How to Remove Teeth Stains

Ever look in the mirror and wonder how to remove teeth stains? There are many dentists who offer teeth whitening, but those services can cost a pretty penny. There are a few at home remedies you can try before you seek the professionals.

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Removing Teeth Stains With Whitening Strips

What you will need:

  1. Whitening strips kit

There are many products on the market that offer to give you a whiter smile, which seems to be a major want in America today. Many seek cosmetic surgery to feel more confident about themselves. Whitening their teeth also makes people feel more confident about themselves. To help remove your teeth stains at home, with whitening strips, follow these simple steps:

  1. First, begin by doing your research. There are many products on the market and many different types of teeth stains. You will need to pick the whitening strips that will work best for you. Understand that everyone gets teeth stains as they age. Many get them from the foods they eat or from years of smoking.
  2. Next, to prevent further stains try and think about the food and drink that you consume. If they it is known to stain your teeth try and only eat and drink them periodically.
  3. Now that you have chosen a whiting strips kit that fits your needs make sure that you have read all the directions.
  4. Clean your teeth thoroughly before applying the teeth whitening strips.
  5. Apply the whiting strips and allow it to sit for the allotted time. Do not leave the strips on longer than stated in the directions. This will not help speed the whitening process up and can cause more damage to your teeth.
  6. How the strips work: Most whitening strips are very thin and clear. What whitens your teeth is the peroxide-based gel that is applied to the strips and your teeth.
  7. After the allotted time rinse your mouth with water to remove any of the cleaning products that remain.

The key to using the white strips to help whiten your teeth is to prevent more teeth stains as the whitening processes goes on. Once you have begun to use the whitening strips make sure you do not eat or drink the foods and beverages that are known to cause teeth stains. If you really cannot get away from eating and drinking these foods try and only eating and drinking them in moderation.

How to Remove Teeth Stains With Home Remedies

What you will need:

  • Baking soda
  • Toothbrush
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Salt (optional)

Looking for a cheaper solution to whitening your teeth? There have been many who swear by the combination of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide. The baking soda will remove stains on your teeth while the hydrogen peroxide whitens. To help remove teeth stains with baking soda and hydrogen peroxide follow these steps:

  1. To begin the removal of your teeth stains, pour a small amount of baking soda in a small dish. You will need to dip your toothbrush in it so do not put too much in the bowl.
  2. Add a small amount of hydrogen peroxide to the baking soda. Make sure you dampen the baking soda, but do not saturate it.
  3. Next, you can add a pinch of salt. This will help the teeth stain fighting power.
  4. Next, dip your wet toothbrush directly into the baking soda and hydrogen peroxide. Ensure all of the tips of the bristles are covered thoroughly.
  5. Brush your teeth as you normally would. Ensure you have reached all areas of your teeth.
  6. Next, you will rinse your mouth with clean cool water. Ensure you rinse all the remaining baking soda and hydrogen peroxide away.
  7. Finally, you can use hydrogen peroxide as a mouth wash to help remove the teeth stains faster. All you will need to do is dilute the peroxide with a little water. Do not swallow! Hydrogen peroxide is a disinfectant so it can also help with bad breath.
  8. Rinse again with cool water to remove any remains of hydrogen peroxide.

Teeth Stain Fighting Food

With the recent trends of wanting teeth stains removed people are looking for natural ways to remove the coffee and tea stains.

A quick and healthy way to remove the teeth stains is to eat a Macintosh apple each day. The apples natural chemical makeup help to lift the stains off of your teeth. Make sure it is a fresh apple and not one that has been sitting out for more than a week. After you eat the apple you should brush your teeth with an electric toothbrush and fluoride free toothpaste.

If you are not one for apples you can try biting into whole, raw, tomatoes or even strawberries. All three fruits have natural stain fighting powers. Just remember to brush after you eat.