How to remove stains from the teeth

                    It  occurs when stain particles,  pigmented residue from food or drink, buildup in the film of protein that covers the tooth enamel. It caused by tobacco use or by  regularly drinking tea or coffee, lack of oral hygiene, medication use.


 Extrinsic teeth strain

               It is the staining on the surface of tooth. It occurs when pigmented residue from food or  drink, buildup in the film of protein that covers the tooth enamel. It responds well to regular dental cleaning and brushing teeth with whitening toothpaste.

 Intrinsic teeth stain 

            It is staining below the surface of the tooth. It occurs when stain particles work through the exterior of the tooth and accumulate within the enamel. it is especially in children.It is trickier to remove. It may require bleeching using professional. 

Age related teeth stain 

        It is combined the result of extrinsic and intrinsic tooth discoloration. The core tissue  of teeth, naturally yellow over time, teeth discolor with age, the enamel become thinner.It causes as  the effect of foods, beverages and tobacco.


  • Genetic facts
  • Diet high in  sugar
  • Excess use of coffee,  tea, red wine causes discoloration of teeth. 
  • Cigaretts, Chewing tobacco can cause discoloration 
  • Poor dental hygiene can lead to discoloration 
  • Any illness that affect enamel development in children can cause discoloration
  •  Trauma to adult teeth
  •  Few diseases and disease treatments cause 
  • Chemotherapy 
  • Poor dental hygiene
  •  Radiation
  •  Lack of saliva

 How to remove stains 

  • Using a paste made of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide is to remove plaque to get rid of stains.
  •  Mix one teaspoon of baking soda with 2 tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide to make a paste. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with water after brushing with  this paste.
  •  Brush your teeth twice a day for 2 minutes.
  •  Brush your teeth in a circular motion, inside, outside and chewing surface of your teeth. 
  • Swish 2 teaspoon of coconut oil in your mouth for 10 – 30 minutes. Don’t swallow the oil. Spit into toilet. Rinse your mouth with water and drink one glass of water. 
  • Make a mouthwash by mixing 2 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar with 6 ounce of water. Swish the solution for 30 seconds. Rinse with water and brush your teeth. 
  • Gently rub fruit peels on your teeth for 2 minutes. Rinse out your mouth and brush your teeth.
  •  Open a capsule of activated charcoal and put the contents on your toothbrush. Brush your teeth using small circle for 2 minutes. spit it out. don’t brush too aggressively. 
  • Eating fruits and vegetables with higher water content.

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