Your smile is the first thing people notice about you. It’s important that you keep your smile bright and white. The good news is that you can whiten your teeth at home in a few simple ways.

From this point on, you should never feel the need to hide your smile. Here are some simple tips and tricks that you can integrate into your daily routine at a low cost.


Do teeth cleaning every 6 months. 

To maintain a healthy white smile, it is important you make a habit of visiting your dentist every 6 months for a dental cleaning. By regularly removing stains, this routine will help you maintain whiter teeth for a beautiful smile.


Choose red lipstick

How goes red lipstick get you white teeth? It’s a simple and easy trick. Lipstick draws attention to the teeth, so it’s important to choose the right color such as dark reds and pinks. They make your teeth appear whiter indirectly. Another tip is to not wear any faint or light-colored lipstick as it does not reflect the whiteness of the teeth.


Eat strawberries

There are a lot of foods and drinks that stain your teeth yellow, so we advised you to stay away from those. But thankfully, there are some foods that help to whiten teeth such as strawberries. Strawberries contain malic acid which removes stains from the surface of your teeth and keeps them white and beautiful.


Clean and brush your teeth regularly

To help yourself during your whitening treatments, it is important that you brush your teeth at least twice a day. This will also maintain healthy teeth and gums. Flossing is often neglected. It does not help in your whitening process, but it does remove any remains of food that may have gotten stuck in your teeth which can cause cavities and long-term discoloration.


Stay away from colored drinks

If you want to guarantee whiter results, you must stay away from colored drinks that may stain your teeth such as tea, coffee, or any carbonated drinks. We also advise you to clean your teeth before and after eating and drinking colored foods or drinks.


Eat foods that clean your teeth naturally

When you’re having lunch or dinner outside and you are not able to clean your teeth after eating or drinking, here’s what you can do: Order light meals that are made of vegetables or fruits such as apples, carrots, and celery. These foods clean your teeth in a natural way, and they help produce a large amount of saliva that will help you whiten your teeth naturally.


Use clear mouthwash

Did you know that blue or green mouthwash can affect the color of your teeth? To avoid that, choose a colorless mouthwash that will maintain the whiteness of your teeth and one that is SFDA approved.

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