10 Easy Teeth Whitening Tips
Just as flawless skin, silky texture, toned body is important so is a beautiful smile.
A beautiful smile with a flash of pearly white teeth is an ideal way to set your impression right.
Ever come across someone with yellow teeth or you have faced an embarrassing moment because of your yellow teeth?
It is not necessary to opt for expensive teeth whitening treatments. You can whiten your teeth at home with few easy remedies. These are mentioned below:
Charcoal is popularly known as a great home remedy for yellow teeth. Charcoal contains a powerful crystal based chemical that helps to whitens teeth.
To use charcoal as a remedy for whitening teeth, all you need to do is to mix some charcoal powder with your regular toothpaste and gently brush your teeth with this charcoal mixture.
Just in case you do not have access to charcoal you can substitute it with the ashes of burnt bread and burnt rosemary.
Lemon is well known for its efficient bleaching properties and these properties also help in whitening yellow teeth.
Mix some salt and a few drops of lemon. Apply this mixture to yellow teeth and rub it on teeth. Now allow the mixture sit on your teeth for a few minutes & rinse your mouth with water. Ensure proper rinsing, multiple rinses too may be required at times.
Working with this mixture twice daily for some 2-3 weeks will help you get rid of stubborn yellow stains.
You can also try gargling with lemon juice and scrubbing your teeth with lemon peel to whiten teeth.
Salt is the most common ingredient available in all households. Salt is the basic dental cleansing agent and is being used since ages for teeth cleansing. Salt helps replenish lost mineral content in the teeth and helps regain & retain their white color. Using salt for teeth whitening is very easy.
Use common salt as a tooth powder and brush your teeth with it.
Be gentle while you brush as salt is abrasive and can damage gums and tooth enamel if brushing teeth with salt is not done carefully.
This is a holy plant as per the Hindu Mythology and is a power packed plant too that is beneficial in curing various ailments. Basil leaves are very popularly used in numerous home remedies and these leaves can also be used in teeth whitening & at the same time basil may help prevent against a few teeth diseases.
To use Basil leaves in teeth whitening, keep a few basil leaves in sunlight for some hours or in some cases even for two days. Now grind the basil leaves to form a powder.
Mix the basil leaves powder with your toothpaste and brush your teeth.
Alternatively you can also mix basil leaf powder with mustard oil to make a paste and use this paste to clean your teeth.
Strawberries are well known for whitening teeth. Strawberries have rich amount of vitamin C. Vitamin C helps make your teeth whiter.
Grind a few strawberries to form a paste. Now rub this paste on your teeth gently. Repeat this procedure twice daily for a few weeks.
You can also mix pulp of one strawberry with half a teaspoon of baking soda and apply this mixture on your teeth and allow it on your teeth for few minutes, rinse your mouth and then continue with brushing your teeth so as to ensure that no residue is left.
Bananas are known for their rich potassium and magnesium contents. It is the favorite fruit of athletes. And these rich minerals also aid in whitening teeth.
Rub banana peel on your teeth for few minutes twice daily and voila, the whiter teeth are achieved.
Using orange peel in face packs has been quite popular but how about using it in teeth whitening. For using orange peel in teeth whitening, it is not required to get dried peels.
The vitamin C and calcium contents in orange help combat microorganism responsible for yellow teeth. Rub fresh orange peel on your teeth every night before going to bed. Do this regularly for few weeks to get whiter teeth.
Oil pulling is a popular Indian remedy primarily used to enhance oral health.
Take one tablespoon of pure, organic oil and swish it in your mouth for around 10-15 minutes. Now spit put the oil a d rinse your mouth thoroughly and go ahead to drink one or two glasses of water.
Baking Soda is an old ingredient used in teeth whitening. Baking soda will remove yellow stains and whiten your teeth.
Use baking soda as toothpaste once a week. This will help whiten teeth very effectively.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Gargle with apple cider vinegar every morning and then follow up with usual brushing routine. The vinegar will help remove stains, kill bacteria and whiten teeth.
These were very effective remedies to whiten teeth and remove yellow stains.
Have you ever suffered with this common problem of yellow stained teeth?
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