Be Your Own Dentist! Here Are Tricks To Remove Tartar Buildup At Home

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Many people worldwide suffer from periodontitis, which is a disease caused by the accumulation of tartar on the teeth.

Even though the best solution to remove tartar is to visit your dentists, there are some natural ways which you can use in the comfort of your home to remove tartar in no time.

To do so, you will need:

  • Baking soda
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Toothbrush
  • Cup
  • Dental pick
  • Antiseptic mouth wash

Step 1:

Prepare a mixture with half a teaspoon of salt and one tablespoon of baking soda. Once prepared, soak in your tooth brush with warm water and dip it into the mixture. After that, brush your teeth with it and then spit. Continue the same process for five minutes.

Step 2:

In a cup full with hydrogen peroxide add half a cup of warm water and then rinse your mouth for one minute. Spit the solution and rinse your mouth with half a cup of cold water.

Step 3:

Use a dental pick in order to rub the yellow tartar from your teeth. While doing that, keep in mind not to scrape the gums since it may irritate and damage them.

Step 4:

In the end, use an antiseptic mouth wash to rinse your mouth and repeat this process every second day.

Here are some other advices to help you keep your beautiful smile.

Strawberries and Tomatoes

Both tomatoes and strawberries are an excellent solution for oral health since they are abundant in vitamin C. all you have to do is to rub these fruits directly onto your teeth and allow them to act for five minutes. This way the tartar build-up will soften.

After that, add some baking soda in a cup of water and rinse your mouth. Not only tomatoes and strawberries are abundant in vitamin C, but papaya, oranges, limes, lemons, peppers and berries as well, so you can use them instead.


The consumption of Cheddar or Swiss cheese before meals will help you neutralize the acids that involve plaque creation. Aged cheese has an ingredient that works as a barrier agent.

You can also add the following things into your oral health routine:

  • Floss regularly.
  • Make sure to brush your teeth on a regular basis and make vertical movements. You should pay special attention on the space between gums and teeth.
  • Saliva cleans mouth from bacteria in a natural way, so in order to stimulate its production, consume spicy foods.
  • Use an orange peel to rub your teeth before going to bed because it will help you fight bacteria.

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