Mineral deposit on teeth is called tartar. Over time, the amount of tartar increases and if you don’t solve this issue, it may cause periodontitis.

One of the most effective ways to remove tartar is visit to a dentist. Unfortunately that is quite expensive and not all people can afford it. But, there is another way is to remove tartar that is much cheaper and you can perform it in your home.

In order to remove tartar, you will need:

– Baking soda

– Hydrogen peroxide

– Salt

– Water

– Antiseptic mouth wash

– Toothbrush

– Dental pick

– Cup

The baking soda is the most efficient tool for removing plaque.

Step 1:

First step is to take the cup and mix 1 tablespoon of baking soda with ½ teaspoon of salt. After that wet the toothbrush with warm water and dip it into the resulted mixture. Scrub your teeth with it and spit and do the same process about 5 minutes.

Step 2:

Combine a cup full with hydrogen peroxide and ½ cup of warm water and rinse your mouth for 1 minute. After that, spit and rinse with ½ cup of cool water.

Step 3:

With the dental pick rub the yellow tartar from teeth. You need to be very careful not to scrape the gums as that may irritate and damage them.

Step 4:

Last step is to rinse your mouth with an antiseptic mouth wash. Repeat this procedure every second day in order to achieve best results.

Below you can read some other advices for beautiful smile.

Strawberries and Tomatoes

Both tomatoes and strawberries are abundant with vitamin C which is excellent for oral health. Simply rub these fruits directly on your teeth and leave it sit about 5 minutes. On this way the tartar build-up will soften. Next step is to rinse your mouth with mixture of baking soda and warm water.

You can perform this procedure with other food that contains vitamin C, such as bell peppers, berries, lemons, lime, oranges and papaya.


It is advisable to consume Swiss or Cheddar cheese before your meals and thus to neutralize the acids that involve plaque creation. Namely, an ingredient in aged cheese works as a barrier agent.

It is advisable to include these tips to your oral health routine:

– Brush your teeth on regular basis. Utilize soft brush and make vertical movements. Don’t forget the space between gums and teeth.

– Floss regularly.

– Be aware that consuming spicy food stimulates the salivary glands. On that way the saliva cleans mouth in natural way.

– Rub orange peel on your teeth before going to bed and don’t rinse your mouth. On this way you will fight bacteria.