The food and drink we consume linger in our mouths, resulting in the proteins of the leftovers interacting with bacteria and forming a sticky film.
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They call it dental plaque, or tartar, and no matter how careful you are about your dental hygiene, it covers your teeth and gums anyway. Unfortunately, the tartar is not merely an aesthetic problem: It damages teeth and causes cavities.
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In order to prevent these, it is recommended to visit your dentist and remove the tartar regularly. A long line to the dentist? No worries! Here are the 7 best home remedies for dealing with tartar.
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1. Baking soda
Baking soda works miracles, and it cleanses your teeth perfectly well too. Apply it to your toothbrush and use it as a paste to get rid of tartar. However, you should be careful with it: Soda may scratch the tooth enamel and the gums.
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2. Baking soda and aloe vera
Make a mixture of baking soda and aloe vera and brush your teeth with it.
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3. Orange peel
Rubbing orange peel onto your teeth and gums will fight the stubborn tartar.
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4. Sesame seeds
A great way to deal with tartar is chewing raw sesame seeds.
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5. Carrots and celery
Chewing carrots and celery will help eliminate the problem thanks to the texture of these veggies.
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6. Coconut oil
Coconut oil is a great remedy, as the oil contains lauric acid that has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial functions.
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Both guava fruit and leaves are amazing anti-plaque agents. They also have anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties and help reduce swelling and pain in the gums.
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In order to prevent oral diseases, the dental plaque should be dealt with on a regular basis. Do not let the bacteria in your mouth breed and feed off the food and drink leftovers. These 8 natural and effective remedies may be a powerful weapon against dangerous tartar.
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