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    15 Amazing Teeth Whiteners People Actually Swear By

    Get ready to flash those pearly whites!

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    1. A 44-pack of Crest 3D Whitestrips for a treatment promising removal of up to 14 years of natural teeth stains (AKA yummy stuff like coffee and wine).

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    Includes 20 professional effects and two one-hour express treatments, each with one top strip and one bottom strip. The professional effects strips should be used once a day for 30 minutes.

    Promising review: "Less than two weeks into using this product and it has made a huge difference! Years of stains are already lightening up. There was a little bit of sensitivity after the first week, so I took a few days off before starting again. The strips hold really well." —AnjeleJ

    Get them from Amazon for $43.99.

    2. An all natural activated charcoal powder to not only use in getting your pearly whites even pearlier, but can also be used in food or drinks to aid with digestion, using as a face mask, and treating wounds and bug bites.

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    To use, add a little powder to your toothpaste every day and proceed to brush as normally.

    Promising review: "Shockingly good. I was very skeptical about trying it due to sensitivity and poor results from other teeth whitening agents, but this has surpassed my expectations! I got noticeable results after the first use, and use it daily with no irritation. Really bummed I didn't do a before and after, but I didn't expect it to work so darn fast!" —Amanda Ramos

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    3. An anti-plaque toothpaste that'll help get rid of (and further reduce) the yucky buildup, all in a fluoride-free formula.

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    Promising review: "I first tried this non-fluoride toothpaste in France a few years ago. It is the only brand we use in the house. I always keep a supply of them around as I never want to be forced to buy another alternative." —CRISTINA CANDY

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98.

    4. A USB-connected light meant to quicken the effects of strips or gel, so time spent treating your smile is conducive to your need to constantly stay connected.

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    Includes 16 bright LEDs and three adapters for iPhone, Android, and USB. Can be used with any teeth whitening strips or gels, which are sold separately.

    Get it from Walmart for $22.99.

    5. A whitening toothpaste and gel system to first give your mouth a deep, fresh clean and then to help those gorgeous ivories of yours shine brighter.

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    Promising review: "I was skeptical about this, and didn't think it would work. Boy was I wrong!! I saw results within three days, like major results! I am so impressed! I'm buying another one when this one is done and getting my husband his own." —Christine

    Get it from Amazon for $9.96 (originally $14.99).

    6. A 12-pack of activating rods that promise to bring out the white tones in your teeth, the same way they would in a professional setting.

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    Promising review: "Really does work. I get compliments all the time on how white my teeth look. I also have sensitive teeth, and this does not bother me like other products." —Jackie Peplowski

    Get them from Amazon for $39.

    7. An affordable activated charcoal for those who really wanna try out this whole teeth whitening thing, but don't wanna splurge on it.

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    Promising review: "This is a wonderful price compared to other products and you get a lot for the cost. I got it to whiten my teeth and both my husband and I are shocked at how well it worked! Most teeth whitening products aren't safe while breastfeeding so I was so glad to find a natural alternative that actually works." —Caroline Egeland

    Get it from Amazon for $4.89.

    8. An enamel strengthening toothpaste formulated to provide your mouth with an extra layer of protection from cavities and erosion from acids found in the things we eat and drink.

    Jet

    Get it from Jet for $5.24 (originally $5.99).

    9. An activated charcoal can be used by those with super sensitive gums and if you can really only devote the two minutes used brushing your teeth to whitening them.

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    To use, simply make your toothbrush slightly wet, remove the excess water, dip the brush into the charcoal powder and dab off any excess, and then brush your teeth as normal for about one to two minutes. Then, rinse your mouth to remove.

    Promising review: "I've only had this thing for two days now and my teeth are noticeably whiter. But this stuff gets everywhere, no matter how careful you are. I recommend brushing in the shower, and then brushing your teeth with normal toothpaste after to get any residual charcoal out from your teeth." —Dennis Lee

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (originally $29.99).

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    10. A two-pack of oral rinse that claims to reduce tartar buildup while being gentle even on the most sensitive of gums.

    Jet

    Get them from Jet for $43.95.

    11. An activated charcoal toothpaste for those who wanna test out the famous activated charcoal trend, but could use a little help in the form of an easy-to-use toothpaste.

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    Promising review: "Loooooved this and recommended it to everyone I know. Instantly whitened my teeth. I used it for about three days in a row when I first got it and use it now for touch-up whitening maybe once every one to two weeks. No pain with whitening, no sensitivity, super fast, and easy. Great taste. Highly recommend!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (originally $12.99)

    12. A whitening pen to buy if you're constantly on-the-go and looking for something simple to fit your hectic schedule.

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    Pen lasts for about 20+ treatments and should be used one to two times a day.

    Promising review: "This is one of the best whitening products I've ever used. You can see results after one use. Seriously. My teeth were yellow. I drink wayyy too much coffee and it shows on my teeth. It's not cute and I have tried all kinds of whitening products to combat the yellow. This product is so fast acting and I love it. Also, my teeth are very sensitive and this doesn't cause any sensitivity." —jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    13. A clay-based tooth powder — it may assist in re-mineralizing your pearly whites and boasts a pleasant taste, so you won't dread using it.

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    To use, wet your toothbrush a little and dab off the excess water, dip your toothbrush into the powder and dab off any excess powder, brush as normal, spit into the sink, and rinse thoroughly.

    Promising review: "This is a very effective product. It tastes great and makes my teeth feel like I just came from a cleaning at the dentist. I'm excited to see if my dentist notices how much cleaner and whiter my teeth are since I started using this. It turns my toothbrush brown, but turns my teeth white — definitely a fair trade! I use it after brushing with toothpaste twice a day. I highly recommend it and will continue to use it forever. I am a very happy customer." —Lisa

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    14. A 12-pack of white wipes for using immediately after consuming coffee, red wine, or another staining food or beverage you wanna reduce the appearance of pronto.

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    Promising review: "Really happy with this. I work in a call center and can't go brush my teeth after every meal. This helped me get rid of that film that coffee and cola leave behind. Sitting for two or three hours with that film on my teeth was really discoloring them. The wipes help me keep my teeth whiter and not undo the work I put into whitening them." —Janet

    Get them from Amazon for $7.29.

    15. A four-pack of toothbrushes infused with activated charcoal to subtly whiten your teeth as you go about your typical brushing routine (or to use with your favorite activated charcoal from above, so you don't stain your white bristle brushes).

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    Promising review: "I absolutely love these toothbrushes, I am only on my second one and I can tell that they really do work. The brushes don’t hurt my teeth and gums by being soft, and the brush head is small so you can get all the way to your back teeth without hurting your mouth." —bella

    Get them from Amazon for $8.88.

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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