We all know that we should have tartar and plaque free teeth. But toothache and cavities are something that can hit anyone at any time. It could be a result of:
- Bad food choices
- Poor brushing technique
- No flossing
- Lack of dental care
Here are some natural remedies for dental health that you can easily try at home and get rid of the discolouration of teeth, bad breath and toothache.
Natural Teeth Whiteners
Making a paste by mixing orange peels with bay leaves in equal amount and rubbing it across the teeth will clear teeth stains in days.
Strawberry contains an acid that works as a polish. Rubbing the strawberry pulp on your teeth will clean the stains and whiten the teeth.
3. Lemon Juice
Adding a few drops of lemon juice to brush your teeth will clean all the stains on the teeth.
Cleaning your teeth with salt is another effective remedy. It helps get rid of the yellowing of teeth teeth.
Remedies For Bad Breath
Chewing fennel, dill, cardamom, or aniseed can kill the bacteria that grow in your mouth and help mask the odour of bad breath.
2. Cinnamon Stick
Slurp on a cinnamon. It is an antibacterial and is effective in preventing bad breath caused by the bacteria on your tongue.
3. Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)
ACV is best to use for halitosis as it has acidic properties. Drink one tablespoon of diluted ACV before or after each meal or gargle with it.
Chewing on fresh mint leaves is one of the top known remedies for halitosis.
Cavities And Toothache
Lemons contain Vitamin C in abundance which is able to reduce the toothache, therefore, chewing a slice of it with its peel can help lessen the pain.
2. Wheat Grass Juice
Wheat grass juice contains several medicinal properties. Using it helps relieve cavity pain by limiting the growth of bacteria.
3. Garlic and Onion
The antiseptic properties of garlic and onion help relieve toothache. Keep a slice of onion on the painful tooth or application of garlic paste with salt can also be used for toothache.
4. Ice Therapy
Take a small zip-lock bag and put some ice cubes in it. Wrap it with a hand towel and keep it on your jaw, near the painful tooth. It will help relieve the pain.