Many people love white teeth, but do not have them because they drink a lot of tea and coffee, or because they smoke, it could be that they just do not have white teeth themselves. If you’re not happy with the color of your teeth you can visit the the dentist, although this is usually very expensive. You can also whitening your teeth naturally with home, garden and kitchen remedies, such as sodium bicarbonate, burnt bread, orange peel and salt! Also, you may get for yourself whitening kits, white strips and whitening toothpastes.
Home Bleaching Naturally
You can bleach your teeth naturally by using home, garden and kitchen remedies. There seem to be fewer adverse effects than whitening kits. They are a lot less effective and it is not proven that it works.
Rub every day with the white side of an orange peel along your teeth and let it sit for 2 to 3 minutes, then rinse your teeth and polish them. Try to do less often after a week, 2 to 3 times a week.
It sounds strange, but women do this a lot in Iran. They make bread burn deliberately and brush their teeth with it. Please note that the taste is not good.
Turmeric or turmeric is a bright yellow powder, not very tasty but its good for white teeth. Brush your teeth for five minutes with the powder and repeat a few times a week, you will see that your teeth are whiter.
Baking soda or sodium bicarbonate is used mainly in Germany and England for baking. In the Netherlands it is less popular. If you mix sodium bicarbonate with lemon juice and brush your teeth with it every day for a month long your teeth will be much whiter. Sodium bicarbonate can be bought at the grocery store, but please remember that this method can be harmful to your teeth.
Salt helps to disinfect the mouth and takes away plaque. Put desired amount of salt in a sip of lukewarm water and rinse your mouth with this for a few minutes.
Vinegar is very acidic and therefore it will take away all your plaque at once. Rinse your mouth with vinegar once every 2 to 3 months. Do not do it often because it may harm your tooth enamel. Rinse 15-30 seconds.
Mix charcoal powder with your toothpaste and brush your teeth gently , do this twice a day for a week. There is no evidence that this method works, opinions are divided about it.
Oil pulling has proved to be a simple, safe and inexpensive way of whitening your teeth. There appear to be no adverse effects to whitening and it also seems to benefit our health as well. Put a tablespoon of oil, preferably coconut oil in your mouth. Rinse 10-20 minutes 1-2 times daily, preferably when you wake up because there are many bacteria in the mouth. After a few weeks you will see results.
Home Bleaching with a Whitening Kit
Home whitening your teeth with a whitening kit is not expensive, if you order via inexpensive sites it won’t even cost you $20 to bleach your teeth. Bleaching is done by injecting a bit of gel into your mouth or whitening your teeth with a harmful whitening kit that is ordered on a Chinese site and this is not usually checked for safety, which is questionable.
The fact is that, dentists may bleach with 6% hydrogen peroxide; for estheticians this is 0.1%. Kits chance to bleach your teeth is sometimes up to 44% hydrogen peroxide, at such a rate, the teeth from the outside can be broken off at the root. Typically, these kits appears on Chinese websites such as AliExpress and Wish and are not checked for what consequences they may have. Yet people are often allured to buy the products because they have not heard any complaints about the whitening kits. Usually, it is because the bleaching kits are fairly new on the market and no long-term effects encountered. Another reason to buy the kits that appears on the Chinese websites, is because they are way cheaper than that ones on sites where the product have been checked. Since the bleaching kits really do their job, people buy them anyway, do not fall for it! You do not know how your teeth will look like in 30 years.
There are other ways to whitening your teeth at home; whitening toothpastes is another way. This usually does not work because of the amount of hydrogen peroxide used, which is only 0.1%. The makers stop separating products in their toothpaste to make it seem as if it works. For example, toothpastes with charcoal or toothpaste with some scrub particles for your teeth; they scrub off and may cause white teeth bacteria. Finally, there are also authors who make their toothpaste blue because blue and yellow are complementary to each other on the color wheel. This means that if you have yellow teeth, they should be whiter by the blue toothpaste. Toothpaste makers lets you pay a lot of money for the toothpaste, but the bright white smile you want, unfortunately you would not get.
Another way is by using white teeth whitening strips, they are sold considerably less on the Chinese sites such as AliExpress and Wish and there are many fewer species. This product has also become less popular in recent years. The most popular is the 3D Crest Whitestrips. This seems to work well, and is reasonably reliable, but it hurts the teeth. The 3D Crest Whitestrips are not expensive when you compare it with a treatment at the dentist.
There are several ways you can whiten your teeth, and that is, with a whitening pen or with a kind of nail polish bottle with a gel in it that you will need to smear on your teeth. Sometimes these products do not work, sometimes.
Teeth Whitening At The Dentist
Teeth whitening at the dentist is the least harmful in the means, as they use is no more than 6% hydrogen peroxide. What exactly is in the gel, is unknown. The UV lamp used by dentists also helps to bleach the teeth. It is the safest and most long-lasting method of bleaching, but also the most expensive. Teeth whitening at the dentist costs between 200 and 300 euros.
If you have a large budget, you can get the best teeth whitening at your dentist, as this has a lasting effect. If you have a smaller budget, you can get your best teeth whitening, using home, garden and kitchen remedies; this seems to have fewer adverse effects than the use of a whitening kit. If you can do it yourself with a product that is proven safe and contains hardly or no hydrogen peroxide then your safe.