Teeth whitening OBSESSION! (DIY)
We all want pearly whites, tbh.
People all overspend over 20 billion dollars just for teeth whitening. There are numerous processes as to how to get stainless, shining white teeth, but the downside of using chemicals on yourself is what binds us all to damage unknowingly. There are plenty of products to choose from when it comes to whitening your teeth. If you want whiter teeth but also want to avoid the chemicals, this article lists many options that are both natural and safe.
- Turmeric and coconut. A classic, but the best.
A very simple, home remedy is to mix your good’ coconut oil with a little amount of turmeric and brush it across your teeth. People might think there is a possibility of staining their teeth but in reality, just after 10 minutes of application, you will reveal very healthy bright teeth. This method is known as Oil Pulling which a traditional Indian folk remedy is meant to improve oral hygiene and remove toxins from the body.
- Brushing with baking soda?! As strange it might sound, it actually works!
Baking soda has natural whitening properties, which is why it's a popular ingredient in commercial toothpaste. It's a mild abrasive that can help scrub away surface stains on teeth. Additionally, baking soda creates an alkaline environment in your mouth, which prevents bacteria from growing. It does not work night, but after a few weeks, you will see a change.
- Apple cider vinegar –
Acetic acid, which is the main active ingredient in apple cider vinegar, kills bacteria. The antibacterial property of vinegar is what makes it useful for cleaning your mouth and whitening your teeth. NOT FOR EVERYDAY USE! IT SOFTENS TEETH AND ERRODES ENAMEL
- EATING HEALTHY.A diet high in fruits and vegetables may be good for both your body and your teeth. While they're no substitute for brushing them, crunchy, raw fruits and vegetables can help rub plaque away as you chew. Strawberries and pineapple are two fruits that have been claimed to help whiten your teeth.
- ALAS!- Don't underestimate the value of brushing and flossing.
While some tooth discoloration naturally comes with age, it’s largely a result of plaque buildup. Regularly brushing and flossing can help your teeth stay white by reducing bacteria in your mouth and preventing plaque buildup. Toothpaste gently rubs out stains on your teeth, and flossing removes bacteria that lead to plaque. Regular dental cleanings can also help your teeth stay clean and white.