No matter how thoroughly and regularly you brush your teeth, the yellowish plaque still does not go anywhere. There are many reasons for this: love for coffee, tea, cigarettes, sweets, natural yellowish pigmentation of enamel, excess in the body of substances such as tetracycline, fluorine and its compounds. You can also whiten your teeth at home, the main thing is to choose the right product.
Among the means of whitening teeth at home, there are both industrial preparations - special pastes, creams, gels, mouth guards, etc., as well as folk remedies. It's worth starting just with the latter - they are more affordable and can be effective.
Natural whitening remedies
Baking soda: This unique substance has many uses, including helping to whiten teeth. This simple and economical product quickly improves the color of the enamel. The easiest way is to add baking soda to your toothpaste and brush your teeth as usual. So you will not get an instant effect, but gradually you will achieve whiteness. The disadvantage of this method is that small grains can damage the enamel, so you should not use baking soda all the time.
Hydrogen peroxide: This remedy is found in almost every home medicine cabinet. The main danger when using it is gum burn.
Therefore, use peroxide with caution. The effect will be visible in 10-14 days. Every time after brushing your teeth, wipe the enamel with a cotton swab moistened with hydrogen peroxide. After that, the mouth must be rinsed with warm water.
Strawberry: This delicious berry contains bleaching agents. It can be a great face mask and teeth whitening product. You can wipe your teeth with a cut berry, or you can make mashed potatoes from strawberries and apply as a mask to the enamel. Then rinse your mouth and brush your teeth with a sugar-sweetened toothpaste.
Special remedies for whitening teeth at home
Whitening strips: these are special strips on which a composition is applied to brighten the enamel. If necessary, an option for sensitive teeth can be found via the Internet. The strips must be glued to the enamel every day for 30 minutes. Within a month, your teeth will brighten by 2-3 tones. There are different stripes - very simple and improved, in which you can talk.
Whitening gels: These are applied to the teeth and worn under custom-made mouth guards. Therefore, before starting the whitening procedure, a visit to the dentist is inevitable. The doctor will make his opinion and select the most effective and gentle teeth whitening system for you. Perhaps for some it is troublesome and not cheap. But there is also a portable version of this tool - a whitening stick. The gel from the pencil is applied with a special brush to the teeth and after a while is removed. There are varieties of gel sticks that do not need to be removed. With this tool, plaque from coffee and cigarettes is well removed. Convenient on vacation and business trips.