order to understand how to whiten your teeth naturally
using bananas, strawberries, and baking soda you need to
understand a bit of history with the key ingredients and how they
work to give you the desired results. Not only do they
possess positive effects they can also have negative
effects as well. Understanding the whole story is
essential to your beneficial results that you want in
whitening your teeth naturally.
can spend a lot of money needlessly on teeth whitening
products and dentist office trips for professional teeth
cleanings and whitening.
fruits, including tomatoes, which is technically a fruit
as well, naturally contain malic acid. Bananas contain
one quarter to half of one percent malic acid in weight
per volume. Citric
acid is found in citrus fruits, such as
oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruits, but not in
bananas. Strawberries have citric acid as well as malic
acid can and does erode the enamel of your teeth.
Drinking too much orange juice over time can provide
your body with much need vitamin C, but at the same time
it can wreak havoc on your teeth’s enamel. So, what
can be good, too much can be bad for your teeth.
In using the methods below, keep in mind that regular
brushing with toothpaste is still recommended and to use
a fluoride based mouthwash. Flossing your teeth as well
is a great way to maintain the health and wellness of
your teeth. Periodic visits to your local dentist is
also recommended. They can give you the best assessment
of your teeth and how well you are taking care of your
There is a distinct difference in the cleaning of your
teeth and the whitening process. Don't confuse the two,
you still will need periodic teeth cleanings from your
Whitening Teeth with Banana
Okay, to use the banana
peels application to whiten teeth is one that involves
selecting a ripe banana, one that has become slightly
spotted, one like this image shown is ideal. Remove the
banana and rub the inner side of the peel on your teeth.
mash the peel on all your teeth to leave some residue on
your teeth. Allow this sticky substance to remain on
your teeth for a few minutes (2-4 minutes). Then use a
paper towel to remove the sticky banana peel residue by
pinching it off using the paper towel. This will help to rub the
teeth and remove the sticky stuff. Then, use a baking
soda paste with water to brush your teeth. rinse with
mouthwash and you're done. Do this banana peel process
twice a month.
Whitening Teeth with Strawberries
whiten your teeth? Yes, but you do need to understand
how and why not to overdo it. Malic acid in strawberries
can whiten your teeth,
but the negative effect of malic acid is that this acid
will deteriorate the enamel of your teeth and you cannot
regain lost enamel.
How do you use
strawberries to remove stains and gain whiter teeth?
Mash strawberries in a bowl
and add a pinch of baking soda to the mix. Apply the
strawberry baking soda mix to your toothbrush and brush
your teeth for several minutes to buff away stains.
Rinse with water right afterwards and follow with a
neutral mouthwash. Repeat the process once every month to keep your smile bright.
Whitening Teeth with Baking Soda
Toothpaste has fluoride and other ingredients that are
arguably not ideal contents to apply to your teeth.
While some ingredients are helpful to getting your teeth
clean there are other contents that do nothing to help
protect your enamel.
Baking soda is an abrasive agent that is necessary in
removing tough stains and residue left on your teeth from
the food that you eat. While it is an abrasive it does
not contain a whole host of other ingredients that your
teeth don't need. Use baking soda in a paste mixed with
a strawberry whenever possible or a stand alone paste
mixed with water as a final process of
cleaning your teeth and then rinse with a mouthwash. The
mouthwash should be one that has enamel protecting
agents to assure a long life to your teeth's finish.