Unfortunately, some of our seemingly innocent habits can have an adverse effect on our teeth such as smoking, too much caffeine, and irr...
smoking, too much caffeine, and irregular dental care, in the end. All of this can lead to the annoying and potentially serious problem of dental plaque formation. If your biggest dream is to see your dentist as rarely as possible while maintaining a smile that would give Julia Roberts a run for her money then this article is just what you need.
I have gathered a list of best 10 natural and extremely simple ways to kick that nasty dental plaque to the curb.
One of the most effective folk remedies to help remove plaque is the usual baking soda. It's a fantastic natural scrub and you'll often find it as an ingredient in a lot of home remedies and when it comes to plaque removal baking soda is perfectly fit for scraping that tough tartar off your tooth enamel. It's a bit abrasive though so don't overdo it. Just mix a tablespoon of baking soda with a pinch of salt and simply dip your wet toothbrush into the mixture after that brush your teeth as usual and don't forget to thoroughly rinse your mouth. Brush your gums and teeth with this homemade toothpaste twice a week and enjoy your new Hollywood smile.
Aloe vera and glycerin:
People have known about the health benefits of aloe vera for years you're probably most familiar with using its gel to treat sunburns but did you know that its miraculous powers can be used in oral care as well? You can actually use it as a really powerful and natural toothpaste. Since this plant is antimicrobial it'll keep your teeth free from plaque. One more plus point is that it also fights bad
breath. To make this toothpaste, combine one cup of water with a half cup of baking soda then add 1 TSP of aloe vera gel 4 teaspoons of vegetable glycerin and one teaspoon of lemon essential oil mix it all together into a paste and brush your teeth with it. After that, there's nothing else to do but watch your teeth become whiter shinier and healthier within minutes. Try to use this toothpaste twice a day
every day just like you already do with your store-bought toothpaste.
After you eat an orange don't throw away the peel pick it up and rub it all over your teeth sure you'll look weird and people might stare or slowly back away from you but you'll know you're not crazy
you just know that orange peel is a quick and easy way to clean your enamel oh and don't worry your teeth won't turn orange if they do you should maybe consider getting your oranges from a different store because that would be really alarming. Anyway orange peel will not only whiten your teeth but it'll also help prevent future stains from forming after you're done rubbing the inside part of the peel on your pearly whites for a few minutes rinse it off with some water or you can even leave it on your teeth all night and wash it away in the morning.
It not only promotes softening of deposits on the teeth but also has an antibacterial effect. Dissolve a teaspoon of honey in a glass of warm water, then use this as a mouthwash. It is desirable to conduct the procedure at least 4 times a day for two to three weeks.
Vitamin tooth mask:
You've more than likely heard of face masks hair masks or even Halloween masks but have you ever
heard of a tooth mask? Sound interesting enough to try! Well, it's super easy, mash up fruits and veggies which are rich in vitamin C and then that mixture can be used as a plaque preventing masks for your teeth.
For e.g. mash some tomatoes, strawberries, and oranges and mix them together to make a paste, apply the paste on your teeth, wait for 5 to 6 minutes and then rinse it off. This will help kill any germs in your mouth and freshen up your breath. However, those with sensitive teeth beware this mask can hurt a lot.
This solution isn't going to win any awards for having a great taste but it is 100% natural and it does clean your teeth without damaging them. Combine two tablespoons of white vinegar with one tablespoon of salt and four ounces of water, use this liquidy mixture as a mouth rinse once or twice a day and you'll notice positive changes in your teeth.
They serve as an anti-plaque agent and have the ability to destroy bacteria in the mouth. To see the plaque-fighting powers of cloves for yourself, just mix together one teaspoon of powdered cloves and some olive oil, put the mixture on your teeth and leave it there for a couple of minutes after that just rinse it off with some cool water, do this twice a day. For the best results, you can also get into the habit of regularly chewing on cloves, this will maintain good oral health and help fight bad breath.
Eat more cheese:
Cheese helps produce alkaline saliva which in turn creates a layer of protection around the teeth and
neutralizes plaque acid.
Eats spicy food:
It stimulates the salivary glands and saliva is your mouths natural gum and teeth cleaner.
Eat raw apples:
Eat it one hour after the meal. This fruit cleans the teeth and heals the gums. Apparently, it keeps both the doctor and the dentist away.
Try to avoid sugarily and starchy foods these are a favorite playground for oral bacteria you might think to yourself why waste my time on getting rid of the plaque on my teeth it doesn't bother me none well you can say that now but you'll really be regretting it down the road keeping your teeth plaque free is a must if you want your teeth to be healthy and don't forget that healthy teeth are the ones that stay in your mouth have you ever heard of a dentist pulling up perfectly healthy tooth? Yeah, I didn't think so! Rather than dealing with tooth decay and all sorts of other serious problems, it's better just to get that gross stuff off your teeth.
So don't risk it just take good care of your teeth it only takes a couple of minutes twice a day to save yourself from a whole lot of bigger problems later on, plus now you have some really effective inexpensive and natural ways to do it.
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