With the growing popularity of dental bleaching over the last number of years, and the number of outlets offering teeth whitening services, patients could be forgiven for getting confused about this dental treatment. Teeth whitening is quick, easy and inexpensive and is a great way to improve your smile. In most cases, the menthods followed to get shiny crystal white teeth is not that effective and also have chemical side effects.
These chemicals at times hurt the tooth enamel and leave us with sensitive teeth. Our teeth consist of enamel, the outer white covering that protects the tooth. Beneath the enamel is Dentin, the hard yellow material that carries the nerves. They both play an important role in the colour of the teeth. The unhealthy food habits effect the enamel and corrodes the colour of our teeth, which worsens with age. The damaging habits of food and drink, breaks open the enamel and unwraps the dentin within which amplifies sensitivity.
Teeth yellowing can be due to several factors including hereditary, unhealthy food habits and your oral hygiene. Not realized at the initial stage leads to acute diseases at a later age.
To avoid damage to your teeth, try some easy home remedies to get glossy white teeth forever.
Sodium bicarbonate (Baking Soda) for Teeth Whitening
Sodium bicarbonate also called as baking soda which is readily available at your nearby dentist is quite effective for getting whiter teeth. Take some baking soda, mix it with some lemon juice or water and brush it gently on your teeth. Rinse well, and you will find glowing white teeth. It is pretty effective to maintain the ph balance of your mouth as it is basic (salty) in nature.
Use of Charcoal for Teeth Whitening
Using charcoal might look disgusting but its effects would be amazing on your teeth. Get some charcoal from the market and brush on your teeth gently, keep it for some time and rinse. After this, brush your teeth well with your regular toothpaste. Its results will keep you stunned. Just give it a try. This method is quite cheap and convenient for you.
Use of Sesame Oil or Coconut Oil for Teeth Whitening
Take some oil (sesame or coconut oil). Put it in your mouth for about 15 to 20 minutes. Oil will drag plague and bacteria away from your mouth and heal the cavities and gums.
Use of Turmeric for Teeth Whitening
Turmeric the most vital ingredient of every Indian kitchen can serve you for your teeth as well. You must be thinking that it is a tinting spice used to give yellow colours to our food. How can this silly yellow spice whiten our yellow mouth. Well, it isn’t that way you see. Turmeric is a counter effective remedy, which works surprising well for our teeth.
Use of Lemon in Teeth Whitening
Make a mix of lemon juice with some salt and apply this to your teeth. It will give long lasting effects to your teeth. If you already have sensitive teeth, then don’t use this remedy as lemon has acidic properties which will hurt your veins.
Fruits that have Whitening Properties
Fruits which have whitening properties like strawberries, can be applied to your teeth directly. Rub strawberry directly or mix it with baking soda and a pinch of seat salt, apply this to your teeth. Don’t forget to brush your teeth after using this remedy as strawberries have acidic properties also, the sugary effect of the fruit would be damaging for you.
If you have any other ways for whitening teeth, please share below in the comments section. I hope you enjoy reading this artice.