The teeth are an essential organ in the body because of the various functions it renders to human beings especially. It helps to chew foods into digestible substances that can go into our stomachs. The teeth also help the tongue to make our speeches to be very fluent. However, we can take care of our teeth naturally, in various ways.
1. Do not smoke or take tobaccoAre you a smoker or tobacco?
There is a saying that ‘smokers are liable to die young’. However, when you smoke and take tobacco, you are likely going to taint and stain your teeth brownish yellow. This process will give you mouth odor and bad breadth. You may also have gum cancers and disease.
2. Limit your intake of sugary foods, candies, and gums.
Sugary foods entail cakes, ice creams, juice, sugared tea and coffee, sugary gums, candies, and so on.
3. Learn to scrape your tongue always
Do you always scrape your tongue regularly? You can use some objects to scrape your tongue carefully. The tongue has some taste buds on it, and most of the times, food particles are stuck onto it. Therefore, there is the need to scrape and clean it regularly to prevent mouth odor and bad breath. You need to be very careful in order prevent injuries to the tongue.
4. Eat and chew clean vegetables and fruits
This exercise could be done at the end of every meal in order to scrape your teeth with crunchy vegetables and fruits. Some of these fruits and vegetables include celery, carrots, lettuce, apples, cucumbers, lettuce, and much more.
5. Limit the quantity of alcohol you take
Are you an alcohol addict? Alcohol enhances the risk of tooth decay as it exposes the enamel of your teeth to bacterial attack. Then, it will cause damage to the gums of your teeth. Therefore, a minimal consumption of alcohol is recommended to spare your teeth and improve its longevity.
6. Whitening your teeth with banana peels
Do you know that banana peels can whiten the plaque on your teeth and leaving it shining whiter? You can whiten the tartar and plaque on your teeth by rubbing it with banana peels every day. After a couple of weeks, it will be glaringly whiter than you can imagine. It is a unique way to combat plaque and tooth decay.