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How To Make Teeth Whiter In 3 Minutes? Quick Tips! 

Although yellowing of teeth is often associated with bad oral hygiene, it is not exactly linked to it. Afraid of being judged, some people go ...

by Jason Wesley

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Although yellowing of teeth is often associated with bad oral hygiene, it is not exactly linked to it. Afraid of being judged, some people go for expensive treatments to change the color of their teeth and some do it due to their self-esteem issues.

However, if you want to do the same, you do not have to spend a fortune on it, instead, you can whiten your teeth using a few effective ingredients that are easily available in your home and you can turn your yellow teeth into bright white teeth within a couple of minutes.

Effective Methods To Whiten Your Teeth

1. Using Baking Soda 

It is a home remedy to whiten your teeth from the comfort of your home. You can either mix baking soda with water or with lime and rub a considerable amount of the mixture on your teeth and the buff can help away the stain. The mixture is non-irritable and is even suitable for ultra-sensitive teeth. 

Baking Soda For Whitening Teeth

The mixture can be prepared with 1 teaspoon of baking soda with a small amount of lime or water. You can mix it until it forms into a thick paste. After rubbing your teeth, you can follow it up by brushing your teeth with a soft-bristled brush in a circular motion for a few minutes. 

However, this is not the only way by which you can make use of baking soda to improve the color of your teeth. You can sprinkle a pinch of baking soda into your toothpaste of choice every morning and night to reveal brighter teeth

2. Using Hydrogen Peroxide 

Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical compound that is commonly used to treat wounds and small cuts. In its purest form, it is more viscous than water. The liquid is also frequently used as a mouthwash to remove irritation from cold sores, or gingivitis. 

You can mix a teaspoon of baking soda with hydrogen peroxide until it turns into a smooth, thick paste and apply it on your teeth using a soft-bristled brush. For better results, you can brush in a circular motion for 2 minutes. Since hydrogen peroxide in small amounts is considered to be non-toxic, this method is deemed to be safe. 

3. Using Banana Peel 

Bananas are often used in different ways. They are used in the preparation of smoothies, milkshakes, and other delicious drinks. However, what many people do not know is that even its peel has plentiful health properties, and teeth whitening is only one of them. 

Simply take a banana peel and rub its white side on your teeth for a couple of minutes. The more you rub, the more will you see the difference. Do this twice or thrice a week to see better results. 

4. Using Mustard Oil And Salt 

It is a widely known home remedy for killing the harmful bacteria in your mouth. Mustard oil has several properties. When mixed with a pinch of salt, it can be used as a teeth-whitening agent. Make sure to use mustard oil and salt in the ratio of 3:1 while preparing the formula. 

The mixture can be applied with your finger, or with the help of a brush. Keep brushing for 2 minutes to unveil better results. 

5. Using A Whitening Pen 

For those who do not have much time to run behind ingredients, a whitening pen can do the job for you. Whitening pens contain a blend of hydrogen peroxide and specially made carbamide peroxide that together penetrate the enamel of your teeth targeting the molecules causing the discoloration.

The science behind the formula is that the oxygen molecules present in the whitening agent will react with the molecules in your teeth to eventually break the bonds that stick them together. 

While applying the whitening pen, you are not supposed to drink or eat. After keeping the formula for about 3 minutes, you can simply wash it off with water to get the most white teeth ever. 


There are different ways to whiten your teeth at home within a few minutes. the above-mentioned methods are just a few of them. All of them are effective methods, however, make sure to use the ingredients in the right amount to avoid unnecessary side effects such as itching or redness.

Also, make sure to discontinue applying the mixture if any irritation occurs. Though the results gained from these methods may not be as great as getting a treatment done, they will still be enough to make a visible difference. 

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