Tartar is a yellowish – brown calcified material formed on the surface of teeth. The accumulation of tartar determines the inflammation of the gum tissue. The medical term for this condition is gingivitis and the most common symptoms are inflammation and bleeding. Gingivitis can be reversed with good oral care, but if not controlled, and in absence of treatment can progress to periodontitis. It is an inflammation of the tissue around the teeth, often causing shrinkage of the gums and loosening of the teeth, and can ultimately lead to tooth loss. The only way to avoid this unattractive teeth it is to brush your teeth after every meal which we all know is almost impossible.
Most of you probably visit the dentist in order to address this issue. However, many people can’t afford dental care because of the high prices. Luckily, there are many homemade recipes, prepared with natural ingredients that can be used in order to take care of your teeth.
Just keep in mind this is more a preventative measure and will not eliminate tartar as fast as your dentist will once you have a build-up.
Here is the method to help you maintain your lovely smile:
- Home Remedy 1
– 60 grams of flour nutshell
– Half a liter of water
Take a container, preferably an aluminum one, and put the water and the flour nutshell in it. Let the ingredients boil at low heat until they reach the boiling point and ten minutes afterwards. You will get a slurry mixture similar to toothpaste. Use this mixture for brushing your teeth twice a month. Brush your teeth with this paste for about five minutes.
- Home Remedy 2
- 2 tablespoons sunflower seed.
- 2 tablespoons of lime juice.
- 1/2 liter of water.
In a container preferably aluminum, our ingredients Simmer over low heat for 1 hour, the result of this mixture use it to brush our teeth for 5 minutes 2 times a month. This will keep our teeth free of plaque and tartar.
Our oral hygiene is very important, because it is our letter to smile and talk. The accumulation of tartar and plaque causes bad breath, apart from how ugly it looks damaged teeth black, yellow and / or.
- Never miss a day to brush your teeth; ideally you should brush after each meal or at least twice a day.
- Spend at least 2 minutes brushing.
- Always choose milder toothpaste, as most conventional types contain harsh chemicals that hamper your oral pH.
- Floss every night before bedtime to remove food residues that remains stuck between teeth.
- Use a mouthwash regularly. The natural varieties which you can make at home, such as thyme and mint infusion, are the best ones. You can also mix sea water and regular water in a ratio 1:2.
- For plaque deposits that won’t come off, visit a dentist, but don’t do the plaque-removing procedure too often as it can damage your tooth