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These Habits Are Making Your Teeth Yellow: Here's What To Do

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When did they get so yellow?

Knowing the distinction between extrinsic and intrinsic staining can be the key to properly correcting yellowing, maintaining a bright white smile, and preventing stains.

As these substances build up on our teeth, their staining properties soak into the enamel, creating discoloration.

Whitening teeth naturally at home can be excellent for extrinsic color change (surface staining) but won’t do anything to change the intrinsic color of the tooth (only professional teeth whitening can change this).

I’ll walk you through step by step how to prevent staining, remove stains at home, as well the harmful natural teeth-whitening methods to avoid, which can damage enamel and dentin.

Brushing too soon could brush your enamel right off.

At the very least, swish some water around your mouth after eating or drinking.

This will help keep the particles from sticking to biofilm on your teeth and stains setting in.

This practice cannot intrinsically whiten or change the color of the dentin, but it is useful for preventing stains in the first place.

Vitamin K2 is especially important for this process because it's what grabs calcium and sticks it straight into the teeth.


Author: @DailyCupofYoga

Source: mindbodygreen.com