Periodontitis or gum disease is an inflammation of the tissue around the teeth, that causes shrinkage of the gums and loosening of the teeth. One of the main causes of this oral disease is tartar buildup on the teeth. Dental tartar are mineral deposits on the teeth. Medical experts explain that in order to prevent further complications, you need to remove the tartar buildup.

One of the options is to visit a dentist, but there is a natural way that is cheaper and you can perform this procedure at your home,

This is the procedure:


  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • Antiseptic mouthwash
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup hydrogen peroxide
  • Toothbrush
  • Dental pick


In a cup add the baking soda and salt and stir. Take your toothbrush and dip it into a warm water and then in the resulted mixture. Carefully brush your teeth for about 5 minutes and then spit out.

Next step is to mix warm water and hydrogen peroxide and swish your mouth for 1 minute. Spit out and rinse off with cold water.

After this, you should remove the tartar. Take the dental pick and carefully scrape off the yellowish buildup. You should be particularly careful when you scrape the area around the gyms.

Finally, rinse off with the antiseptic mouthwash and that’s it!

Tips for a beautiful smile

When it comes to oral health and perfectly white teeth, regular brushing and flossing is crucial.

Dentists suggest using a soft brush that will not harm the gums. While you are brushing your teeth you should pay special attention on the space between your teeth.

In case you have issues with bad breath, it is highly advisable to rub your teeth with orange peel every night before bedtime and you should not rinse off your mouth with water. On this way you will kill the bacteria in your mouth that actually causes the bad breath. By consuming spicy food you will stimulate the excretion of saliva and on that way you will clean your mouth on a completely natural way.

Foods for a beautiful smile

  • Strawberries and tomatoes

Both strawberries and tomatoes are abundant in vitamin C and this vitamin is extremely important for the overall health, as well as for the oral health.

The procedure is very simple: all you should do is to rub your teeth with any of these fruits and leave the juice to act for 5 minutes. This will soften the tartar you can remove it much easier. After that, in order to neutralize the acids in your mouth simply rinse with a mixture of warm water and baking soda.

You can perform this method with any food that is high in vitamin C: papaya, berries, lemons, lime, orange or bell peppers.

  • Cheese

Cheddar or Swiss cheese are incredibly efficient in neutralizing of the acids in the oral cavity. That is the reason why you should eat a bit cheese before your meals.