Imagine talking, smiling, laughing in front of hundreds of people. Like your friends, family, partners, boss maybe and they can see your yellow teeth! That’s embarrassing right?
You can opt for teeth whitening with your dentist, but this treatment is quite expensive.
You can find tools for bleaching teeth at your local pharmacy, but they are quite expensive and can have numerous side effects.
Luckily, there is a natural way that is cheap and completely painless.
Your best friend will be a simple mixture of coconut oil and baking soda. With only 2 minutes a day you will have a beautiful smile.
Why coconut oil?
Coconut oil is extremely effective in regulating hormones, improving digestion and blood sugar levels to burning fat, improving Alzheimer’s disease and even preventing cancer.
There have been at least 1,500 studies supporting the health benefits of coconut oil.
When it comes to dental hygiene coconut oil offers antibacterial properties against bacteria responsible for tooth decay.
Coconut oil is highly effective against the growth of most strains of Streptococcus bacteria, including Streptococcus mutans, which is an acid-producing bacterium and is a major cause of tooth decay.
Why baking soda?
The myth that baking soda is too abrasive to be used for cleaning the teeth is not true but just the opposite. Baking soda is one of the least abrasive things that you can use.
It increases the pH of your saliva-hurting, cavity-causing bacteria and activate the good bacteria that can take their place. It also does a great job of removing stains for a whiter and brighter teeth.
How to whiten your teeth
Make a paste with the following ingredients
- 8 tsp baking soda
- 8 tsp extra virgin, cold pressed coconut oil
Mix well until you get a homogeneous mixture. Apply the resulting mixture on your toothbrush and brush gently 2 minutes.
Rinse and smile!
You can use this mixture as your regular toothpaste, just add a drop of peppermint oil to give it a fresh minty taste.
source : thehealthylifestyle365.com