Whitening gels can help make your teeth whiter. You can purchase these at most drug stores or pharmacies, and they are much cheaper than visiting the dentist. If the problem is already at the extreme degree, a trip to the dentist may be a necessity however. Using a teeth whitening mouthwash daily can help you achieve the results you need. While you may not see results for months, it is helpful. These mouthwashes contain a whitening chemical called hydrogen peroxide. An easy way to incorporate this into your daily routine is to rinse with the mouthwash just prior to brushing, preferably twice per day for about 30 seconds. Rubbing the white portion from the inside of an orange peel on your teeth will help whiten them and remove some loose food particles and bacteria. Grind up dry bay leaves and make a paste with water to whiten your teeth naturally. In addition to whitening teeth, this will help to prevent gum disease and cavities. While brushing your teeth with some kind of tooth whitener can actually be a bit beneficial, it won’t be able brighten your smile by more than a degree or two. To have really improved whitening you will need to find a more aggressive program to take care of the discoloring problem.
In summary, your search for tricks on how to best whiten your teeth has not proven to be successful to this point. Try all of the free advice listed here in this article and hopefully you will be well on your way to a fantastic and healthy looking smile.
Most smokers already know that smoking leaves their teeth dull looking and discolored. Smokers will always have a much harder time in whitening their teeth than non-smokers. Stopping smoking will improve the color of your teeth drastically. Not to mention, not smoking is just better for your health. Try a little known method of teeth whitening; chew on various natural herbs, including parsley, cilantro and basil. These natural herbs contain certain constituents that kill germs and bacteria that could discolor your teeth. However, you should still brush with toothpaste because these herbs are not a replacement. Determine why your teeth are discolored before starting any whitening treatment. A trip to your dentist should answer this question. Knowing the cause of your discolored teeth will give you the best treatment options for your specific problems and therefore you will also get the best results too.
Stop any tooth whitening technique immediately if you notice your teeth becoming more sensitive or if they begin to develop spots or stains. Most teeth whitening remedies do not harm the teeth, but there is always a possibility the enamel may become damaged. Increasing sensitivity or discoloration is an early indicator of damage and should warn you to stop any whitening technique. There are a few herbs that have teeth-whitening properties. These include: holy basil, margosa, banyon roots and babul. You can rub these herbs directly on your front teeth to whiten them, or you can mix them with a paste of baking soda and water or mashed-up strawberries and then apply to your teeth.
To brighten teeth and eliminate stains, try using an orange peel. Gently rub the inside of the peel on your teeth. Alternatively, create a toothpaste out of dried orange peels and ground up bay leaves. Always thoroughly rinse your mouth after you use the paste so that fruit sugar can be removed.
Try not to use over-the-counter whitening products without first consulting with your dentist. A lot of the times, these products’ harsh chemicals can actually damage your teeth, far from the intended benefits. Your dentist will be able to help you determine if your tooth enamel is strong enough for OTC treatments. Drinks such as tea and coffee are notorious in ruining and discoloring your teeth. Make sure to keep a bottle of water handy to rinse while you are drinking tea or coffee and afterwards. Drinks such as colas and wine can also stain your teeth. Avoiding or limiting these drinks can improve the whiteness of your smile.