White teeth are said to boost one’s self-confidence. Here are a few natural remedies you can try to get those pearly white teeth.
Toothpaste contains salt as it has mild antiseptic properties, which can contribute to maintaining good oral hygiene. Salt is an abrasive agent and therefore can help remove surface stains from teeth and promote a whiter appearance.
Avoid using coarse or abrasive salts, as they can be too harsh on your teeth and gums. Dampen your toothbrush and apply a small amount of salt on it. Gently brush your teeth with the salt for about 1-2 minutes. Be careful not to scrub too hard, as aggressive brushing can damage tooth enamel and gums. After brushing rinse your mouth thoroughly with water to remove any residual particles.
Take pure coconut oil, it’s essential to use only pure edible coconut oil to achieve better results. Swish about a teaspoon of the oil around your mouth for 15-20 minutes. Spit it out after some time and rinse your mouth with water. This method helps remove plaque, when swishing it in your mouth all the bacteria accumulate in the oil and get removed when spitted out.
Apple cider vinegar can be used as a natural mouthwash to potentially help improve oral hygiene and whiten teeth. To use it dilute Apple cider vinegar with water and swish the mixture in your mouth for approximately 30 seconds before thoroughly rinsing with water. It’s mildly acidic, which may help break down and dissolve stains on the surface of the teeth caused by coffee, tea, red wine, or certain other foods.
Mix a small amount of charcoal with water to create a paste and brush your teeth with it. Activated charcoal is porous, that can attract and bind to substances. As it binds to these substances, it lifts them from the surface of your teeth. This can help remove stains and discolorations, making your teeth appear whiter.
Bleaching your teeth using a simple baking soda paste can help you achieve white teeth at home. To make the paste all you need to do is take some baking soda powder and mix it in water. Now take a clean cloth, cotton ball, or your toothbrush. Apply the paste on either of these and gently rub it all throughout your teeth. Scrub it for around 1-2 minutes.