Smile bright with these home remedies for whiter teeth

First Published Dec 16, 2020, 3:15 PM IST

We have an easy way out for which you may not have to run to your dentist every now and then or burn a hole in your pocket. Here's a list of some wonderful home remedies that can give you whiter teeth.

<p>A bright and beautiful smile is probably the first thing that people notice when they see you and as they say, "smile is the language each and every one can understand".</p>

A bright and beautiful smile is probably the first thing that people notice when they see you and as they say, "smile is the language each and every one can understand".

<p>But yellow or stained teeth can be a complete downer. Despite regular brushing and flossing, your teeth may lose their shine over time. The bacteria in your mouth and that absorbed from the food you eat may taint your teeth and make them look dull.</p>

But yellow or stained teeth can be a complete downer. Despite regular brushing and flossing, your teeth may lose their shine over time. The bacteria in your mouth and that absorbed from the food you eat may taint your teeth and make them look dull.

<p>Tooth decay due to bad oral-hygiene or excessive intake of junk food, candy, soft aerated drinks, cakes and pastries, can lead to erosion of the delicate enamel of the teeth, and this ultimately results in yellowing and other problems.</p>

Tooth decay due to bad oral-hygiene or excessive intake of junk food, candy, soft aerated drinks, cakes and pastries, can lead to erosion of the delicate enamel of the teeth, and this ultimately results in yellowing and other problems.

<p>We have an easy way out for which you may not have to run to your dentist every now and then or burn a hole in your pocket. Here's a list of some wonderful home remedies that can give you whiter teeth.<br />
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We have an easy way out for which you may not have to run to your dentist every now and then or burn a hole in your pocket. Here's a list of some wonderful home remedies that can give you whiter teeth.
 

<p><strong>Baking Soda</strong> - Mix very little baking soda with water and pour it over your toothbrush before you start brushing. Or apply it using your finger tips and leave it on for about 1 minute. Baking soda can work wonders for your teeth but be sure to use it sparingly or it can erode the enamel.<br />
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Baking Soda - Mix very little baking soda with water and pour it over your toothbrush before you start brushing. Or apply it using your finger tips and leave it on for about 1 minute. Baking soda can work wonders for your teeth but be sure to use it sparingly or it can erode the enamel.
 

<p><strong>Apple Cider Vinegar</strong> - Give your teeth a nice rub with apple cider vinegar, rinse off thoroughly and repeat for a few days to get that sparkling white smile. Doing this religiously may help you to a great extent in getting pearly whites. Try it.</p>

Apple Cider Vinegar - Give your teeth a nice rub with apple cider vinegar, rinse off thoroughly and repeat for a few days to get that sparkling white smile. Doing this religiously may help you to a great extent in getting pearly whites. Try it.

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Fruit Peel -</strong> Rub your teeth with the inside of a banana peel or orange peel. The peel is rich in magnesium, manganese and potassium which recharges the enamel. Brush your teeth a few minutes later and use the peel at least twice a week.</p>

Fruit Peel - Rub your teeth with the inside of a banana peel or orange peel. The peel is rich in magnesium, manganese and potassium which recharges the enamel. Brush your teeth a few minutes later and use the peel at least twice a week.

<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Eat Your Way to White Teeth</strong> - Include a lot of crunchy vegetables like apples, carrots and celery in your diet. They're sharp and abrasive which means they'll rub against the surface of your teeth without harming the enamel. Also consume a lot of milk and milk based products as they increase pH levels and remineralize the teeth enamel, leaving behind a stunning shine.</p>

Eat Your Way to White Teeth - Include a lot of crunchy vegetables like apples, carrots and celery in your diet. They're sharp and abrasive which means they'll rub against the surface of your teeth without harming the enamel. Also consume a lot of milk and milk based products as they increase pH levels and remineralize the teeth enamel, leaving behind a stunning shine.

<p><strong>Brushing and Flossing -</strong> Brush your teeth twice a day for about 2 minutes each. Ensure your brush has soft/medium bristles that don't damage the gum. A lot of Indians don't take flossing too seriously but it's time they did. Flossing can improve all stains overtime, especially the ones between your teeth.</p>

Brushing and Flossing - Brush your teeth twice a day for about 2 minutes each. Ensure your brush has soft/medium bristles that don't damage the gum. A lot of Indians don't take flossing too seriously but it's time they did. Flossing can improve all stains overtime, especially the ones between your teeth.

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