A smile is an ornament which goes well on everyone, regardless of how they look. Everyone gets enamoured seeing a smiling bright face. But imagine, what if the smile is not as white as it should be? It would make you a laughing stock among your friends. If you have yellow teeth, you find it really embarrassing to smile in public. Who knows someone might point out your teeth? Yellowness in teeth is caused by our own bad habits. Smoking, alcohol, extremely spicy food or sugars, all these bad habits leave behind a yellow coating on your teeth. But you don’t need to worry about your yellow teeth anymore. There are many things available in your kitchen, which can be helpful in bringing the shine back to your smile. So come let’s throw some light on the ingredients which can be used to get a whiter smile.
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1. Baking Soda
Baking soda is used for skin care. We all know this by now. Baking soda is easily available in every household. To eliminate the yellowness of the teeth, baking soda is the most effective remedy by far. For this, make a paste of baking soda and salt in water. Apply this paste on your teeth and massage it for 3 minutes. Do this for latest two days a week. Don’t do it daily as baking soda can degrade your enamel.
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2. Mustard Oil and Rock Salt
If you remember, our grandmothers used to massage their teeth with mustard oil and rock salt. But the younger generation refrains from such home remedies, as we don’t like its taste. But now you will realise why despite of its horrible taste, our forefathers used to adopt this home remedy. Make a paste of mustard oil with salt. Massage your teeth with this paste. Don’t panic if your gum bleeds a little bit. Rinse your mouth with warm water.
3. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil can be used as well to add shine to our teeth. Coconut oil has anti-microbial properties. You can few drops of coconut oil in your regular paste and then brush your teeth with it. It will strengthen your gums and brighten your teeth.
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There would be no single person who doesn’t like strawberries at all. You can make a yummy strawberry paste and brush your teeth with it. Many Bollywood celebs use this remedy to get a whiter smile.
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5. Salt and Lemon
Take a pinch of salt and add some lemon juice to it. Rub it on your teeth. Then brush your teeth with your regular paste.