How to remove plaque from teeth, gums and tongue
Dental plaque is a soft, sticky, almost invisible film of bacteria that accumulates in the teeth (including fillings, crowns and dentures), gums and tongue, and can cause gum disease or tooth decay.
Everyone in the world has plaque on their teeth. The only ones that do not have it are the newborns, but after the first 10 hours of life they are no longer sterile and the plaque begins to develop.
In addition to natural remedies, it is important to maintain good oral hygiene to prevent or lessen the appearance of the plaque. This is done by brushing the teeth and mouth frequently (2-3 times a day).
Here you have natural remedies to remove plaque from teeth and mouth
1. Sodium bicarbonate
This is one of the most popular natural remedies for dental plaque removal. Simply pour and mix a small amount of sodium bicarbonate in a bowl with water, moisten the brush with water, and immerse it in the mixture. Brush your teeth in a normal way with the mixture. If you wish, you can also add a little salt to the mixture.
2. Apple and melon
Taking an apple or melon after a meal will help us clean our teeth naturally and prevent the appearance of plaque on the surface of our teeth.
They will also help keep our gums healthy.
3. Orange skin
Vitamin C containing citrus foods (such as oranges, lemons or grapefruit …) helps prevent the growth of microorganisms on the surface of our teeth. The best way to use orange skin is by rubbing it against the surface of our teeth at night, before going to sleep.
4. Sesame Seeds
Chew a small spoonful of sesame seeds but do not swallow. After chewing the seeds well and without swallowing, we will have a paste in the mouth. With a dry brush, brush brush the teeth using the sesame mixture as toothpaste. Sesame seeds will help us to remove the plaque as well as to polish our teeth.
5. Tomatoes and strawberries
Tomatoes and strawberries, like oranges, are rich in vitamin C. To use them in our oral hygiene and thus eliminate the plaque, we only have to cut them in half (or in pieces) and rub the juicy meat against the surface Of our teeth. After rubbing your teeth with the flesh of the strawberries, or tomatoes, let it take effect for 5 minutes and then rinse your mouth with a little sodium bicarbonate dissolved in a glass of water.