First impressions are everything, whether you’re at a job interview, on a date, the first day of school, or any social situation. It’s inevitable that you’re going to leave an impression – good or bad – but that’s up to you. One thing is certain, those who have pearly whites definitely leave a bright impression. Don’t think that laser teeth whitening and cosmetic dentistry are the only solutions on the table – we’ve rounded four natural methods to get you on the right path of that perfect, Hollywood smile.
Apple Cider Vinegar:
Apple Cider Vinegar is a good starting platform, but it’s not the impatient of heart, as you’ll need to consistently use it for upwards of a month in order to see shiny results. In your daily routine be sure to brush your teeth with Apple Cider Vinegar and afterwards brush with normal toothpaste. About a month later and the result is naturally brighter whiter teeth and all for $5. Hey-o!
Baking Soda Brush:
Got baking soda and lemon juice? Perfect. Mix half a teaspoon of baking soda, water, and lemon juice until it forms into a paste. Brush up to two minutes morning and night as this acts as your toothpaste replacement. For the next week, rinse thoroughly and repeat every other day. As baking soda can become abrasive over time, ensure that after your first week of usage to cut back even more.
Pulling Activated Charcoal:
Charcoal beauty remedies have hit the ground running in recent months, and it’s no surprise as charcoal is highly absorbent and collects tannins, the cause of teeth stains. Rinse your toothbrush with running water, dip it into the charcoal mix, and begin to brush your teeth as normal. Once you finish brushing, thoroughly rinse out your mouth and viola! You should instantly see whiter teeth.
Brush After Meals or Dark Drinks:
This tip should come as no surprise, you don’t need to spend tons on a laser teeth whitening treatment when all you need to do is brush more often. After you eat or drink, the remnants remain on your teeth, causing damage. Therefore you should always keep a toothbrush and toothpaste handy. Consistently brushing your teeth will only help to make them shine brighter.