I have come across so many fine people, who at first glance seems like the perfect definition of beauty and perfect hygiene until they smile. Yes, that smile that would make even the littlest baby cringe, or even an older person wonder, why on earth someone that good looking would have the teeth look so bad.
A sparkling white teeth can make even the most shabbily dressed person in a gathering seem like the epitome of class and beauty, reason why so many people who have discolored teeth end up at a dentist office for the causal scaling and polishing.
We must note that discolored teeth occur due to several reasons which includes, poor dental hygiene, it could be hereditary, aging, to name a few.
Scaling and polishing for one could be expensive for some and also time consuming, but here is the good news, we will be telling you three ways you can whiten your teeth without breaking the bank and in a little time.
- Baking Soda and lemon juice or water: baking soda is known for its alkaline form and helps remove surface stains when used tp scrub your teeth. Simply take a few teaspoons of baking soda which can be gotten for N100, and lemon juice, mix the two items together and apply on your tooth brush. Before applying the paste unto your teeth, gently use a tissue paper to wipe your teeth off of any saliva before applying paste. Leave the paste on for a minute. If using water to mix, you can leave it on for three minutes before rinsing with warm water.
- Strawberry and Baking soda: Strawberry is known for its vitamin c nutrient and an enzyme called malic acid which will helps remove surface stains and whiten any yellow tinged teeth. Simply grind 1-3 strawberries into a pulp, 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda should be added to the strawberry. Mix all the ingredients together and apply onto teeth, allow it sit for some minutes then rinse out with warm water.
- Salt: This ingredient found in every home, is known for its high mineral content which can help whiten any discolored teeth. Simply apply a little salt, toothpaste on a your brush and scrub away. In no time, your teeth starts regaining its white color again. You can also add salt to baking soda and scrub, this is another awesome way to whiten your teeth.