There has been so much information about natural teeth whitening remedies to help you get a mouth full of white, healthy looking teeth from the comfort of your own home. Many of such traditional teeth whitening methods work very well, although they will require repeated application to achieve the maximum effect. It is also important to know how to use each of them, though, so that you don’t risk harming your teeth. In some cases, you can damage the enamel and even cause cavities if you use materials that are abrasive or acidic without proper care.
Here are some of the most popular natural teeth whitening remedies that you might like to try:
Baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) is well known as a cleaning agent and deodorizer. You probably know that you can buy toothpaste containing baking soda, but you can also mix half a teaspoonful with regular toothpaste for the same natural teeth whitening effect. Alternatively, you can also mix baking soda with a bit of water and apply it directly to your toothbrush. Although brushing with baking soda will not bleach your teeth white, it does effectively gets rid of stains to help make your teeth shine.
Another natural remedy that can help your teeth whitening effort is lemon juice. Its natural bleaching properties will brighten your teeth if you brush your teeth with it or by rubbing the peel across the teeth. Unfortunately, lemon juice is quite acidic and the citric acid in the lemon can potentially weaken the enamel, making it softer by depleting the vital calcium in both the enamel and the underlying tooth. Many dental experts recommend not using lemon juice at all for whitening your teeth because of the dangers of tooth decay.
This is a little known natural teeth whitening home remedy that actually works. It seems counterintuitive, because strawberries are red and can stain clothes. However this remedy has surprising effects that you have to try out to believe.