7 Foods to Help Whiten Your Teeth

Get that brilliant white smile you want with these foods that help keep your chompers nicely bright and white!

1. Strawberries

Yummy, juicy, sweet and helps to whiten your teeth? Time to stock up on some strawberries! Just smash up a strawberry, grab ½ teaspoon of baking soda and brush away – remember to leave on for 5 minutes. After, brush normally with toothpaste and you’re good to go. Apply about once a week for results.

2. Cheese

Keep your toofers nice and strong by enjoying some cheese! Full of calcium and phosphorous, eating cheese protects your tooth enamel and helps prevent tooth decay. Pro Tip: Get extra tooth-whitening by eating hard cheeses, which stimulates saliva, which helps to clean your teeth.

3. Onions

Yes they make you cry, yes they give you bad breath and yes they help prevent plaque from forming on your teeth (just make sure you’re eating raw onions). Worried about bad breath? Then whiten your teeth more by brushing post onion eating. All the wins!

4. Apples

An apple a day keeps a doctor (and dentist) away! Crispy, crunchy and oh so yummy, biting into an apple helps to strengthen gums and increase saliva which helps to clean your teeth. Plus, they help fight off bad breath!

5. Nuts and Seeds

Give your teeth a nice scrub down with almonds, walnuts and sunflower seeds. This helps to get rid of those pesky surface stains and keep your smile nice and bright!

6. Pineapples (and Oranges)

Basically any acidic fruit is great because it helps produce saliva, which naturally washes teeth, which means a whiter and brighter smile! Oranges, pineapples, lemons…etc! Just make sure not to use too much acidic fruits because that can damage your teeth – balance is key.

7. Carrots and Celery

These crunchy, healthy veggies help clean your teeth – plus increase saliva production, which cleans your pearly whites (and keeps them white). Oh, and they are great for your waistline…just an added bonus!