Last updated on September 5th, 2017 at 12:37 pm
Every individual generally wants sparkling and white teeth to maintain a young and also smart personality. Actually, whiten teeth is the biggest secret behind a beautiful smile. But, the truth is that very few people put their efforts to maintain the natural ways to whiteness of their teeth. Yellow teeth are a very common problem. There are a number of natural ways to get rid of yellow teeth.
Teeth whitening is best the process of restoring the natural color of teeth. It may also be referred as dental bleaching.
Causes of yellow teeth
- Damage by fall disturbs the enamel (trauma)
- Excessive fluoride levels in water
- Several treatments, like neck and head radiation, chemotherapy, etc.
- Advancing age
- Chewing tobacco and smoking
- Drinking tea, coffee, wines, and colas
- Improper brushing and flossing
- Genetics or natural characteristics
- Tooth filling.
- White streaks or brown spots and yellow tints and pits on teeth
- Worn away enamel
- Foul smell from mouth.
Home Remedies for Teeth Whitening
Baking soda is considered to be the best ingredient which is used for the treatment of yellow teeth. Take two tablespoons of baking soda in a cup of cold water. Mix the solution well. Now use the solution as a whitening solution. Rinse your mouth two or three times in a day with this homemade natural mouthwash. It will reduce your stains for sure.
Lemon is well known for its immune-boosting power, antibacterial, and also healing properties. This is not only used for few skin diseases, but also it is used for whitening teeth. Take out the juice of lemon and mix that juice with some amount of water. Rinse your mouth with this water.
Else, scrub your teeth directly with lemon peel to make them white.
Strawberries are known for its rich Vitamin C. It acts as a natural cleanser. Take 2-3 strawberries; crush them to form a paste. Now rub the paste on your teeth, gently. For best results, practice this natural remedy two times a day for a few weeks.
Holy Basil (Tulsi)
Holy basil is also one of the natural remedies for whitening teeth. It can not only whiten your teeth, but you can also provide you relief from several gum problems, like bleeding gums. Put some basil leaves in direct sun. After getting dried, crush them to form a thick powder. Use this for regular brushing.
Alternatively, take some tulsi leaves; crush them and mix with mustard oil. Apply this paste on your teeth. Orange peel powder can also be used in place of mustard oil.
Apple helps in increasing the production of your saliva. It also helps in maintaining a fresh and clean breath. Eat one apple a day to remove stains from your teeth. It is to be kept in mind that apple should be chewed properly in order to extract the malic acid. The fibres which are present in apple help in removing the stains.
Salt is also one of the easily available ingredients at home. It is considered to be the best dental cleansing agent for teeth whitening. It helps in refilling the lost minerals of teeth and regain whiteness. Salt can also be directly used as a tooth powder to clean teeth, it is also be used with charcoal to whiten teeth. You can also add some amount salt with baking soda and rub it carefully on teeth to reduce the yellow stains.
Activated charcoal is also used to remove impurities from water. Powerful crystals of charcoal are used for whitening teeth. Mix some charcoal powder with regular toothpaste. Brush with it carefully two times in a day.
Instead of charcoal, ashes of burnt rosemary and also bread can be used.
Margosa twigs or moringa stems can also be used in the form of toothbrush. Chew branches of margosa for removing yellow stains on your teeth and prevents few teeth problems. It helps in maintaining proper dental health. It is known for antiseptic and astringent properties, which help in curing dental cavities and also bad breath.
Mix some margosa oil with regular toothpaste. Gently use it to brush your teeth.
Orange peel contains calcium and also Vitamin C, which fights against micro-organisms which are present in the mouth. It is also effective for whitening your teeth. Rub the orange peel directly on teeth, every night. Dried orange peel powder is also used in the place of fresh orange peel.
By following the above natural remedies discoloration of the teeth can be prevented to a great extent, if your teeth are damaged to above then consult your doctor for the best results.