Teeth discoloration is a natural process that occurs as we age. Certain foods, drinks, and lifestyle factors can speed up the process. Try one of these natural alternatives to brighten your smile at home.
1. Coconut Oil
Coconut oil pulling reduces teeth plaque and cavities as well as gingivitis. Coconut oil also neutralizes bad breath and whiten teeth naturally.
How To: Take a tablespoon of coconut oil and swish it around your mouth for 10 minutes. Then spit out the oil and brush your teeth as normal.
How Often: Every morning.
2. Banana Peel
Banana peel contains high levels of potassium and magnesium which are essential in removing stains from your teeth.
How To: Take a piece of the inside of the banana peel and gently rub around on your teeth for about two minutes, then brush as usual.
How Often: Once a week.
3. Baking Soda
Baking soda reduces the acidity on teeth making it appear more visibly white.
How To: Simply mix some baking soda with water to make a paste, and use it as a regular toothpaste.
How Often: No more than once a week.