We have added a good article on the topic of home teeth whitening some days before. Natural teeth whitening and home teeth whitening are not different things. Anyhow, we are adding this article on the topic of natural teeth whitening. In this short article, we will also discuss some side effects of generally used home remedies that were not discussed in our last article about home teeth whitening.
Natural Teeth Whitening – Use of Lemon – Advantages and Disadvantages
Lemon juice is a very good natural teeth whitening remedy. The lemon juice and lemon peels can be used to clean your teeth. Lemon juice can also be used by mixing with ordinary table salt. A paste of lemon juice and salt can be prepared easily while at home and can be used for many days. This is a good paste and removes the teeth’ discolorations.
The lemon juice is rich in citric acid. Citric acid can react and result in a decrease in the calcium quantity of the teeth. The enamel of the teeth can also be damaged due to the action of citric acid. Hence we can say that lemon works well for teeth whitening but have some disadvantages associated with it too.
Natural Teeth Whitening – Use of Strawberries – Advantages and Disadvantages
Another frequently used natural teeth whitening tip is to use strawberries paste. The paste of strawberries can be made easily in the home and you can brush your teeth with that paste. The advantage is that it results in good white teeth.
The strawberries paste has a high PH value and is more acidic. The acid can react with the tooth enamel and tooth calcium that may result in the damage of tooth enamel and quicker teeth decay. So this method should not be used frequently.
Natural Teeth Whitening – Gargling with Peroxide – Advantages and Disadvantages
Peroxide is a good natural teeth whitener and is frequently used. Gargling with peroxide is found to be effective for whitening your teeth. You can buy the peroxide from the local markets and can use it while at home. The prolonged use of the peroxide may irritate your teeth and cause teeth sensitivity.
Natural Teeth Whitening – Use of Water and Raw Food
The use of plenty of water is very good for the teeth and overall body health. After your meal, you should rinse your mouth thoroughly to remove all the good residues from your teeth. You must improve your eating habits for better dental health. Fruits, vegetables, salads are the best food for your teeth. Avoid processed and fast food as much as possible. Coffee and tea are also very bad as they create teeth stains.
These were a few natural teeth whitening tips with their associated advantages and disadvantages.