Who doesn’t want a brighter smile? White and brighter teeth always catch our attention. It is said that “What a million things cannot do; a brighter smile will always do the trick for you”. Who doesn’t want other people to like them whether it may be in real life or social media life?
Nowadays, social media has become an important platform to connect with millions of people, and to keep their connections alive, people have to post their pictures. But posting with non-appealing pictures or selfies won’t do the trick for you, right? And for that, a bright and appealing smile is needed that can only be achieved with white teeth.
You do not want to distance yourself from people just because you have yellow teeth, don’t you? Your teeth turning yellow from white because you did not care much, but that doesn’t mean they cannot be turned back to white naturally. There can be many reasons that why your teeth turned yellowish and some of the reasons might be:
- Poor Oral Hygiene (plaque or tartar build-up)
- Your diet (staining foods such as beetroot, red wine, curries, etc.)
But don’t you worry because we have come up with some natural remedies that will surely be free from chemicals and will turn your teeth back to white again. These remedies will save you a lot of money and time that you invest in visiting a dentist and immediately gets ready for treatments.
- Brush with baking soda and hydrogen peroxide
If your teeth are extremely yellow then it would be suggested that you should mix a small amount of baking soda with twice the amount of hydrogen peroxide and make a paste out of them. Apply this paste 2-3 times a week for natural whitening. Do not use it on a regular basis at it can be detrimental.
- Prevent tooth stains before they happen
You really have to take care of your teeth as you do of a newborn baby. Be selective of what you eat because the food or a particular drink might leave stains on your teeth. For example, berries, beetroot, coffee, red wine, curries, etc. will always leave stains on your teeth, so be cautious if you are consuming these items.
You can eat or drink these items but need to keep your mouth clean every time or you can have calcium-rich foods such as milk, broccoli, cheese, etc. to protect your teeth from enamel erosion.
- Use Apple Cider vinegar
It is highly beneficial for your teeth as is considered an all-rounder when it comes to shielding your teeth. You need to add 2 teaspoons of ACV with 6 ounces of water, gargle this mouthwash for 30 seconds, then rinse your mouth with water and brush. This will give your teeth a sparkling effect and remember to use it in a small amount and rarely, so as not to damage your enamel.
- Try oil pulling
It may sound weird but this is one of the best remedies for whitening your teeth. You need to swish oil in your mouth for 10-15 minutes but you can start with 5 minutes, and then spit it out. Rinse your mouth with water or brushing would be perfect. This will help in reducing bacteria, plaque, and gingivitis from your mouth. Oils can be such as coconut oil or sesame oil, and you can practice this every day to get positive results.
- Fruits and vegetables to the rescue
Till this date, you were avoiding green vegetables and fruits from your diet, but now you have to include them as they help in whitening your teeth because they are rich in Vitamin C, and chewing them will help in removing the build-up plaque. You can rub lemon, orange, or banana peels as they contain d-limonene that is great for whitening.
You can also use turmeric powder to whiten your teeth. You just have to dip your toothbrush in the paste and brush your teeth with it. You might have never heard that strawberry paste is also helpful, so this use this paste to turn your yellowish teeth white.