Nowadays Americans young and old are all obsessed with having a perfect white smile, and with over 1.4 billion dollars spent every year on over the counter whitening products, it shows.

However, in hopes of achieving a pearly white smile we ignore the fact that almost all of these over the counter products are full of unsafe chemicals that can actually damage your teeth, and negatively effect the health of your overall health of your mouth.

There's a better way

If you haven't already heard, oil pulling is the new natural way to improve your overall oral health. All you need to do is take a teaspoon of coconut oil, or a different oil of your choice, for about 20 minutes each day.

In fact, with the addition of a few other natural ingredients, it can even be used as a completely natural teeth whitening solution. So forget about those harmful over the counter whiteners, and try this all natural chemical free version for yourself.

The natural solution

You may be surprised to hear that turmeric can whiten your teeth because of the bright orange residue it often times leaves behind on our skin or clothes. However, it actually has amazing stain lifting abilities when it comes to your teeth.