Teeth are subjected to yellowing due to deposition of tartar and plaque between teeth and near the gum. This might also cause unpleasant odor and dental issues. Such deposits are usually caused by pathogens as well as the result of chemical reactions between salivary enzymes and food particles. Luckily, natural treatments are available and discussed below.
1. Silk Floss
Using dental floss is an important routine to eliminate plaque forming between your teeth. Silk, however, is an exceptional material for flossing as it doesn’t only eradicate plaque, but also strengthens your gum.
2. Baking Soda
Baking soda is an excellent remedy for yellowing teeth and getting rid of unwanted deposits. Brush your teeth with a homemade paste using baking soda, salt and water.
3. Green Tea
Green tea is an excellent hot rinse to get rid of phosphate crystals deposits that causes teeth discoloration. Boil the tea for few minutes and drink lukewarm for best results.
4. Hot Sauce
Hot salsa helps the mouth secrete saliva. The active ingredients in the salsa such as salt, tomatoes and chili, work with the saliva to remove plaque and result in shinier teeth.
5. Aloe Vera
Tartar can also be removed at home using homemade aloe vera mouthwash. Mix a teaspoon of aloe gel with half a cup of baking soda and water, 4 teaspoons of vegetable glycerin and a few drops of lemon juice. Use the rinse everyday and watch the difference.
6. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has numerous health benefits including oral health. It helps cleanse plaque, eliminate bad odor and relief toothache.
7. Orange Peel
The vitamin C found in orange peel helps whiten your teeth and remove plaque deposits. Scrub a fresh orange peel on your teeth and gum and leave it overnight.