More often than not, the difference between white teeth and not-so-white teeth lies in the little things. Habits, you might say. Yes, your daily espresso is probably to blame for that yellowing smile—but luckily, you can adopt better habits to counteract the effects. We’re not talking about a caffeine-less existence, mind you—we’re talking hacks. Here are 3 easy ways to keep your teeth stain-free without sacrificing a thing!

HACK #1: DRINK COFFEE THROUGH A STRAW



There’s no easy way to say this: coffee and tea are keeping your teeth from looking their whitest. But if you can’t give up your daily indulgences (who can?), just lessen the amount of enamel they touch. Sip your caffeinated drink of choice through a straw. This will minimize the yellowing and help prevent further stains (at least, until the next trip to the dentist for a cleaning!).

HACK #2: CHEW ON STRAWBERRIES



These sweet summer fruits contain natural properties that help dissolve and lift surface stains. Eating them works great, but the most effective way is to scour your teeth with the berry. Just mash one or two into a paste, and rub-a-dub-dub!

HACK #3: RINSE WITH LISTERINE HEALTHY WHITE

Maintaining your dental hygiene is a no-brainer: brush and floss twice daily, and of course, use mouthwash in equal measure. The Listerine Healthy White Mouthwash contains two active ingredients—sea salt and lemon—that work to whiten your teeth, protect against stains, and freshen your breath. Just gargle it for 1 minute, morning and night. The whitening effect can be seen in as little as two weeks. And the freshening effect? It’s instant. Click here to see the proof.

So, do you have any teeth-whitening tips and tricks to share with us? Sound off in the comments below!

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