Natural Remedies to Improve Teeth's Color at Home

As well as bleaching procedure provided by dentist, there are some natural whitening ways which you can apply to restore whiteness to your teeth. With a bit a patience, these remedies will not hurt you but gradually improve your teeth’ color.

The following remedies will focus on naturally whitening teeth that have already lost some white enamel and then strengthen enamel to keep it from breaking down. It is good to keep in mind that prevention is better than cure.

1. Baking Soda and Lemon Juice Paste

Mix several teaspoons of baking soda (Sodium Bicarbonate) with fresh lemon juice or water to make a paste. This mixture will gently scrub away surface stains to return teeth to a whiter shade.

Using tissue to wipe extra saliva off your teeth and then applying a good amount of paste on your teeth by using toothbrush. Leave it there for one minute (if mixture using lemon juice) or three minutes (if using water) and then rinse it. Do not let the paste with lemon juice on teeth in a long time to avoid the acid affecting enamel.

Baking Soda and Lemon Juice Paste

2. Strawberry, Salt and Baking Soda Scrub

Pulping 1-3 large strawberries with a pinch of sea salt and then adding half of teaspoon of baking soda; wiping saliva off your teeth and then applying this mixture on your teeth by using toothbrush. Leave it there for five minutes and then rinse.

A strawberry has the high Vitamin C which can break down plaque and malic acid enzyme which helps to remove stains.


Mixture of Strawberries, Salt and Baking Soda

3. Coconut Oil

Before brushing your teeth, empty a spoon of coconut oil into your mouth and swish for 10-15 minutes. And then spit it the solution out, rinse your mouth with water and brush your teeth.

The lauric acid in coconut oil can get rid of bacteria found in plaque that can make your teeth yellow. It is also able to promote gum health and help keeping your breath fresh.


Coconut Oil

These remedies cannot whiten your teeth as instant as the commercial products. However, no matter which solution you will choose for your teeth, please try to avoid dark drinks such as coke and coffee because they can stain your teeth.