Trying the get that Colgate smile in your selfies but your teeth look dull and stained? Don’t worry, there’s a simple solution for this. Along with tackling wrinkles and fine lines, stained teeth are also a part and parcel of ageing, so even if you don’t smoke it doesn’t necessarily mean your pearly whites will stay that way for long.
When it comes to your mouth, over time the enamel wears down, teeth turn yellow, crack, and even become shorter. This is all part of the ageing package and while most dental issues require professional help, when it comes to treating stained teeth, there are a few at-home treatments which you can try. Keep in mind though, that unlike office cleaning, which is quick and effective, at-home treatments will take some time, so patience is key. Keep scrolling to find out how you can whiten your teeth at home.
There are no quick-fix solutions when it comes to whitening your teeth at home. Each treatment takes time, so remember; patience is key. If you are looking to brighten your teeth, use a teeth whitening toothpaste, in the morning and night. These products are mostly enriched with titanium dioxide. This ingredient is responsible for removing surface stains and plaque, brighten stained teeth and even help fight gum disease.
There are several at-home teeth whitening devices available in the market which help remove the plaque and stains on the teeth with the use of light therapy. Yes, light therapy is not only useful in treating skin issues but teeth as well. These portable devices use LED light to eliminate stains and whiten your teeth within a week.
Along with your teeth whitening toothpaste, it’s beneficial to use a whitening rinse as well. This product will not only remove plaque and stains but also protect the enamel while giving you fresh, clean breath.
If your teeth are yellowish in colour, it’s wise to stay away from lipsticks that are red or pale pink. These shades will highlight your stained teeth and accentuate the stains. Instead, use lipsticks that have a blue undertone.
Oil pulling has been around in India for decades now and only recently has the world learnt about its benefits. Aside from removing plaque from the enamel, this routine also has other benefits like killing bacteria in the mouth, eliminating cavities, reducing bad breath, and even improving your gums.
Incorporate these tips into your daily routine and you’ll be showing off your pearly whites in no time.
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