Want to aim higher on self care? Go for whiter teeth OR..

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Not all teeth are naturally white. If you are satisfied with your teeth go for a happier smile, more dazzling lingerie or anything else that is usually kept inside. BUT if you want whiter, brighter teeth, then here are a few ideas that may help you.

Let’s see teeth for what they are

While it is commonly thought that yellowish teeth are a sign of poor oral hygiene or health it is a fact that not all teeth are white. The outer layer of the tooth we see is enamel. Enamel is naturally white but under it is a yellowish dentin layer. Depending on the thickness of the outer enamel layer, you can see through it and make out the underlying yellowish layer. So when teeth are clean such that there is no stain on the surface, for most people, you can still see the yellow that is inside the tooth. A yellow outlook may actually be normal for you.

Why we are not getting whiter teeth over time..

Habit is what spoils our teeth and habit is what can get us whiter teeth
The small things we do will leave a lasting impression on our teeth

You get you treat your natural set of teeth obviously counts. The most effective way to take care or our teeth is an oral hygiene routine and some extras. The way we spoil them is also habit. It is in the small things we do everyday that we leave a lasting impression on our teeth. Drinking coffee, tea, wine, and dark-colored sodas; eating candy, sweet treats, citrus, and tomatoes; chewing tobacco and smoking and other consumption habits stain the teeth or expose the inner yellowish layer. Do not allow plaque to accumulate or your teeth to decay. That’s why we brush, right! Turns out the way we brush the teeth can also be detrimental.

On that note, too much of anything is..

Do not brush you teeth too vigorously. Try also to use a softer tooth brush. You may have heard of hacks to achieve whiter teeth by using items readily available at home; baking soda and lemon juice. Baking soda is abrasive and owing to its acidic nature lemon juice is corrosive. These two agents will surely wipe the stains but they will damage enamel in the process. 🙁 As far as extra cleaning is concerned click here are a few other tips

Achieving whiter teeth for a brighter smile

The most important fact about tooth care is that you have to bring in a professional once in a while. Your dentist is the first place you should go for advice. One method of getting a brighter smile is covering up with porcelain veneers. These little covers will reshape your teeth and make them look like they’re perfectly straight and white. You can also shop for teeth whitening products. The selection below should get you started.


5 thoughts on “Want to aim higher on self care? Go for whiter teeth OR..

  1. Alison Crathers says:

    This wonderful and very well written article reminded
    me of when I had big problems with teeth, cavities and pain, yellow and ugly teeth, then I found a simple way to rebuild my teeth and gums and
    get rid of tooth decay. (maybe it will help someone): https://bit.ly/2ZV061N
    Thanks! Keep doing a great job!

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