Each one of us want a pearly white shine when we smile. Carrying a healthy and white smile will boost the confidence and morale. Rather than going for chemical teeth whitening techniques you can try simple and natural home remedies to whiten your teeth. Let’s look at the reasons of teeth yellowing.
Why teeth turn yellow?
Here are few reasons why the teeth turn yellow
- Eating a poor diet which includes processed foods high in acids like soft drinks, sodas, candies and certain fruits.
- Excessive fluoride intake.
- Drinking too much tea and coffee
- Smoking cigarettes
- Thinning of tooth’s enamel due to aging
- Usage of antibiotics
- Some genetic factors
- Some supplements can worsen enamel thinning due to containing acids.
- Breathing through your mouth and having blocked nasal passages.
- Suffering from dry mouth (lack of saliva is equal to less protection of enamel)
Teeth Whitening Home Remedies
Here are few simple, home remedies for teeth whitening naturally at home without harmful chemicals.
Take strawberries and rub nicely on your teeth or make it into a smooth paste and use it as a tooth paste. Brush regularly with the strawberry paste, you can also eat the strawberries to whiten your teeth.
Fruits like apples, carrots, celery are considered as an organic teeth strain removers. Include these tasty and healthy fruits and vegetables in your diet, along with teeth whitening it also helps in improving your overall health.
- Baking soda
Baking soda is one of the best and easy teeth whitening ingredients where you can see instant results. Mix some baking sodas with salt and water; make it into a smooth paste. Take this paste and massage your teeth and rinse it with water.
- Hydrogen Peroxide
Hydrogen peroxide is a famous and most effective teeth whitening substance. It can prevent the development of microorganisms, reduces the infection, bad breath, etc. It is also used in many toothpastes, mouth washes and disinfectants. Hence it is one of the best and effective ingredients for teeth whitening.
- Oil pulling
Oil pulling will help you in removing all the microorganisms from the mouth and also whitening the teeth. Take a teaspoon of natural oils like coconut oil, and swish it around in the oral cavity.
- Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar along with virgin olive oil will help you to get rid of yellow teeth, swelling gums and microorganisms. Mix virgin olive oil and apple cider vinegar in a cup, soak your tooth brush in this solutions and brush immediately.
- Bay leaves and orange peel
Combination of bay leaves and orange peel can be one of the easy tooth whitening home remedies. Dry the orange peel and bay leaves make it into powder, mix both the ingredients with water and use this for instant teeth whitening.
Along with these home remedies you should ensure that you are following a healthy balanced diet, avoiding processed and foods rich in acids. All these home remedies are for teeth whitening, if you have any serious gum diseases or any kind of oral problems, do consult your dentist or health professional before following these techniques.