Self-Care Ideas: 3-Ingredient DIY Teeth Whitening Treatment

All three ingredients are probably in your kitchen now!

Self-Care Ideas: 3-Ingredient DIY Teeth Whitening Treatment

When you're overwhelmed and need a break, it's so important to find those little moments to reset and reconnect with yourself. So here's a little recipe that will get you smiling and brighten up your day. It's a three-ingredient teeth whitening treatment you can make right at home with things from your kitchen! You can thank TikTok for this one.

3-Ingredient DIY Teeth Whitening Treatment

Put a little bit of the following ingredients in a bowl:


  • Kiwi
  • Cucumber
  • Baking Soda

Mash together and spread on your teeth.

There are tons of teeth whitening recipes out there, so we looked into the science of why this particular one could actually work.

Kiwi is actually considered a berry, and the vitamin C in it may help prevent gum disease and support tooth health.

The cucumber is full of water that could help increase saliva production, which can help reduce plaque-causing bacteria.

And baking soda is the teeth-whitening ingredient commonly found in toothpaste.

So give this DIY teeth whitening treatment a try at home and share photos of yourself with Dr. Oz on Instagram (@dr_oz)!

Whatever it is, take some time to reset and reconnect with yourself. And visit our Self-Care Ideas page for more ways to treat yourself.

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