Which Teeth-Whitening Toothpastes Actually Work?

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With so many products marketed as "The Best Teeth-Whitening Treatment" (toothpaste, over-the-counter gels, rinses, strips, trays, etc.), who really knows which treatment will actually work? And trying and testing 10 different products is not the answer.

Which Teeth-Whitening Toothpastes Actually Work? (Slideshow)

You (we hope) brush your teeth every day, so using teeth-whitening toothpaste wouldn't require any additional care. Before buying toothpaste, it's smart to ask your dentist which he or she recommends, or look for a brand that has a seal of approval from a respected dental organization indicating that the toothpaste is safe to use and effective. But with so many brands on the shelves claiming they're "guaranteed" to work, which ones do? Here are a few that really work:

Flavored with refreshing mint, Ultra Brite Advanced Whitening Toothpaste makes one customer want to smile and show off their teeth. Rembrandt Deeply White just might be the "best toothpaste on the planet," says a dentist who left a review on the product. It's one of the pricier whitening toothpastes, but for a good reason: Supersmile Professional Whitening Toothpaste gets the job done and the tube lasts a while, according to hundreds of users who reviewed it.

Based on consumer reviews, here are eight teeth-whitening toothpastes that really do whiten your teeth.

Colgate PROCLINICAL Whitening Toothpaste

Colgate claims that it helps give you a brighter and whiter smile, and customers who have used it agree, calling it the "best toothpaste ever."

Crest 3D White Advanced Vivid Enamel Renewal Toothpaste

By strengthening and rebuilding enamel, Crest 3D White toothpaste whitens sensitive teeth without damaging them, and is a "must-have," says one reviewer.

See which other teeth-whitening toothpastes actually do what they say they will.