Massage These Foods On Your Teeth To Make Them White

How good is your toothpaste? Does it work wonders in making your teeth sparkle? If no, then it time to turn to home remedies. There are a zillion kitchen ingredients you can use to make your teeth white.

For example, grandmothers made it a habit to use charcoal as toothpaste to achieve pearl whites. A constant use of coal on teeth also got rid of dental problems like bleeding and infected gums.


Apart from coal, there are a few more home remedies you can use to massage your teeth and gums with. If you take a look at these inexpensive kitchen elements you will be stunned. All you need to do is massage the juice or the contents of these foods on your teeth, evenly. FYI: Rinse your mouth with warm water after you massaged your gums and teeth.


Strawberries is the best food in the world to make your teeth white. Since the fruit is acidic in nature it acts as a whitening agent for your teeth.

Banana Peels

Banana peels are rich in potassium and magnesium. Both of these properties are good for your teeth and can aid in making them white and sparkly.

Orange Peels

Did you know orange peels have a high amount of D-limonene. This element can help remove any stain from your teeth. All you need to do is massage your teeth and gums with an orange peel twice in the day to see positive results.


Basil or tulsi is one of the other foods you can massage your teeth with. It has well known natural antibiotics which also help to get rid of bad breath. So, chew on tulsi leaves during the day to help your teeth look white.


The best food to massage your teeth with is pineapple. This yellow tangy fruit contains enzymes called bromelain which is a natural teeth stain remover.


Green apples have Malic acid which aids teeth whitening. So, if you want your teeth to get white naturally, bite into green apples instead of red.

Baking Soda

Baking soda is another remedy you can use on your teeth to make them sparkle. Make a paste out of baking powder and water. Massage this paste on your teeth once in a week and get rid of the stains. Rinse your mouth with water when done.

Story first published: Thursday, October 15, 2015, 14:09 [IST]
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