Activated charcoal is a black powdered substance that adheres to every surface. When it’s in contact with ceramics or tile floors, it stains the objects black which are hard to wash. With the incorporation of activated charcoal to toothpaste, people are hesitating to use any of the charcoal teeth whitening products as it may leave black stains all over their teeth.
Can Activated Charcoal Stain Your Teeth Black?
Activated charcoal will not leave a single black stain on your teeth. When you used an activated charcoal, it will make the color of your teeth extremely black. This is due to the natural color of the charcoal itself. However, the color will not stay permanently in the teeth unlike on other surfaces.
After brushing your teeth, you can rinse your teeth with just a plain water and the activated charcoal will be easily removed leaving only a clean, white, and smoother teeth.
How To Use An Activated Charcoal For Your Teeth?
Using a charcoal teeth whitening product is simple, it depends on how long you want to brush your teeth with it, and it won’t leave any black stains even if it stays long in your teeth.
- First, you must get your toothbrush and dampen it with water (if you’re using a toothpaste that is already incorporated with an activated charcoal, you can simply apply it to your toothbrush like an ordinary toothpaste)
- Dip your wet toothbrush into your teeth whitening charcoal powder (in some cases, it’s in capsule form)
- Quickly put it in your mouth and brush your teeth gently for about 2-5 minutes, depending on how long you want to brush your teeth with it
- Rinse your mouth with water
After doing this, you can quickly observe the changes in your teeth, since activated charcoal gives an immediate result.