal is a natural whitener.
If you have tea, berries or coffee stains on your teeth, activated charcoal may help to remove them.
2. Re-mineralize and strengthen your teeth naturally.
Using Dirt Don't Hurt's blend of Activated Charcoal Tooth Powder, you will be adding over 27 trace minerals back into your teeth to help keep them healthy and strong and fluoride-free.
Activated charcoal helps to detoxify your mouth and keep your PH levels balanced.
So essentially, it has alkalizing benefits and helps to turn your acidic mouth into a place where the bacteria cannot thrive and continue to multiply, leading to cavities, infections, and eventually tooth decay.
3. Clean and Polish you’re Teeth.
Switching to a charcoal tooth powder sounds like a Whitens the teeth, no Cavities and Promotes Oral Health. A natural easy and pocket-friendly method to polish your teeth.
How to Use Charcoal to Whiten Teeth
The whole process takes about 5 minutes.
Have a microfiber cloth on hand to wipe out the sink when you’re done,
Pro tip: make a paste of charcoal powder with water and apply with a soft brush on your tongue to get rid of bad breath