So Fresh and So Clean: 3 All-Natural Ways to Get a Fresher, Whiter Smile

Nothing can make you look quite as put together as having a clean, white smile. However, if you’re like the majority of people, as soon as you bite into that garlic burger or drink a cup of black coffee, you can kiss your fresh breath and white teeth goodbye. Luckily, with a few all-natural tips, you can get that smile you’ve been wanting without having to risk the use of any harsh chemicals. Read on to learn more.

  • Oil Pulling

Oil pulling hit the scenes a few years ago as one of the trendiest ways to brighten your teeth. However, although it just became popular on the social scenes in the United States, oil pulling is a tradition that has been around for hundreds of years. So, how does it work? By taking a raw oil such as coconut oil and warming it in your mouth by pushing it between your teeth and across your cheeks, oil pulling is a method that is designed to get rid of harmful toxins in your mouth along with any plaque or tartar on your teeth. The results of oil pulling aren’t just whiter teeth, but they’re also a cleaner mouth overall peppermint Leaves

  • Peppermint Leaves

Peppermint leaves are one of the best, all-natural ways to freshen bad breath. You can turn peppermint leaves into a tea, or you can chew on them on their own. Peppermint oil works to get rid of foul odors in your mouth while leaving your breath smelling minty and fresh in the process.

  • Baking Soda

Try adding a little bit of baking soda to your toothbrush about 3-4 times a week, and you will notice a visibly whiter smile. Baking soda is one of the leading ingredients found in over-the-counter whitening toothpaste which means that you know it will leave you with that bright smile you’ve been wanting.

If you have been looking for a few ways to get a healthier, whiter smile, then consider using the all-natural tips above. To learn more about these and other dental tips or to schedule a cleaning with our office, contact Centennial Dental Center today!