Charcoal Teeth Treatments : Friend or Foe?
Article By Dr. Jonathan Hunt
If you’re on social media, by now you’ve seen advertisements or viral videos about using a toothpaste or treatment with a charcoal component to help whiten your teeth. These videos claim that using an activated charcoal toothpaste can restore a white brilliance to your teeth… although they aren’t wrong, they aren’t giving you all the facts, either.
These charcoal whitening products are potentially very harmful to your enamel and may cause irreversible damage to your teeth over time.