A good smile catches the attention of everyone and increases your face
value. However your smile looks more beautiful if you have sparkling white
teeth. Therefore, it is important that you take care of those tiny pearls
that make your smile so special.
If you want to get the glitter in your smile then you have to learn to
take care of your teeth. It is very important to take care of your teeth
since it helps prevent formation of plague around the gums of teeth
causing tooth decay and inflammation of the gums. Following are a few tips
that help keep your teeth sparkling clean and prevent tooth decay.
Learn to brush properly: Brush your teeth properly in order to
keep your teeth scrupulously clean. It is important to learn how to
brush properly. Move the brush from the gum to the biting edge, working
the bristles between the teeth to dislodge food particles. Besides the
teeth, the gum should also be cleaned. Massage them in the same stroke
as brushing your teeth and give them an occasional extra massage,
rubbing them gently in circular movement with a little toothpaste on
your finger. Brush teeth systematically around the front and then the
inside followed by a sawing movement across the tops of the teeth.
A good toothbrush is as important as the toothpaste. Hence it is
important to choose shape and brand of toothbrush. A good one should
have small angled head and soft to medium rounded bristles. This is
important as it helps clean all those hidden areas of your teeth.
Always change your toothbrush after every 3 months.
Floss regularly to remove the plaque and food debris stuck between the
Use a mouthwash to make sure that your breath is fresh. Put a few drops
in warm water and rinse your mouth after you clean your teeth in the
Brush your teeth twice daily or after every meal if possible.
Visit the dentist regularly and this will help keep your teeth healthy.
Some home-made beauty tips that will keep your teeth sparkling clean
For sparkling teeth, rub them once or twice a week with a dried bay leaf
(tej patta) or with table salt.
For bringing glitter in your teeth rub them with cotton wool dipped (and
then squeezed out) in hydrogen peroxide. This has a slight bleaching
effect. You can also make a liquid of these products by mixing two
teaspoons of table salt and two teaspoons of hydrogen peroxide in a
large glass of warm water. Then wash your mouth. ·
If your teeth have stains, you can remove them by rubbing strawberries
or putting three tablespoons of soda bicarbonate with two tablespoons of
To use as mouthwash take ¼ cup of vinegar, ½ cup wine, ½ cup honey, and
1 teaspoon of powdered cloves and boil them. This works as an effective