What could be a bigger turn off than yellow teeth? For some people, it is just a representation of their general sense of hygiene, while others can’t help it. No matter how many times they brush their teeth, they remain yellow. There isn’t much we can do for the former, as they are just lazy. But for the latter, we have some really nice and easy tips to make their teeth shine like pearls, for whiter teeth are a good thing. These are simple home remedies, so would require things you normally have at home. Let’s have a look at these remedies:
- Banana or Orange Peel:
You would never have thought you could do something with a banana or orange peel after you have eaten the fruit. Well, you can. Instead of throwing away the peel, rub the inside of the fruit on your teeth gently and let it stand for 2 to 5 minutes. Brush your teeth and rinse with water. Do this twice a week and you will see that you have shinier and whiter teeth.
- Apple Cider Vinegar:
Get a nice and long lasting white shine on your teeth with apple cider vinegar. Rub a small amount of apple cider on your teeth and rinse it with water. Do this every day to see the miracle work.
- Baking Soda:
Good news for all the baking lovers! You can use your baking soda not just for baking, but also use small amount of it to get whiter teeth. In a small bowl, mix baking soda and your favourite toothpaste in equal amounts. Use your toothbrush to rub this mixture on your teeth. Make sure you spread the mixture evenly. Leave it on your teeth for 30 minutes. After that, rinse your mouth thoroughly. Your mouth will actually feel light. The baking soda will not only make your teeth shine, it will also kill harmful microorganisms in your mouth.
I love strawberries and my love for them increased when I came to know I can have whiter teeth with strawberries, as they are rich in vitamin C. Take 2 to 3 strawberries and crush them to make a paste. Rub this paste on your teeth two times a day. The dirty shade of yellow will start to fade in less than a week.
- Basil Leaves:
Take some fresh basil leaves and put them in the open to dry. When they are fully dry, grind them to powder form. Use this basil powder on your teeth every day. You can also mix the basil powder with your toothpaste if you like. Have you had any whiter teeth before?
This one is the easiest and the most convenient. Just grab a pinch or two of salt and rub it on your teeth. This is your instant teeth whitening therapy. You can add baking soda in salt for faster results.
It is a well-known fact that lemons are good cleansers. Women use it on their skin to make the dark spots fade away and to keep their skin healthy and clean. You can use lemon juice on your teeth to brighten up that beautiful smile of yours!