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whiten up

1. To become or appear whiter. His blond hair began whitening up from being in the sunshine all summer long. Try adding a scoop of baking soda to your clothes or linens if you want them to whiten up.
2. To cause something to become or appear whiter. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "whiten" and "up." The detergent promises to whiten up your clothes. I want to get a toothpaste that whitens up my teeth.
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whiten up

v.
1. To become whiter: The towels whitened up when I washed them with bleach.
2. To cause something to become whiter: The dentist whitened up my coffee-stained teeth. This polish will whiten your golf shoes up.
See also: up
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"Aim for the best and most effective whitening gels available.
Some private clinics in Dubai offer injections for skin whitening that contain glutathione, which is an antioxidant.
Most teeth whitening products available today are made from peroxide-based ingredients that are supplied in different concentrations.
Whitening won't work on dentures, crowns, fillings or veneers.
A consumer survey regarding whitening practices reported a disturbing trend of patients self-diagnosing and selecting over-the-counter products to whiten their teeth.
Why do so many people offer teeth whitening treatments if it's illegal?
5,891,453 and 5,894,017 with respect to certain Ranir tooth whitening strip products.
Glutathione is one of the most popular ingredients found in whitening soaps, creams, lotions, and even your pills.
The process of tooth whitening involves bleaching the teeth to a lighter shade, so it's incredibly important that your teeth and mouth are healthy before you begin.
Hello said its new black paste is formulated with activated charcoal made from sustainable bamboo, which has whitening properties to remove surface stains.
Crest has expanded its 3D White product range with the new Crest 3D White Whitening Therapy collection, two toothpastes said to brighten teeth from day one and repair weakened enamel.
Stress whitening is one type of discoloration that can occur, particularly in certain plastics, such as polypropylene--one area of focus for Americhem, particularly in automotive.
Apple Valley, MN, August 28, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Dakota Dental has announced a summer teeth whitening special for $199.
NEW YORK -- At a recent event in Manhattan promoting a new fine of oral care products by DenTek, Laura Ruof, an associate dentist with Park 56 Dental Group and writer on fashion and beauty, said one of the most popular topics she gets asked about professionally is teeth whitening.