Some Internet reports have led people to believe activated charcoal can be used to whiten teeth, but is it true (or even safe)?
The idea is that activated charcoal can bind with toxins and absorb pigments that stain teeth while also killing harmful bacteria.
The verdict is that if done sparingly (once or twice a year) like any other whitening treatment, there may be potential benefit. However, it’s not good to brush your teeth with anything abrasive because it can damage the enamel over time.
Read the full article here: Can Activated Charcoal Whiten Your Teeth?
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