Wrong eating habits, excessive consumption of coffee, fizzy drinks, and a few more habits, such as smoking, do not help keep your teeth white. Here are some DIY tips to avoid having to hide a ‘yellowed’ smile from others over time.
Just be careful not to overdo it not to risk the enamel weakening.
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- Baking soda: This is an excellent ally for dental care; apply a small dose on the toothbrush and rub it on your teeth. This solution should be used infrequently as it can cause damage to the enamel.
- Sage leaves: Considered the plant of immortality, sage turns into a real cure-all. The fresh leaves, when rubbed on the teeth regularly, really have a whitening effect. Also, the cold brew can be used to gargle to help with mouth hygiene.
- Lemons and oranges: The rinds of these two fruits, if rubbed directly, help whiten the teeth.
- Strawberries, apples, celery, and carrots: Here are four other unsuspected friends of the smile. The reaction of saliva with these foods helps in the removal of bacteria in the mouth. Strawberry lovers will be happy to know that rubbing them directly on the teeth every day helps remove stains on the teeth.
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DIY toothpaste: Browsing the web, you will find many solutions to create homemade toothpaste. Make your own homemade toothpaste with two tablespoons of mint, a tablespoon of sage, a tablespoon of baking soda, and a pinch of clay. With this solution, you will be able to fight tartar and keep your smile effectively.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff