Many people resort to natural recipes circulating on the Internet to get whiter teeth and get rid of their yellowness, without noticing that some of them may cause many oral problems.
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In this regard, Dr. Nour Qatamesh, a cosmetic dentistry specialist, warned against tooth whitening recipes, such as charcoal, sodium bicarbonate and egg whites, noting that they have serious effects on oral health.
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Qatamesh added that lemon is not effective in whitening or cleaning teeth, as some believe. On the contrary, it has been proven that it causes the removal of a layer of enamel that covers its outer surface, which makes it vulnerable to fractures, cracking, and falling off.
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Oral plastic surgery recommended that teeth whitening sessions be conducted in the doctor’s office from time to time, taking into account the reliance on toothpaste only in the process of cleaning them, along with medical floss and mouthwash.
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