To have that white pearly smile, you go to your dentist & get those expensive dental treatments to whiten your teeth. No doubt, these treatments give you instant results but we know that they are just temporary results.
Getting a treatment doesn’t give you long lasting results but effective teeth whitening home remedies show you results that you were always looking for. Let’s have a look the main causes of your yellow teeth & figure out how to whiten yellow teeth.
- Tooth filling
- Excessive consumption of tea, coffee or soft drinks like- cola
- Hierarchal problems
- Treatments, like chemotherapy, neck and head radiation
- High fluoride levels in water
- Smoking & Tobacco
- Age factor
- Improper brushing
- Antibiotics like tetracycline
- Slow metabolism
If your yellow teeth make you feel embarrassed then try these 20 quick home remedies to whiten teeth in just 15 days:-
1). Banana Peel:-
Banana contains minerals like- potassium, magnesium & manganese. It is one of the easiest ways to whiten teeth. The next time you eat a banana, do not throw away its peel & rub it on your teeth for 5-10 minutes at least. Doing it twice a day can help you see the difference just in 3-4 days.
2). Baking Soda, Vinegar & Salt:-
Take baking soda, vinegar & salt in equal quantity. ½ tablespoon will be fine for you. Now mix it well & then directly apply this mixture on your teeth. Gently rub your teeth for next 2 minutes and then wash it with lukewarm water. For better results, use this trick twice a day. It not just whitens your teeth but also keeps your teeth away from bacterias.
3). Baking Soda:-
Baking soda is also called as a superb acid neutralizer which vanishes stubborn marks from your teeth and also avoids tooth enamel. Take a glass of lukewarm water & add ½ teaspoon of baking soda in it. Now gargle twice a day with it to prevent your teeth from any more dental issues.
For teeth whitening, take ½ teaspoon of salt & ½ teaspoon of baking soda. Mix it properly with few water droplets. Make a thick paste out of it & directly apply it on your teeth. You can even use this paste as your toothpaste regularly. Brush your teeth for 3 minutes. Cleaning your teeth twice a day can help you see faster results.
4). Baking Soda With Lemon:-
Lemon & baking soda mixture is one of the tried & tested tooth whitening home remedy which shows 100% results. As lemon contains citric acid, it fastens the process of whitening teeth without affecting them. All you need to do is take 1 – ½ teaspoon of baking soda and add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to make a thick paste. Now immediately apply this paste on your teeth & leave it for minimum 2 minutes. Washing this paste with lukewarm water will give you better results for sure.
5). Mixture of Baking Soda & Hydrogen Peroxide:-
Take 1 teaspoon of baking soda & 1 teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide. Mix until it forms a thick paste. Use this mixture as toothpaste every day & rinse it off with lukewarm water.
NOTE:- Hydrogen peroxide may cause a weird numbness or irritation in your gums for few minutes. It is completely normal. If you are expecting a baby then avoid using hydrogen peroxide as it can affect your health. Also, if you’re suffering from cavities or any other gum problem do not use it.
The crystal based chemical is an excellent option to whiten your teeth without affecting them at all. Just take ½ teaspoon of charcoal powder & mix it in your toothpaste. Brushing your teeth gently with this mixture can help you get rid of cavity, enamel & yellow teeth. Use this trick twice a day.
People rarely know that strawberries contain acidic extracts and natural enzyme (also called as malice acid) which is a good way to whiten your teeth within a week. It is also considered as a natural cleanser & bacteria remover of your tongue & teeth.
Mash 1-2 strawberries until it turns into a thick paste. Add ½ teaspoon of baking soda & mix it well. This mixture can be used as your regular toothpaste. Apply it daily & rub this mixture on your tooth for at least 2 minutes. If you do not have baking soda then you can also use a pinch of salt or lemon juice to form this mixture. Massage gently on your tooth & get pearl like teeth in just one week. For long lasting results, continue this trick for minimum 3-4 weeks.
The concentrated amount of citric acid in lemon makes it a super ingredient to whiten skin the teeth effectively. It’s juice and peel booth works as a great way to bleach your skin. It is one of the easiest ways to cleanse teeth. Take lemon peel or juice & rub it for two minutes on your teeth. After 1 minute wash your teeth with lukewarm water. Do it twice a day.
If there are stubborn marks then add 1 teaspoon of honey to lemon water and apply this mixture on your teeth for 3-4 minutes. This remedy shows effective results if tried regularly.
NOTE:- If you’re using lemon juice or peel directly on your teeth. Do not continue it for more than 1 week as it’s high acidic properties & can damage your tooth.
9). Olive Oil:-
Take olive oil (1 teaspoon), lemon juice (½ teaspoon) & a pinch of salt. Mix these ingredients well & form a thick paste. Apply it on your teeth & massage for 4-5 minutes. Rinse it with lukewarm water neatly.
When you apply olive oil paste on your mouth, you can get a sticky like feeling while using it. Take 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and a pinch of salt to add it in lukewarm water and then gargle with it for 1 minute. This will make you feel better.
Basil is also known as “Tulsi”. It has amazing properties of tooth whitening and gum protection. And when combined with orange peel even better results can be seen. Take 25 dry leaves of basil and add few drops of water to them. Now mix it well and make a thick paste out of it. To this, you’ve to add 1 teaspoon of dried orange peel powder and again mix it well. Immediately apply this mixture on your teeth and continue massaging it for around 5 minutes. Once you’re done wash your teeth with lukewarm water.
11). Orange Peel:-
Orange peel has concentrated amount of vitamin C and calcium that help you avoid microorganisms. It gives you stronger teeth with a perfect pearly smile. Take fresh orange peel and rub it on your teeth for 5 minutes. Make sure when you wash your teeth, you’re using lukewarm water or else you’ll get a tingly feeling in your tooth which you may not like.
12). Sunflower Oil:-
Take 1 teaspoon- Sunflower oil, add a pinch of salt & 1 teaspoon of honey to it. Mix it properly. Apply this paste on your teeth for at least 5 minutes and then leave it untouched for next 3 minutes. When you’re about to wash your teeth, use lukewarm water only. Do it thrice in a week to see impressive results.
13). White Vinegar:-
Take 1 tablespoon of vinegar and add 2 cups of lukewarm water to it. Mix it well and then gargle with this mixture for 3-4 times. Do this remedy thrice a week & you’ll see amazing results for sure.
Walnut has amazing antibacterial properties that help you get rid of yellow teeth. Finely chop the walnuts and rub it on your teeth for around 5 minutes. If you do it regularly, you can see impressive results.
Turmeric is not just good for skin but for your teeth as well. Its herbal properties are really beneficial for teeth whitening. Take 1 teaspoon of turmeric & roast it in a pan for 5 minutes. To this, you’re going to have to add a pinch of salt & 1 teaspoon of lime juice. Let it cool down on room temperature for next 10 minutes and then apply this thick paste on your teeth. Massage with it for 5-7 minutes and make your gums and teeth strong & white.
16). Crunchy, Sweet Carrots:-
If you’re health conscious and include raw vegetables in your diet and this remedy is perfect for you. Just wash and chew raw crunchy & sweet carrots to get strong gums & sparkling white teeth. It increases the blood count in your body & make your teeth strong. Carrots are rich in acid-alkaline which fights the bacteria in your mouth and give you healthy gums. Other than carrot, you can also chew cucumber, and broccoli as well.
17). Margosa (Neem):-
Margosa has concentrated properties of astringent and antiseptic which whitens your teeth easily. If you regularly use margosa oil it’ll help you get rid of bad breath and cavities. For better results, you can use margosa branches to brush your teeth regularly. Other than margosa, raisins can also help you get firmer and white teeth. Chew 5 raisins every day to see the results within 2 weeks.
18). Apple Cider Vinegar:-
Apple cider vinegar is helpful for teeth whitening & killing germs in your mouth. To overcome dental infections, apple cider vinegar is a magical remedy. Take 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, add 1 glass of lukewarm water to it & gargle twice a day to get visible results in 3 weeks.
Caution:- Do not over-use apple cider vinegar as it can damage your enamel.
19). Aloe Vera:-
If you have yellow teeth and bacterias try using Aloe Vera gel that’ll help you get white and bacteria-free teeth. Take Aloe Vera gel & mix it with glycerin. If you do not have glycerin then you can even use either baking soda or toothpaste. Make a thick paste out of it & rub it on your teeth for 3-5 minutes regularly in the morning.
20). Milk And Yogurt:-
Milk & yogurt is something that is easily available in your home. These healthy dairy products have a rich amount of calcium to whitens your teeth and help you prevent dental issues like cavity. Eat it regularly for a healthy lifestyle & white teeth.
- Include crunchy fruits such as- sugarcane, pears, guava & apple in your diet. Along with this, eating a raw vegetable salad made with carrots, cucumber, broccoli etc, can help you get stronger & white teeth.
- While brushing, make sure to put few drops of clove oil on your toothpaste for effective brushing & cleaning.
- Consume calcium & iron rich food regularly to prevent your teeth from any dental issue.
- Reduce the consumption of tea, coffee or any other soft drink & even if you’re having it take it through a straw. It is the best way to avoid yellow teeth.
- Floss your teeth regularly, preferably before going to sleep.
- Reduce the consumption of foods that have an excessive amount of salt.