A person’s confidence reflects from a lot of things and one of the most important of them all is their smile. However, there can be a lot of reasons because of which, one might hesitate in doing this positive thing. It could be the structure of the teeth, the shape of it or maybe some gum problems. However, the most common reason why people hesitate in doing so is stained yellow teeth. But this problem is not permanent. You can very well treat it naturally using home remedies which we are sharing today…

7 Teeth Whitening Home Remedies - Which Ones Are Fact and Which Are Fiction
7 Teeth Whitening Home Remedies – Which Ones Are Fact and Which Are Fiction

Baking soda and Lemon Treatment

Things you will need:

 Baking Soda  1 tbsp
 Lemon  1/2 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl and mix both the ingredients in it.
  2. Take your brush, wet it and take this paste onto it.
  3. Apply it on your teeth and brush using vertical and horizontal strokes.
  4. Do this for a minute and rinse it off using cold water.

Repeat this treatment once every day to see difference.

Baking soda and lemon both contains bleaching properties which help in whitening the teeth and working on them effectively.

Coconut oil, Baking Soda and Turmeric Treatment

Things you will need:

 Baking Soda  1 tbsp
 Coconut Oil  As required
 Turmeric  1 Tsp

Procedure:

  1. Mix all the ingredients really well and set aside.
  2. Use this as regular toothpaste.
  3. Scoop some out on your toothbrush and brush your teeth in vertical and horizontal strokes for a minute.
  4. Rinse it off using normal water if you have teeth sensitivity or use cold water.

Repeat this treatment twice, once in the morning and in night.

Cocout oil is an ingredient that can be trusted due to its antibacterial properties. It kills the bacteria that cause gums and teeth yellowing problems. Turmeric also contributes in the same manner and baking  soda works like a bleach.

Baking Soda and Toothpaste Treatment

Things you will need:

 Baking Soda  1 Tsp
 Toothpaste  As required
 Aluminium Foil  1 Strip
READ  How To Whiten Teeth At Home In A Few Minutes

Procedure:

  1. Take both baking soda and toothpaste, mix them well into a thick paste.
  2. Take a strip of aluminium foil and apply the paste onto it.
  3. Apply this aluminium foil onto your teeth and leave it on for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove the foil and rinse your mouth using water.

Use this treatment twice in a week.

Baking Soda contains compounds that break down impurities like yellow teeth and stains. However, don’t use this treatment too often as baking soda has an abrasive effect on the enamel. The aluminium helps in making the treatment effective.

Oil Pulling Technique

Things you will need:

 Coconut Oil  2 tbsp
 Bowl  1

Procedure:

  1. Take 2 tbsp of coconut oil in your mouth.
  2. Now, pull and push this oil through your teeth for 10-15 minutes straight.
  3. Make sure it passes through the gaps, and while doing this you have to cover your entire mouth.
  4. Spit the oil out and the rinse your mouth clean.

Use this remedy twice in a week.

Coconut oil contains antibacterial properties which help in killing the bacteria that causes stains or a yellowish layer on top of your teeth.

Apple Cider Vinegar Treatment

Things you will need:

 Apple Cider Vinegar  1/2 Tsp
 Water  A Cup

Procedure:

  1. Take a glass and fill it with water.
  2. Add apple cider vinegar to it and mix them well.
  3. Gargle with this water before brushing your teeth.
  4. Brush your teeth normally and rinse using cold water.

Use this treatment twice in a week.

Apple cider vinegar contains antibacterial properties which kills the bacteria that causes teeth yellowing, cavity and gum problems. Rinsing your mouth with this solution will remove the stains from teeth easily.

Activated Charcoal For Teeth Whitening

Things you will need:

 Activated charcoal  1 tbsp
 Toothbrush  1
READ  How to Get Rid of Plaque and Whiten Your Teeth Without Expensive Treatments

Procedure:

  1. Firstly, take your toothbrush, wet it a little and then scoop some activated charcoal out on it.
  2. Apply this onto your teeth and brush using vertical and horizontal strokes for 5 minutes.
  3. Rinse your mouth using cold water.

Repeat this treatment thrice in a week to see visible difference in your teeth.

Activated charcoal directly attacks the plaques and helps in removing them permanently. Use a soft bristtled toothbrush to do this and also don’t overdo this treatment as it can damage the teeth even more if done so.

Strawberry Treatment

Things you will need:

 Strawberries  1-2
 Baking Soda  1 Tsp
 Sea Salt  1 Tsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl, add in 2 deseeded strawberries and mash them using a fork.
  2. Add the other ingredients to it and mix them well.
  3. Apply this onto your teeth and leave it on for a few minutes.
  4. Rinse your mouth using water.

Repeat this treatment every night to see the difference.

Strawberries contain malic acid which helps in whitening the teeth. It is also a treatment which is pretty mild, and hence, can be used every single day.

*BONUS TREATMENTS*

Basil Treatment For Teeth

Things you will need:

 Basil Leaves  Handful
 Toothpaste  As required

Procedure:

  1. Take a handful of basil leaves and dry them in the sun.
  2. Once dried, grind it to make a powder.
  3. Take some toothpaste and mix it with the basil leaves to form a thick paste.
  4. Take this mixture on your toothbrush and brush your teeth normally for 2 minutes.
  5. Rinse off using normal water.

Repeat this treatment twice in a day. Once in the morning and second in the night.

Basil leaves contain antimicrobial properties which work on the bactera that cause yellowness on the teeth. It will also help in providing relief to gum bleeding problem.

Sea Salt And Lemon Treatment

Things you will need:

 Sea Salt  1 Tsp
 Lemon Juice  2 Tsp
READ  Homemade Recipe To Eliminate Tartar, Gingivitis and Whiten Your Teeth

Procedure:

  1. Take both the sea salt and lemon juice in a small bowl and mix them well.
  2. Dip your toothbrush into this solution and brush your teeth using it.
  3. Do this using vertical and horizontal strokes for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Rinse it off using normal water.

Repeat this treatment every alternate day for best results.

Lemon juice has bleaching properties which help in whitening the teeth. Sea salt on the other hand has exfoliating properties that contributes towards whitening the teeth naturally.



Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer at Glowpink
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it.
The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker
Vani Kambali

Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it. The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker

Leave a Response