Hygiene of your mouth is usually limited to brushing teeth, flossing and chewing gum. People do not usually take the time for going for that biannual appointment with the doctor unless they had a reason to go to it (like an issue with teeth or gums or et cetera). As most people would understand, these general habits do not do much for making your teeth stay healthy at all.
Baking soda and lemon juice
For those who are conscious about their diet, teeth yellowing food items and drinks must be something of common knowledge. But for those who do not know, keep in mind that there are some foods that actually progress the yellowing (like coffee, smoking, alcohol). But lemon juice with its acidic nature, topped with baking soda which is an alkaline, will actually help scrape off the unnecessary yellow paste covering your teeth. You can skimp out on the lemon juice and use baking soda with water if you think it will be too much of a shocker for your teeth.
If you are an invisalign braces Melbourne, might want to check with your doctor whether it is ok for you to use this regime. One of the best methods for doing this is by mixing up a bit of baking soda (several teaspoons will be good), with fresh lemon juice to form a toothpaste like paste with enough consistency for your like. Use this paste as toothpaste and leave it on for around a minute or so before rinsing out. When you are using water instead of lemon juice for the mixture, you can leave it on for 3 minutes or so even as it is not too strong.
The many benefits of coconut oil
The oil pulling method is one of the famous techniques used by cosmetic dentist groups nowadays. It refers to using an oil to rinse your mouth instead of water. Coconut oil has one of the largest collections of benefits (apart from the avocado) and when you use it to rinse your mouth it will get rid of all the bacteria in your mouth that is working on decaying your teeth and gums. Although there is no extensive whitening happening, your gums and teeth will be kept healthy and your teeth decaying will be much lower as well. When you are using the coconut oil, make sure to put the oil in your mouth, swish it around and pull the oil between your teeth.
There is a large amount of home remedies that can be used as an alternative to your toothpaste when it comes to keeping your teeth clean and your gums healthy. Use them on a regular basis and find the one that works for you best.