With age, the teeth color can change. Especially, it can look yellow or dark which happens when the outer enamel starts to wear away. If you think of using the whitening products at home then you need to consult the doctor first. This guide will give you an insight about the remedies for yellow teeth.
Given below are the remedies for yellow teeth:
Brush your teeth properly
When you visit the dentist, the very first thing he will tell you to brush your teeth properly. You must do it correctly. Many times, when a patient visits the dental clinic they are not even aware of the correct way of brushing. After consuming food or sugary stuff it is essential to brush the teeth properly, otherwise, they can get yellow.
But, yes you do not have to brush immediately after eating your food because this can also affect the tooth enamel. You need to brush at least 2 times a day for 2 minutes. Brush very gently in a circular motion so that all the debris and leftover food particles are removed from the teeth surface. It would be better if you use an electric toothbrush.
Baking soda and hydrogen peroxide
When you use a baking soda and hydrogen peroxide paste it can remove the buildup of plaque effectively and does not leave any stain on the teeth. You need:
- Baking soda (1 tablespoon)
- Hydrogen Peroxide (2 tablespoons)
Make the paste and use the paste, when you are done rinse your mouth with water. If you want you can use baking soda along with water. Moreover, you can talk to the doctor to tell you which toothpaste you can use which have these ingredients. When you use the toothpaste with these things it can remove the stain effectively.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar should be used in small amounts to whiten teeth. You need to add 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar with 6 ounces of water. For 30 seconds, swish this solution in the mouth, rinse properly with water and brush the teeth.
But, be cautious that you need to use it in small amounts because the excess of it can damage the teeth surface.
Consume fruits and vegetables with high water level
It is said that eating fruits and vegetables with high water content can keep the teeth healthy. It helps to cleanse the teeth and helps the bacteria to wash away.
Moreover, consumption of crunchy vegetables and fruits will increase saliva production. This will help to remove food particles from the teeth surface and wash away the harmful acids.
Coconut oil pulling
Coconut oil pulling is very effective in removing plaque and bacteria from the mouth. You need:
Liquid coconut oil (1 to 2 teaspoon)
Keep it in the mouth for 10 to 30 minutes, but do not let it reach the throat or swallow it. You should spit in the toilet or a bucket because it can clog the drain, after that, rinse the mouth with water and drink one glass of water. Brush your teeth properly and this can help you get shiny teeth.
Apart from these options, the orange, lemon, or banana peel can also make the teeth white because they have citric acid. You need to rub the fruit peel for around 2 minutes and then brush the teeth like normal.
If nothing is giving you the desired results you want then book your appointment with our doctor today only.