Tartar is in fact mineral deposit on your teeth and if it is left untreated, it will cause periodontitis.
Going to the dentist is the best way to remove tartar, but you can also remove it at home. In order to do that, you will need some natural ingredients which are easily found.
- Hydrogen peroxide
- Baking soda
- Antiseptic mouth wash
- Dental pick
You have probably already heard that the best and most effective solution for removing plaque is baking soda.
First of all, prepare a mixture of one tablespoon of baking soda and half a teaspoon of salt. Once prepared, wet your toothbrush with warm water and dip it into the mixture. Scrub your teeth with it and spit. Continue the same process for five minutes.
Make a combination of half a cup of warm water and one full cup of hydrogen peroxide and rinse your mouth for one minute with this solution. After that, spit it and rinse your mouth with half a cup of cool water.
Rub the yellow tartar from teeth with a dental pick. Be careful not to scrape the gums because it may irritate and damage them.
Use an antiseptci mouth wash to rinse your mouth and repeat it every second day.
Here are some other advices to help you keep your beautiful smile.
Strawberries and Tomatoes
Maybe this will sound unbelievable to you, but tomatoes and strawberries are a great solution for oral health since they are rich in vitamin C. all you have to do is to rub these fruits directly onto your teeth and let it sit for 5 minutes. In this way, the tartar build- up will soften.
After that, rinse your mouth with baking soda mixed with warm water. You can also use the same procedure with some other foods that contain vitamin C such as lime, papaya, oranges, berries, lemons and bell peppers.
In order to neutralize the acids that involve plaque creation, you should consume Swiss or Cheddar cheese before meals. An ingredient in aged cheese works as a barrier agent.
Moreover, there are other things that you can add into your oral health routine:
- You should brush your teeth on a regular basis using a soft brush and make vertical movements. You need to pay more attention on the space between gums and teeth.
- Floss regularly.
- Make sure to consume more spicu foods since they stimulate salivary glands, and we all know that saliva cleans mouth in natural way.
- In order to fight bacteria, you can use an orange peel to rub it on the teeth before going to bed and do not rinse your mouth.