How to Get Rid of Yellow Teeth

Learning how to whiten teeth naturally will not only help you save money and get rid of yellow teeth, but it is the best way to whiten teeth. Tooth discoloration is caused by a number of factors from age to poor dental hygiene, antibiotics and infection. The best teeth whitening products are those that counter act these things naturally and simply. Sometimes it’s as simple as eating an apple or adding a little baking soda to your toothpaste every few days.

Remember, prevention in many cases is key to avoiding yellow teeth. If your teeth are caused by tobacco or food and drink related issues avoidance is best. Stop smoking and avoid drinking soda, excessive amounts of tea and red wines.

How are the symptoms of Yellow Teeth?

  • Worn away enamel
  • Streaks in the coloration of the teeth
  • Spots on the teeth
  • Pits in the teeth
  • Foul smell or bad breath

How can I prevent Yellow Teeth?

  • Reduce exposure to drinks that could discolor by drinking with a straw.
  • Drink one or two cups of tea to get the benefits from it but don’t have more than three.
  • Brush teeth gently to avoid striping the enamel.
  • Don’t smoke.
  • Avoid red wines.
  • Replace your toothbrush regularly.
  • Floss daily
  • Eat foods high in fiber.

How do I whiten Yellow Teeth?

  • Add a little baking soda to your toothpaste and brush with it twice a week, then rinse with warm water.
  • Make a mouth wash of baking soda, hydrogen peroxide and water. Rinse with this two or three times a day.
  • Let vitamin C and calcium give your teeth a boost. Rub a citrus peel over your teeth each night before you sleep.
  • Make strawberry toothpaste. Pulp up a few strawberries and rub gently on your teeth (you can add a little baking soda but be sparing, baking soda can strip enamel from teeth). Do this twice a day for a few weeks. The vitamin C in the strawberries and the gritty seeds will help to reduce stains.
  • Gargle and rinse with hydrogen peroxide – be careful not to swallow.
  • Rub salt and lemon juice over your teeth vigorously, leave for a few minutes then rinse with water. Be gentle! Salt can damage your gums if you are too rough. Vigorous means fast but not rough.
  • Make a mix of holy basil and mustard oil. Use it to clean your teeth to help whiten and protect against dental diseases like gingivitis.
  • Eat an apple! They will naturally polish your teeth and help to dissolve away stains.
  • Add a little charcoal to your tooth paste. Just make sure it’s a charcoal that is safe to eat.
  • Neem oil helps to prevent bad breath, cavities, and removes stains. Mix with your tooth paste for best results.
  • Swish a tablespoon of coconut oil. The lauric acid helps to fight off the bacteria that cause teeth yellowing.
  • Have some cheese after you eat. It helps to re-harden enamel.
  • Milk products are rich in calcium and phosphorus which help to re-harden enamel.
  • Have a piece of sugar free gum. It’s made with Xylitol which helps whiten teeth.
  • Gargle some apple cider vinegar. It will help kill off the bacteria that cause tooth discoloration.
  • Have some chocolate! Dark chocolate contains theobromine which helps to harden and whiten teeth.
  • Make a toothpaste with a little aloe vera, a pinch of baking soda and some vegetable glycerin.
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