Natural Teeth Whitening

Posted: December 7, 2010 in Uncategorized

Today, having white teeth create a good impression on someone and makes us feel comfortable everywhere we go. Teeth lose its color because of age, smoking and intake of coffee, tea, soda and antibiotics and other products the surrounds us. So we consult to our dentist to undergo bleaching or whitening procedures or buy whitening kits that is much more expensive that can help us to achieve white teeth. However, there are also natural home remedies that we can use that are cheaper. The following are natural products that can whiten your teeth with their pros and cons:



  • Strawberries 


This fruit helps whiten teeth that contain enzymes. Though other dark fruits like blueberries and cranberries are bad for your teeth, strawberries can be used as tooth whitening. The strawberries will be strudel and then you can brush it with your teeth. It also contains acid, and seeds can damage the gums or teeth if you brush too hard. If you choose to use strawberries to whiten your teeth, be sure to brush your teeth or rinse the mouth shortly after.


  • Lemon Juice


You can rub the lemon on them or brush your teeth with it. But how the lemon juice works is not good because the teeth will decay more rapidly without the proper amount of calcium. The lemon has citric acid and can weaken tooth enamel that will have a greater impact on the teeth. The tooth will suffer until it is damaged beyond repair. It is also not recommended by a dentist, because of its side effects.

  • Apples


An apple a day makes the doctor go away. This fruits is good and keep your teeth white that makes the mouth watery to clean stains easily. You should also try the apple cider vinegar, which is one of those famous teeth whitening remedies you can do at home.


  • Baking soda

Baking soda has sodium bicarbonate that is the same ingredients of most toothpaste. It is generally used as deodorizer and cleaning agent. It has a natural cleaning power. You just have to Dip the toothbrush in baking soda and brush your teeth. It may indeed be effective in removing stains, especially with the help of peroxide. Baking soda also helps kill bacteria that cause plaque and reduction of acids that can damage teeth enamel. Baking soda is secure to use and easy to attain. If you use a mixture of baking soda, brush gently around the gums so they do not irritate them.



Applying these products can give us white teeth. But to attain white teeth, we have to be careful to our intakes. We should reduce sugary intakes like chocolates and candies. We should also avoid coffee and tea because they contain compounds that may stain our teeth. And also most of all avoid smoking which the teeth yellowish and can stain it. It will not only stain your teeth but it can affect our health. So these are the things that we should be aware of wanting have white teeth and how to achieve it.



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