Even if you brush and floss religiously, and head to the dentist twice a year—you may find that your teeth are slowly beginning to yellow. Between your love of coffee, wine, and tea your teeth may not be as white and bright as they use to be. Here are 3 easy ways to brighten your teeth.
One of the fastest ways to make your teeth look whiter, is by wearing red lipstick. While this won’t actually lessen the discoloration, it will provide contrast that will make your teeth look brighter when you smile.
Next up, head to the dentist to have your teeth professionally whitened. This will cost a couple of hundred dollars, but is the most effective method of tooth whitening. You can also purchase over-the-counter whitening strips, some of which rival professional whitening—aka. the ones that cost a bit more.
There a several natural methods of whitening. Test one of these methods at a time, as a chemical-free alternative to whitening your teeth.
- Brushing with baking soda and hydrogen peroxide once week
- Rubbing your teeth with strawberries
- Oil pulling
- Activated charcoal
- Apple cider vinegar
There is nothing you can do to brighten your teeth overnight, but with consistency you can achieve a whiter and brighter smile.