Have your pearly whites turned yellow from stains? Get your bright white smile back by removing stubborn stains off of your teeth. Teeth are stained by many different substances including food, tobacco and prescription drugs. Remove stains and keep them clean by changing your daily habits.
USE BAKING SODA - Brush your teeth thoroughly with baking soda. If possible use a sonic or electric toothbrush for best results. Mix the baking soda with water to make it easier for you to give your teeth and good brushing. You do not need to brush hard, just make sure that you have thoroughly gone over every area of the teeth, top, bottom and all sides. Ask your dentist to tell you what areas you have been missing or that need additional attention.
RINSE - Mix 2/3 water with 1/3 hydrogen peroxide 3% that you can find at your local drug store. Mix them in a glass container. Use the mixture to rinse your mouth out daily. Not only will the hydrogen peroxide remove and prevent stains but it will also keep your mouth free of germs.
SEE A DENTIST - See a dentist at least every six months to have your teeth cleaned and examined. Some people that have trouble with plaque build up may need to see a dentist more often. Knowing how to turn yellow teeth white will help you have a brighter smile.
AVOID CERTAIN FOODS - Avoid foods that stain teeth. Foods that stain teeth yellow have heavy coloring in them either naturally or artificially. Foods such as coffee, tea, mustard, turmeric, purple grape juice, red wine, blueberries and blackberries have natural coloring that can stain teeth. Many of these foods are very healthy for you and should be consumed. Just be sure that you brush your teeth thoroughly after eating or drinking these foods.
QUIT SMOKING - Stop smoking immediately if you still do it. Smoking not only stains your teeth yellow but it is also very dangerous to your health. Smokers teeth are the most stained teeth that you will see. Smokers need to use a special toothpaste just for smokers if they choose to continue to smoke. Use this special toothpaste in addition to the methods above. Quitting is the best idea.
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