Possibly, bad eating habits like eating more sweets, fizzy drinks, too hot or too cold food damage your teeth enamel. When the enamel is damaged, the plaque will easily stick to the teeth causing yellowing and staining. There are many effective teeth whitening methods without having to spend a lot of money. You can apply some whitening ways from the raw materials available in your home.
- Banana peel
It may sound strange but the banana peel is a good friend of whitening the teeth. The active ingredient in banana peel acts as a magnet stripping away the ugly stained plaque on your teeth.
In addition, the vitamin D contained in the banana will help your teeth stronger. All you need to do is using banana peel to gently rub your teeth and keep for 2 to10 minutes, then brush your teeth and rinse thoroughly again.
Besides, whenever you have a toothache, you can take advantage of a banana peel to cure it. You boil banana peel with brown sugar in a pot to make a liquid and drink twice a day to cure toothache quickly.
Lemon is also very useful in whitening the teeth. You take a few drops of lemon juice mixed with salt, then apply this mixture on your teeth and scrub with a brush. Leave for a few minutes and then rinse thoroughly with water. Applying this method twice a day, after two weeks, you will have white teeth.
Another way for you: mix minced lemon peel with baking powder, crystals salt and water, then use this mixture as normal toothpaste.
- Baking soda
Baking soda is not only used for baking but also a good material for the teeth whitening naturally.
You only need to use a very little of baking soda mixed with toothpaste and brush your teeth with this mixture at least once a day. You’d better brush at night to remove all plaque of the day. And do not forget to rinse thoroughly with water.
Strawberries contain a high rate of malic acid which helps greatly eliminate and prevent the formation of plaque on the tooth surface. Therefore, you should eat some strawberries after drinking coffee, alcohol or smoking to not stain teeth.
– Grind a strawberry. Add 1 teaspoon of tea or 1 teaspoon of salt water, then mix well.
– Use a brush to apply the mixture to the surface of teeth. Hold for about 5 minutes. Then brush thoroughly with toothpaste.
– Finally, clean the teeth with dental floss.
Note: Only use this method twice or 3 times / week.