Home Remedy – Baking Soda and Lemon Juice for Teeth Whitening

Yellow teeth are embarrassing for everyone. They can chip away at your confidence level, affecting your everyday life. From excessive caffeine from coffee, tea and cold drinks to an unhealthy oral hygiene to smoking to guzzling acidic drinks, yellow stains can be caused by many reasons.

You can get your teeth whitened professionally and pay a lot of money for it. You can home whitening kits which has strips that are effective but end up causing pain sensitivity in many people.

We recommend that you go for simple home remedies to whiten your teeth.

Here is a simple recipe using baking soda and lemon juice for teeth whitening at home.


Baking soda
Lemon juice


Combine 4-5 teaspoons of baking soda and enough lime juice to form a paste. Top it on your toothbrush. Dry your mouth with a paper towel and rub off all saliva. Brush for a few seconds and leave for only one minute. Rinse well.

The theory behind this home remedy is that soda bicarbonate is mildly abrasive, and gently scrubs off stains from your teeth. Since it is a very alkaline substance, this remedy is also perfect for those people who consume a lot of acid based foods and drinks.

Just remember to not overdo it. Once a week is more than enough.