Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Want teeth that are berry white?

Oh gosh, I apologize for my lame joke in the title line, but it made me giggle! What doesn’t make me laugh though are teeth that aren’t as white as they can be. I hate when my teeth appear discolored and dull, as I’m sure you do as well!

I don’t want to skip my morning coffee in hopes that my teeth will no longer be exposed to the dark, staining liquid so instead I found something that works really well to practically erase stains.

Yes, strawberries – the delicious red fruit. Strawberries have malic acid which cleans and buffs away surface stains on teeth. I read somewhere that Catharine Zeta-Jones often rubs a strawberry on her teeth to keep them looking extra white.

Strawberries alone work well, but try mashing a strawberry and mixing it with baking soda until it becomes a paste. Baking soda is also a common and popular at home whitening product. Brush the mixture onto your teeth and let it sit for as long as you can handle, five minutes minimum. Brush your teeth with your regular toothpaste to remove the paste.

While this method doesn’t work as well as expensive dental office treatments it does its intended job well. Plus, it’s cheap and easy! Check it out, because it's definitely worth a try!


  1. Berry white? Laughing. I have used this trick-it does work well! Thanks for sharing all of your awesome tips and tricks.

  2. Berry white? Laughing. I have used this trick-it does work well. I love the daily blog. Thanks for sharing all of your tips and tricks!


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