Teeth whitening is a very expensive procedure when you get it done from a dentist. There are toothpaste and products also available in the store, but they are not completely natural and also provide temporary results. Here home made teeth whitening products come to rescue. These also provide temporary results, but with regular use it while give provide long lasting natural whiteness to your teeth. It does not have side effects on your teeth and are also light on the pocket.
This recipe uses turmeric, lemon and coconut oil. Turmeric has anti inflammatory, anti septic and anti biotic properties that help cure dental problems like gingivitis, pyrrhoea and tooth ache. Lemon helps to remove stain and plaque from the teeth. As lemon is a natural lightener, it also helps to whiten the teeth. Coconut is also helpful to whiten teeth and keep good oral health. It treats bad breath, sensitivity and aching of tooth. It also keeps the gum healthy.
Turmeric powder – 2 tbsp
Lemon juice – 1/2 tbsp
Cococnut oil – 1 tbsp
Method To Prepare:
Mix well organic turmeric, extra virgin coconut oil and fresh lemon juice in a glass or ceramic bowl. If you want to make more quantity use the ingredients in the same proprotion. now you will have a thick paste. This is the teeth whitening paste. Store in a glass jar this will bw good for a few days.
Method To Use:
Take a small quantity on a soft bristle tooth brush and brush on your tooth gently. Do this for 5 minutes and then rinse your mouth with water thoroughly. The paste may taste odd in the beginning, but you will get used to it with time. Brush your teeth daily with this paste. After a couple of weeks reduce the frequency to two to three times a week.
Turmeric will stain the brush, so keep a separate tooth brush for teeth whitening. Also your mouth may stain with it. In this case, just apply milk on the stain, keep for two minutes and then wash off with water. Also remember to maintain oral health and brush your teeth twice a day.