Smile is a salient feature of your personality. If you want to have a sparkling confident smile you must have clean, spot free, plaque free and white teeth. Our careless and seemingly harmless daily routine can cause many dental problems. Improper brushing, sub standard tooth pastes, smoking, caffeine and pan and gutka are the major causes of tooth plaque and stains. Here are some simple homemade tooth remedies that will help you to attain whiter, cleaner and healthier plaque free teeth.
Baking Soda and Table Salt: Prepare a mixture of 1 table spoon of baking soda with a pinch of table salt. Apply it on your soaked tooth brush and brush your teeth gently for 2-3 minutes. Let it on for 2 more minutes. Wash your mouth thoroughly afterwards. It will remove plaque and clean tooth enamel.
Vinegar and Table Salt: For this powerful remedy you need ¾ cup of water, 2 table spoons of vinegar and 1 table spoon of table salt. Mix all the three ingredients well to make a uniform solution and rinse your teeth with it daily for several days to get the best results. Its smell and taste is bit bitter but its effects on teeth are amazing.
Vitamin C Mask: Many vegetables and fruits like oranges, guava, strawberries, tomato and papaya are rich in Vitamin C. Make a fine paste of any such fruit or vegetable’s pulp and apply on your teeth for 5-7 minutes as a tooth mask. It will not only help preventing tooth plaque but freshen up your breath as well by killing the bacteria.
Lemon and Baking Soda: Apply a mixture of baking soda with lemon juice on your teeth. Rub with your finger gently , leave it on for 2-3 minutes and then rinse it off.
Homemade Tooth Paste: Take a quarter cup of water, add 6 table spoons of baking soda, 1 table spoon Aloe Vera gel, 2 table spoons of vegetable glycerin, 1 table spoon lemon essential oil. Mix all the ingredients well to make a fine and uniform paste. Brush your teeth with it as usual. It will make your teeth healthy, shiny and white.
Sesame Seeds: Crushed sesame seeds can be used as a scrub for teeth. The other way is to take a table spoon of sesame seeds and chew on them for few minutes. Use your tongue to rub them against your teeth. You can use a dry tooth brush on them too. Rinse them off after 5-7 minutes.
Orange Peels: Fresh orange peels can also help to remove the stains from your teeth. Rub the orange side of the peel on your teeth for 2-3 minutes and then rinse it off. It will bring shine to your tooth enamel.
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