7 Natural Teeth Whitening Recipes

Treating teeth can not only be done by brushing teeth, but we also have to be able to avoid bad habits that cause our teeth become yellow. In addition, we can also do some traditional tips, or a natural way to whiten teeth:

1. Miswak

Natural teeth whitening can also be done by using siwak or miswak which is a branch or roots of tree that can be applied to clean your teeth, gums, and mouth. This method has been applied by Muslims since a long time ago to maintain teeth health. The branches or roots of tree (if those are soft and clean) can be applied to cleanse the teeth.

Brushing teeth by miswak stick

2. Charcoal

Try charcoal as homemade teeth whitening. Even if it’s strange enough (whiten teeth with black and dark material), it’s powerful traditional method to remove the yellow color on the teeth. But be careful when using charcoal, excessive use will cause pain and damage tooth enamel. So use it appropriately.


3. Orange Peel

Orange peel that we usually throw away turns out to have benefits. Orange peel can be used to take care of teeth. Use the inside of its peel (white side) to brush your yellow teeth. Doing it every day will whiten your teeth naturally and quickly. If you have sensitive teeth, be careful because vitamin C contained in orange may be not suitable for your teeth.

4. Strawberries

Besides good to be eaten, strawberries are also efficacious for whiten teeth naturally. Consuming vegetables and fruits, like: celery, carrots, apples, and strawberries are also great as a ingredient for natural teeth whitening. It doesn’t need a special potion, just consume them, and your teeth will look white and healthy.

5. Lemon Juice

Natural toothpaste such as lemon juice with a little salt is effective in whitening your teeth. Just remember to use it not too often, because acid and salt in big amounts will damage teeth enamel.

6. Backing Soda

The next tips is to use baking soda. Baking soda can eliminate stains on teeth. Apply a baking soda to the entire teeth’s surface and keep it for about 10 minutes. Afterwards, brush your teeth with toothpaste. Use baking soda only once or twice a month, because if it is overused, it will damage the natural layer of teeth.

For further information, you can read: Whiten Your Teeth With Baking Soda

Addition: 7. Stop Smoking

You should know that cigarettes contain tobacco blends and tar which make teeth become yellow. If you really want to solve your teeth problems, stop smoking from now. It can also make your life healthier, right?

Those are some natural teeth whitening recipes to whiten your teeth naturally, quickly, and easily. On top of those, do a good living habits to maintain the health of your body, including your dental health.

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