Having great teeth is considered critical in our culture today. Your teeth are one of the first things people notice; They’re a sign of health, hygiene, and confidence.

Teeth become discolored (becomes yellow,  beige or even brown in color) due to the development of stains both the surface of teeth (extrinsic stains) and the deeper in the teeth’s structure (intrinsic stains).

Though there may be numerous products in the market to choose from when it comes to whitening your teeth, the excellent way to whiten your teeth naturally according to your dentist Newport Beach is to brush your teeth after eating or drinking.

Although food does not stain teeth, coffee and cigarettes can discolor the teeth over time due to the thinning of enamel. Stains and discoloration may need to be cleaned fro the teeth every three months, or you can try any of the natural remedies listed here:

Baking Soda and Hydrogen Peroxide. Hydrogen Peroxide is an antibacterial agent and works great as a  mouth and gum cleaner. Use half water and half of hydrogen peroxide and swish around the mouth and rinse for about a minute to keep your breath fresh.

Aside from keeping the mouth free of germs, a small amount of baking soda mixed with hydrogen peroxide can be made into a paste to remove plaque from the teeth.

Coconut oil to clean your teeth. Oil pulling is a traditional Indian folk remedy. Coconut oil is a popular choice as it has a pleasant taste and has many health benefits. It serves as a natural teeth whitener.

Apple cider vinegar. It has been used for centuries and can be applied as a disinfectant and natural cleaning product.

To use as mouthwash,  just dilute it with water and swish it around in your mouth for several minutes and rinse your mouth afterward with plain water.

Fruits and Vegetables are good for your teeth. Strawberries and pineapples are two of the fruits that have been claimed to help whiten your teeth.

Malic acid found in strawberries can remove discoloration on your teeth while Bromelain, an enzyme found in pineapples, is powerful at removing teeth stains.

Teeth discoloration may come naturally with age. It is often a result of plaque build-up. Regular visits to your Newport Beach dentist to have your teeth cleaned and checked for plaque will help your teeth stay clean and white.