Bicarbonate for teeth

How To Whiten Teeth With Baking Soda

Max. D Gray
By Max. D Gray. Updated: January 16, 2017
How To Whiten Teeth With Baking Soda

Sodium bicarbonate which is found in baking powder is a natural product that, in addition to numerous positive effects on the body, has become the best natural remedy to obtain whiter and shinier teeth. In fact, many commercial toothpastes contain it to ensure good mouth care, so why not use it at home to have a more radiant smile? In the following OneHowTo article we show how to whiten teeth with baking powder and different ways to use it to help you eliminate those unsightly yellow stains. Pay attention!

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Steps to follow:


Baking powder and water

This is the most used method to whiten teeth with baking soda. Just mix a tablespoon of baking soda with cold water and stir to make a smooth paste. When ready, dip your toothbrush in it and brush your teeth gently for two minutes. Then rinse your mouth and brush your teeth as you normally do. Gradually, your teeth will begin to be whiter and you will have a beautiful smile.

How To Whiten Teeth With Baking Soda - Step 1

Baking powder and lemon

Lemon is also a potent natural clarifier and ideal for reducing plaque and to have a nice fresh breath. If you want to try this method to whiten teeth with baking powder and lemon, you just need to mix the juice of half a lemon with a tablespoon of baking powder. Brush your teeth with this mixture and quickly get good results, noting how the yellow stains disappear from the tooth enamel.

How To Whiten Teeth With Baking Soda - Step 2

Baking powder and strawberry

Strawberries contain malic acid, a natural enzyme which proves ideal for maintaining a healthy tooth colour. Therefore, a natural remedy effective for whitening teeth is the mixture of baking powder and strawberry. You just have to mash a strawberry, strain it to remove the seeds and then mix it with a spoonful of baking powder. Moisten your toothbrush with the paste and clean your teeth with it for at least two minutes. Rinse the mouth and end by performing a normal brushing of your teeth.

For more natural teeth whitening recipes check our article how to naturally whiten your teeth.

How To Whiten Teeth With Baking Soda - Step 3

We recommend not washing your teeth with baking powder regularly but do so at most twice a week, it also has an abrasive action and is applied in excess it can damage tooth enamel and be harmful to your oral health.


Apart from Baking soda, if you want whiter teeth we recommend you read our article on how to whiten your teeth with activated charcoal for an effective stain-remover!

Plus, if you want to learn more on baking soda, take a look at the best uses of baking soda in our daily life!

This article is merely informative, oneHOWTO does not have the authority to prescribe any medical treatments or create a diagnosis. We invite you to visit your doctor if you have any type of condition or pain.

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