Smile blog


How to avoid bad breath

Bad breath can happen to anyone, and does not necessarily come from poor oral hygiene, medication or disease. It can however be unpleasant and maybe embarrassing to suffer from it. We will give you some pointers on how you can avoid bad breath!..

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Unusual uses for toothpaste

In a previous entry, we brought up the popular “toothpaste-on-pimples” home remedy. But there are even more unconventional things you can use the toothpaste for, and we’ll tell you all about it!..

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Oil pulling with coconut oil

Coconut oil pulling is an old ayurvedic remedy for cleaning the mouth, clearing out toxins and making the teeth whiter. This concept has gained a lot of momentum lately in social media, where people use coconut oil instead of mouthwash. But how does oil pulling really work?..

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Activated charcoal & black toothpaste

Charcoal powder and black toothpastes containing activated charcoal have started to pop up in various places, both online and in stores. What is activated charcoal and does it make the teeth whiter?..

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The best whitening toothpaste

There are a lot of toothpastes that claim to make the teeth whiter. Unfortunately, many of the whitening-toothpastes don't keep their promises, and some can even damage your teeth. Surely, you want to find a toothpaste that both makes your teeth whiter without damaging the enamel? Here are some advice on what to look for, and how a good toothpaste should work...

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Toothpaste on pimples

You may have heard that some people use toothpaste to treat pimples? It's pretty much a classic home remedy, but does it really work or is it a myth?..

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Feel better with a healthy morning routine!

How you spend your mornings can affect your entire day. Therefore, we are serving you with 5 simple tricks to add to your daily morning routine that can make a big difference to your wellbeing!..

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Preventing tartare

Tartare is formed by soft bacterial coatings, so called plaque, that sticks onto the teeth and eventually harden after contact with the saliva...

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How to prevent tooth cavities

Cavities were a much bigger problem before fluoride toothpaste came along. Some of us still struggle with it, but there are things you can do to prevent it! In this post we tell you what tooth cavities are, and what you can do to avoid it...

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I want whiter teeth - the question is how?

Porcelain veneers, mouth trays, whitening at the dentist, toothpastes and whitening strips.. The market for products that make the teeth whiter keeps getting bigger, with more methods than ever. Brilliant Smile Sweden helps you navigate the tooth whitening jungle and explains the pros and cons of the different methods...

Not just another toothpaste...

Comparing Brilliant Smile products with any standard toothpaste or mouthrinse would be the same as comparing a 50-year old Mcallan single malt whiskey to the cheapest bottle from the liquor store. They are both called whiskey and contain alcohol, but that's where their similarities end...

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Does peroxide-free whitening work?

Peroxide free teeth whitening is a growing product segment that has become quite vocal in the whitening sphere in recent years. It may sound great with taglines such as "peroxide free", "natural ingredients" and "bleaching crystals", but does it actually make the teeth whiter? That's another story...

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Will I look like Ross in Friends after teeth whitening?

In an episode of Friends, the classic 90’s sitcom, Ross Geller gets his teeth whitened, but the result was not what he had imagined. His teeth ended up so white and literally shining, to the point his smile lit up in the dark! Is that possible in real life too though?..

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