There is a simple material that you can use to make your teeth whiter. It is easy and convenient to use at home to get your desired results. It is hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide is a cheap, yet effective material which can help you to remove your teeth stain. You can easily get it at any drugstore.
Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical that can remove stain on your teeth and at the same time whiten them. There are antimicrobial properties in it that are benefit to oral ailments such as bleeding gums, plaque, and gingivitis. Furthermore, it will also remove odor-causing bacteria from your mouth, thus eliminates bad breath.
You can use peroxide for your teeth by using these methods:
Cotton Swab and Hydrogen Peroxide
Materials: cotton swab, 3% hydrogen peroxide solution
Dip the cotton swab in the hydrogen peroxide solution and rub it on your teeth and leave it for a minute. Then rinse your mouth with water. You can do it twice or trice a week.
Baking Soda and Hydrogen Peroxide
Materials: toothbrush, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 3% hydrogen peroxide solution
Add hydrogen peroxide solution to baking soda and mixed it well until you get a paste. Dip your toothbrush in the paste and brush your teeth with it. You can do it twice a week.
Lemon Juice and Hydrogen Peroxide
Materials: lemon juice, 1 teaspoon baking soda, 3% hydrogen peroxide solution
Add a few drops of lemon juice and hydrogen peroxide solution to baking soda and mixed it well until you get a paste. Apply the paste on your teeth and leave it for a minute. Then rinse your mouth with water. You can do it twice a week.
Although hydrogen peroxide is a quick teeth whitener, you should discontinue the usage once it shows results. Continuous usage will harm your teeth. Also, you need to be cautious when using hydrogen peroxide as it may cause some side effects:
- Make sure you don’t ingest hydrogen peroxide as it will cause your oesophagus bleed and gastrointestinal in your stomach.
- Keep it away from your children.
- Don’t use it together with other teeth whitener as it will cause gum irritation and enamel erosion.