Oral health is vital for overall well-being. The most common of teeth problems arise with plaque buildup on the teeth enamel. Plaque left untreated overtime turns into calculus, which is a hard yellowing layer or coating over the tooth enamel, usually seen behind the tooth. This is the old plaque mixed with accumulated bacteria in the mouth. Tartar is a yellowish brown calcium formed surface that develops on your teeth along with time.This calculus or tartar can be removed when you visit the dentist.

Tartar not only fades away your smile and makes it look bad but also the bacteria in it damages your tooth enamel which then results into cavities. There are quite a few remedies to remove tartar from your teeth but here in this article we will tell you the best and the most of effective ones in which you can make your teeth totally white without paying a visit to your dentist.


Coconut Oil and Turmeric Powder:

Take 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder and combine it with 1 teaspoon of coconut oil and make a homogeneous mixture. Apply this all over your teeth with the help of a tooth brush. Leave this mixture on the teeth for about 5 minutes and wash your mouth well. This remedy will make your teeth sparkling white without paying those heavy bills to the dentist  for teeth whitening. This remedy is also great for people who have sensitive teeth.

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Baking soda and salt:

Put equal amounts of baking soda and salt and mix it with your tooth paste or tooth cleaning powder. Now brush your teeth thoroughly for about 5 minutes with it. The results will be astonishing !

Tomatoes or strawberries:

In case the tartar build up is too strong, rub your teeth with fresh tomatoes or strawberry before and let it sit for 5 mins. This will help soften the plaque or tartar layer. These fruits are rich with vitamin C and are excellent for oral health and hygiene. After applying any of these to your teeth directly repeat the above mentioned procedure of brushing your teeth with baking soda and salt. This will remove all the plaque, leaving your teeth pearl white.

Orange peels:

This is the simplest teeth whitening home remedy. Simply, rub your teeth with an orange peel directly. This will fight the tartar on the enamel by breaking down the bacteria. The bitter taste may be uncomfortable, but the results will be worth it!


Although an uncomfortable treatment, this one will surely whiten your teeth. Make a solution by mixing two tablespoons of vinegar with one teaspoon of salt, and four ounces of lukewarm water. Gargle with this solution 2-3 times a day for effective results.


Everyone knows about cloves aiding in tooth pain, then why not use it for teeth whitening as well? Get some grinded cloves and mix it with water to make a paste. Apply it on the stained teeth and leave it on for a few minutes. Rinse thoroughly afterwards. Repeat this twice a day for effective results on the teeth.


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