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For many years, charcoal toothbrushes have been famous across several South-East Asian countries. But now, the trend is coming to the United States. You will see that brands are producing charcoal toothbrushes, and a lot of people are using them.

What Is A Charcoal Toothbrush?

There are claims that the charcoal which is used in manufacturing these toothbrushes is more effective in cleaning your teeth than regular toothbrushes.

Several dental associations say that there is not enough data to prove that charcoal toothbrushes can enhance the quality of your oral health, but those using them have a lot to say about it. If you are referred through a friend, be sure to keep an eye on the condition of your oral health as you use it. And if you see any deterioration, speak to your dentist immediately.

What Are Some Benefits Of Charcoal?

Ancient civilizations used to use charcoal because it was very effective and abrasive in cleaning. As civilizations changed, people used rice husks and many other items to clean teeth. The charcoal used today comes from wood which is not harmful to the human body.

What Can Charcoal Toothbrush Do?

Brands that manufacture charcoal toothbrushes claim that their toothbrushes can:

Absorb Plaque: As per reports, it is being mentioned that carbon can absorb anything at a microscopic level; hence it very easily, without any scrubbing, removed the plaque from your teeth without damaging the enamel on it.

Removes Stains From Your Teeth: What you eat and drink can leave stains on your teeth. Especially coffee, wine can be very harmful to your teeth because it sticks to the teeth and stains them. Charcoal in the toothbrush absorbs the acids and removes the stains eventually. It naturally whitens the teeth and removes deeply embedded stains.

Eliminates Bad Breath: Our mouth is always fighting with germs, bacteria, and acids. This, in combination, leads to having bad breath. The charcoal in the toothbrush absorbs such odors making your mouth clean and leaving it fresh. It does not mask the existing bad breath with scent; instead completely eliminates it.

Kills Germs: Many harmful bacterias in your mouth can damage the enamel and cause tooth decay. It can also lead to gingivitis and other dangerous illnesses. Hence charcoal toothbrushes have the ability to find these gems and destroy them before anything happens.

What Should You Do Next?

Before going ahead and buying a charcoal toothbrush, come in and speak to our specialists at Smile4Ever Family Dentistry. They will assess your condition, and then you can speak to them about your thoughts on using a charcoal toothbrush. Remember, the market is full of forfeited products; hence make sure you do your research before buying anything. To book an appointment, call us at 281-213-5668.