Have you ever missed to brush your teeth for a day or two, and noticed a hard, yellowish substance on them? This substance is due to an immense build up of plaque and is also known as tartar.
If you don’t take care of your teeth the amount of tartar will increase over the time. This can lead to a variety of dental problems and conditions such as gingivitis, and in extreme cases periodontitis.
The easiest way to remove tartar is visiting your dentist which will cost you time and money. Therefore, we are offering you this effective and natural way to remove tartar at home.
To remove tartar buildup you will need:
- Baking soda
- Hydrogen peroxide
- Antiseptic mouth wash
- Dental pick
Hydrogen peroxide is very commonly used for whitening the teeth, get rid of plaque and to treat gingivitis and periodontitis.
Baking soda is one of the most effective and the most popular tools for removing plaque.
Mix one ½ teaspoon of salt and a tablespoon of baking soda into a cup. Wet the toothbrush with lukewarm water and dip it into the mixture. Scrub your teeth with it and spit. Repeat the same process for five minutes.
Mix a full cup of hydrogen peroxide with ½ cup of lukewarm water and rinse your mouth for one minute. After you finish spit and rinse with ½ cup of cool water.
Rub the yellow tartar from your teeth with a dental pick. Be careful not to scrape the gums because it may irritate and damage them.
Rinse mouth with an antiseptic mouth wash and repeat every second day.
Also here are some other things that you can add into your oral health routine:
- Brush your teeth regularly with a soft brush and make vertical movements. Pay attention on the space between the gums and the teeth.
- Floss regularly.
- The consumption of spicy food stimulates salivary glands. Therefore, the consumption of spicy foods is a great way to ensure that you have the necessary amount of salivation, which is very important for the health of your teeth.