Less-than-pearly-white teeth are sometimes embarrassing, chipping away your self-confidence. Regular brushing and flossing of your teeth is often not enough to combat stains.
There are 6 Main Causes of Tooth Discoloration and stains: red wine, tea or coffee, soft drinks such as carbonated drinks, cigarettes, sweets, and antibiotics. Not addicting to any of them can help keep your teeth white better.
However, if your teeth are “contaminated” already, you might be wondering how to whiten your teeth. Luckily, there are many teeth whitening products available on the market. Some works well, while some others not so well. Do your research before you buy. Amazon is a good choice for research. I usually check the ranking and read the comments before I pull the trigger.
If you do not feel like trusting those commercial cosmetic dentistry products, there’s one common household item that does wonders for teeth whitening – baking soda! Baking soda – also known as bicarbonate of soda – is a mild abrasive which effectively removes stains caused by tea, coffee, cigarettes, and other things from the teeth.
So How To Whiten Teeth At Home? It is very easy. You will need,
- Baking soda
- Lime, Lemon, or water
Watch the video for more detailed explanation. One caveat is not to over do this as it may lead to weakening of your enamel. No more than once a week. Try it for a few weeks to see how it works for you!