How to get rid of yellow teeth?

Is there anything you can do at home?

Yellow teeth are a common occurrence for people as they get older or if they have a poor diet. As you age, the enamelHard calcified tissue covering dentin of the crown of tooth. of your teeth discolours as it becomes worn and this creates the yellow appearance. This is entirely natural. However, the discolouration can also occur because of plaqueA soft sticky substance that accumulates on teeth composed largely of bacteria and bacterial derivatives. building up and a poor dental hygiene routine or diet. High amounts of sugary foods and drinks as well as habits like smoking increase the chances of your teeth becoming yellow.

In terms of home remedies, there are a few ways to get rid of yellow teeth. Brushing regularly and at least twice a day is the best way, as it will remove plaque and prevent further discolouration. Additionally, changing your diet to remove foods and drinks that may stain the teeth is a good option. This includes items that contain tannins such as coffee, wine, or dark coloured drinks. You may also want to consider drinking more water as this will wash away food and drink particles that are lodged in your teeth and ensure bacteria does not lead to plaque.

From a cosmetic perspective, there are teeth whitening options available as well. Refrain from buying any at-home kits online or from a shop, and instead visit a dental professional so that they can properly recommend a tried and trusted tooth whitening kit to return the enamel to its natural white. The treatment can be done through bleachingA cosmetic dental procedure that whitens the teeth using a bleaching solution. or possibly through lasers. 

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