It's time to smile big and show off those pearly whites!

By Southern Living Editors
August 01, 2018
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Your smile doesn't have to be dull just because you love a good cup of joe! When professional teeth whitening services costs between $450-$650 per visit, it's financially difficult to lift stains. Here are five inexpensive ways to whiten your teeth at home.

Crest 3D Whitestrips weaken discoloration by using strips and a blue light. Apply the treatments to your upper and lower teeth for sixty minutes. Place the blue light on your soon-to-be pearly whites for the final ten minutes and your enamel will lighten for $70.

Smile Brilliant offers customization for your mouth's sensitivity. Select your stain level, and they'll send impression molds to your home. Within three to five business days, you'll receive trays for your future flashy grin for around $139-$189.

Tom's of Maine Simply White toothpaste is clinically proven to change the color of your teeth without harsh chemicals. The natural product is cruelty-free and won't cause tooth sensitivity. Brush your stains away for $4.50.

Activated Charcoal Powder is a huge trend! Refined charcoal detoxifies and removes set-in stains from yellowed enamel. Scrub for one to two minutes, rinse and then brush your teeth like normal. See a difference instantly for just $25.

Looking for a simple whitening DIY? Combine two tablespoons of hydrogen peroxide with one tablespoon of baking soda. Let the mixture sit, then rinse thoroughly. Repeat this two to three times a week and have a shiny smile for only $6. Pick the whitening device works best for your wallet, and you'll be on your way to an award-winning smile.