NATURAL TEETH WHITENING TIPS

Brush Using Baking Soda

Baking soda has teeth whitening properties and this is considered as a major ingredient in mainstream popular toothpastes. All you need to do is to gently scrub it over your tooth’s surface and you will see the difference. Baking soda prevents the teeth from producing more bacteria.

Also, need to understand this can not whiten your teeth overnight, instead it would take a couple of weeks when used constantll.

Consume Fruits and Vegetables

fruitful diet is always good for your teeth as well as your body. Chewing fruits and vegetables can do the job. The two fruits that help in teeth whitening are pineapple and strawberries. You can use baking soda and strawberries as a natural remedy to whiten your teeth.

Limit Sugar Foods

You need to limit your consumption of red wine, berries and sugary soda drinks that causes teeth dullness. Though, this does not practically mean that you need to avoid them completely, instead, you can consume it in moderate quantities.

Keep in mind that you need to avoid smoking as nicotine. These are one of the main reasons to stain your teeth.

Add Calcium on your Diet

Sometimes discoloration in your teeth is caused by eroding of the enamel that exposes the dentin that lies beneath the enamel. Hence, this leads to teeth turning yellowish or brownish. So, you need to consume calcium-rich foods such as cheese and milk that will keep your tooth’s enamel from eroding.

Regularly Floss and Brush Your Teeth

If you brush your teeth twice a day, it will help you stay away from many dental diseases and brush away all the bad bacteria.

You also need to constantly floss up your teeth. Flossing cleans your teeth in its edges and makes sure there isn’t any food residue stuck in teeth. Not following these steps leads to building of plaque on the teeth. It is a hard coating over your enamel and when it comes to cleaning it away, it can get removed along with your enamel and causes tooth sensitivity.

Use Hydrogen Peroxide

This is considered a natural bleaching agent that kills bad bacteria in your mouth and is also used for healing purposes for wounds because it has high intensity of killing bacteria. Currently, most toothpaste contains hydrogen peroxide. It can be used as a mouthwash too.

OIL PULLING

Oil pulling has its roots in Indian soil and it improves oral hygieneremoves harmful toxins from your body. Oil pulling involves the simple method of applying oil over your teeth or pulling it in mouth and this will remove yellowish plaque around your teeth. Initially, sunflower oil was used for oil pulling but coconut oil has the fastest results for teeth whitening. Coconut oil pulling can be done in your mouth for 5-10 minutes and this removes bad bacteria.

If applied daily this can reduce plaques buildup and helps in teeth whitening.

TURMERIC POWDER

  • Take a teaspoon of turmeric powder and add a little water to it in a small bowl.
  • Once this has turned to a paste, take a toothbrush and dip it into the mixture and brush for 2-3 minutes.
  •  Turmeric has medicinal properties and removes surface stains and helps making the teeth whiter.

CHARCOAL BRUSH

Wet a toothbrush and dip it in a mixture of charcoal powder and brush for a minimum of 2 minutes. Make sure not to splatter it on your clothes, it will leave stains. Charcoal powder whitens the teeth and stops plaque from building up. 

LEMON JUICE AND BAKING SODA

Sprinkle a teaspoon of lemon juice over a little bit of baking soda, make it into a thin paste. Dip your toothbrush into this paste and brush your teeth. Lemons are rich in citric and which acts as a natural stain remover. Baking soda stays on the teeth for longer and this helps in removing mild stains from teeth.

APPLE CIDER VINEGAR

Apply some apple cider vinegar around insides of your mouth and rinse your mouth with water for 2 minutes. After that dip your toothbrush in some apple cider vinegar and brush your teeth, this will help you remove stains. Apple cider vinegar contains acetic acid that helps break down of plaque and hard stains. Most importantly, this helps remove bad bacteria.

SALT AND BAKING SODA

Add half teaspoon of salt and baking soda in a little bit of water. Then use a toothbrush and dip it in the paste that is formed. Apply it on your teeth and brush for 2 minutes.

POWDERED MILK WITH TOOTHPASTE

Add small amount of powdered milk on your toothbrush and this will help in keeping your teeth white and glossy. This is because milk powder and milk products have calcium which is good for the teeth. Brush your teeth gently for 2 minutes and gently wash your mouth with water. You can follow it twice a day.

LEMON JUICE WITH WATER

Mix a little amount of lemon juice in water and rinse your mouth with it for 2 minutes. This helps the teeth grow stronger and act as a disinfectant for your oral cavity. Lemon juice mixed with water is the easiest way to make a homemade mouthwash. This will nourish your teeth and keep them shiny white always.

ORANGE PEEL

Peel the orange skin and rub it back and forth onto your teeth and orange is acidic so, it will brighten the teeth and will also kill the bacterial growth. Brush your teeth 5minutes after rubbing the peel.

CHEW NUTS

Keep chewing nuts and hard food gently as this can help remove plaque. Nuts are filled with healthy fats and protein that will protect your teeth from having any dental problems.

STICKY FOODS

Sticky foods such as dried fruits will stick to your teeth for a longer time and will help get rid of bad bacteria. You need to brush your teeth after you are done chewing the nuts.