We have heard from time to time various ideas to whiten our teeth in a natural way, but also to take care of their health. And because some of these suggestions may do more harm than good, time to dispel some myths.
Brushing and flossing: THE (absolute) truth
There is no safer and more secure way to have clean teeth than regular brushing and flossing.. Toothpaste & brush gently clean surface dirt from teeth, while the floss comes in and cleans of bacteria in the food debris that destroys our teeth.
The oil method: Myth
Old technique that said that if we have for 10-20 fine olive oil, sesame oil or coconut oil in our mouth, the bacteria will stick to it. And, no, this is not true.
Baking soda: Truth, but not as we think
We should not brush our teeth with a paste that we have made and it has baking soda. Some toothpastes already contain similar substances, and we can prefer them. The effect of baking soda on the teeth is small, but not completely negligible.
Apples, pineapple and strawberries: Great myth
Apple contains an acid that strengthens our saliva, to better clean the teeth. It does not work, Nevertheless, It makes sense to eat a fruit to whiten our teeth. Substances are different, plain, and another in food. Therefore, we enjoy these fruits because they are delicious and healthy, and then we brush our teeth normally.
Apple cider vinegar: Here we will say “aman now with apples”
No, gargling with apple cider vinegar does not help at all. Keep it for the salad.
Turmeric: Myth, but very nice spice
There are dozens of reasons to use turmeric in our food, because it has antioxidant action but also a very interesting taste. Using it in toothpastes to fix our teeth, Nevertheless, is not based on any proven theory.
End, The biggest truth about tooth staining is that we should not overdo it with coffee, wine or tea, and obviously quit smoking. Coffee and smoking are among the most common causes of staining our teeth., after all.