The natural color of teeth is white. Teeth lose color with age and other habits like drinking coffee, tea, sodas, taking antibiotics and smoking cause them to darken even further. Tooth whitening is the restoring of its natural white color which can be done by tooth bleaching. Home teeth whitening is a method of removing plaque and stains from teeth with the use of natural material and home remedial methods.
One should not spend much money on whitening your teeth. Home teeth whitening methods are very economical, because very easily available household items can be used. There are many methods of using these house old items for home remedies. One of the oldest methods of teeth whitening is the use of a paste made of leaves of dry bay and orange peel.
The cheapest teeth whitener is the commonly used baking soda. Surface stains of teeth can be removed by regularly using a paste made up of baking soda and water. Another potential mix is a paste consisting of salt, baking soda and vinegar which is also very beneficial. One of the best methods is the use of a mouth wash consisting of apple cider vinegar and teeth whitener.
Eating of strawberries regularly is a natural remedial measure for teeth whitening as well as stain removal. You can also prepare a paste by adding equal amounts of lemon juice and salt and apply on the yellowing spots of your teeth to whiten your teeth. Always avoid drinking too hot and too cold beverages. Crushed walnut acts as a natural cleanser and prevents teeth yellowing and keeps teeth bacteria free. Brushing the stained teeth using scarlet sage leaves makes the teeth sparkling white and these leaves are also used in various medicines. Eating an apple after meal is also the easiest and most preferable method to get rid of yellow teeth.
Natural teeth whitening using home remedies can give positive results and save money. However, when choosing one of these methods, it is important to visualize any possible damaging effects to the teeth and gums, and safety precautions need to be taken to prevent them from occurring.
Methods using natural material do not have any side effects, even if you use it for a number of times daily. However, the bleaching method, which is a chemical process, may damage the teeth. Among the methods available it is very difficult to select the best method for teeth whitening.
Finally, it is suggested that cure is better than prevention. Brushing our teeth twice a day and the regular use of natural material and home remedial methods of teeth whitening gives excellent results and protects the teeth forever.
Source by Jamie Hawkings