7 options for whiter teeth (1/7)

There are a range of products that claim to whiten teeth ' but which one is best for you? Find out more about your whitening options

get whiter teeth oral health care

Drugstore oral care options

Why should you pay for a whitening system, you might wonder, when there’s a range of toothpastes, brushes and mouth rinses that claim to whiten? Many of these products contain a bleaching ingredient, and they do have some effect, acting mainly as abrasives, to scrub away surface stains.

Brushes:
Philips Sonicare DiamondClean ($230); Rexall Power Whitening ($8); Reach Total Care + Whitening ($5); Oral-B 3D Advanced Vivid ($9).

Mouthwashes: Listerine Whitening Restoring Fluoride Rinse ($9; 473 mL); Scope White ($6; 170 mL)

Toothpastes: Colgate Optic White ($6, 165 mL); Sensodyne Brilliant Whitening ($6, 100 mL)

Floss: Reach Total Care + Whitening ($5, 27.4 m)

    1   ...   >>    

Related content:

Secrets to Staying Healthy & Happy

Lasagna

Goat’s Cheese, Spinach and Pesto Lasagna

Fresh pasta needs only brief oven-baking. Used in a vegetarian lasagna it is layered with wilted fresh spinach and juicy cherry tomatoes, then baked with a creamy goat’s cheese topping.

Signed up for the flu shot?

October is Influenza Immunization Awareness month and those curious about whether influenza has a toehold in their area can keep on top of the latest news at FluWatch—Canada’s national influenza surveillance system, which is coordinated through the Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control at the Public Health Agency of Canada.So far, according to FluWatch, […]

antioxidants

5 reasons to eat more antioxidants

Antioxidants, found in fruits, vegetables and tea, help your body fight free radicals and can protect you from a number of diseases, Here’s what a diet rich in antioxidants can do for you

beans_8

Meatless Monday: Spicy black beans and eggs

I love breakfast for dinner, which is why I think this recipe that I made for brunch on Sunday will work great for dinner tonight.The eggs provide protein and with fibre from the beans, you’re actually getting a pretty full meal. I love that it’s so quick and easy to put together and if you […]

Links roundup: August 15

From the BBC, one writer is trying to spend an entire month without buying anything that is made of or packaged in plastic.From Eat.Drink.Better, 5 ways to launch a local foods campaign in your community.From The Walrus, an in-depth look at the health risks associated with cellphones.From CBC, a look at toxic chemicals in common […]