Dental trends are popping up on Facebook or TikTok every day, but not all of them are safe for your teeth. While it’s understandable to want try something new to save money or to gain a whitening effect that could save you a trip to the dentist, you must weigh the risk to what is the assumed result.
Most of the tricks and hacks proposed on social media for your teeth don’t work. Some are old remedies that have little value today. Some of these trends can cause irreparable damage to your smile—or even make you sick! So before you jump on the latest craze, read this article and see if it’s worth the risk.