White sparkling teeth is something that everyone desire today But how many of us have white teeth? Most of us have pale yellow teeth. We are not even smiling because of embarrassment. The reasons behind yellow teeth are genetics, what kind of food and drink you are having and how well you practice oral hygiene plays an important role.
Here are some simple home remedies that will help you to have shining white teeth.
Baking Soda and Lemon-
Take baking soda and lemon juice; mix them together to make a paste. Take a good amount of paste on your toothbrush and brush your teeth. Leave the paste as it is for at least 1 minute. Baking soda has mild granules which scrub off the surface of teeth. it has the alkaline property which reduces the acidic effect of lemon. Lemon acts as natural bleach.
Coconut Oil Rinse (oil pulling)-
Before you brush your teeth in the morning, take a tablespoon of coconut oil. Put it in your mouth. Pull the oil all around your mouth for at least 10-15 minutes. Then spit it out.Coconut oil has lauric acid in it which helps in vanishing white cast on teeth, improve gum health and provide overall oral hygiene.
Strawberries have enzymes called malic acid and vitamin C. The astringent found in strawberries helps to remove surface stains, while vitamin C washes away plaque. Mashing a few strawberries and apply the mixture on your teeth once or twice a week. You can also just eat strawberries; make sure that you chew really well.
Apple cider vinegar-
Rub your teeth with apple cider vinegar and rinse it off thoroughly with water. Repeat the process for few days to get that sparkling white smile.
Rubbing your teeth with orange peel will reduce the yellow color on your teeth. The vitamin C and calcium in the orange peel will combat the microorganisms throughout the night. Repeat the process for few weeks and you will notice the difference.
Turmeric is another remedy that actually works. It contains a component called curcumin. This component has antibiotic, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It not only whitens your teeth but also cleanses the teeth removing the bacterial infection.
Salt is the easily available ingredient at our kitchen self. It can be used as a tooth powder to clean teeth. You can also use it with charcoal to whiten teeth. You can mix it with mustard oil to make a paste and rub it carefully on teeth to reduce the yellow stains.
Note- Salt can be harmful to gums health and enamel. Do not use it roughly.
Margosa twigs have been used in the form of a toothbrush in ancient time. Chew branches of margosa for removing yellow stains and prevent teeth problems. It has antiseptic and astringent properties, which help in maintain oral hygiene or you can simply Mix few drops of margosa oil with regular toothpaste. Gently use it with tour toothbrush.
Banana peels have minerals like magnesium, manganese, and potassium. These minerals help in teeth whitening. Rub the banana peel on teeth for 2 minutes. Leave it for 15 minutes and brush your teeth with normal toothpaste. Repeat this process for two or three times a week.
Take some bay leaves powder and mix it with an equal amount of dried orange peel powder. Add some water to make a paste and rub it directly on the teeth or you can also use this mixture in dry form.
A healthy and bright smile is definitely something that everyone wants. Eating healthy foods can go a long way in ensuring your teeth stay healthy and white for years to come But natural teeth whitening home remedies can also improve your oral hygiene.
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