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15 Natural Ways to Brighter Whiter Teeth

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Yellow teeth are never a pleasant sight, especially when there’s a camera around! And whether yours are less than bright from smoking, too much coffee, a fancy for red wine, or poor brushing skills, you can return that once spectacular smile to its former glory without the use of harsh, teeth bleaching creams, gels, and peroxide strips.

Here are 15 natural ways to turn that upside yellow smile into a dazzling white smile…

1. Baking soda

The secret to whitening your smile has been in your freezer all along! You’ve probably already noticed that those fancy whitening toothpastes contain baking soda. Well you can save yourself some money by simply wetting your toothbrush, dipping the bristles into a little baking soda and brushing stains away once per week.

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