Dazzling white teeth are every body's obsession but teeth begin to get darker after a certain age. some of us have lost the whiteness of our teeth by drinking sodas, teas, smoking etc.Following are a few tips that help keep your teeth sparkling clean and prevent tooth decay. Mix salt with finely powdered rind of lime. Use this as toothpowder frequently. Brush your teeth with soft bristled toothbrush with a proper technique that is brush firmly and not forcefully. Massage the gums and teeth with a mixture of turmeric powder, salt and mustard oil and massage the gums and teeth. This will prevent all tooth problems. Take 1 tbsp of baking soda and half tbsp of lemon juice. Use this mixture as a tooth paste to brush. Floss regularly to remove the plaque and food debris stuck between the teeth. Chewing on cardamon seeds is said to cleanse and sweeten the breath. Rub teeth with the inner white part of an orange peel for a lovely white shine. Eating tomatoes strengthens the teeth. Mash some ripe strawberries and make them into a paste. Rub this mixture onto your teeth. To use as mouthwash take ¼ cup of vinegar, ½ cup wine, ½ cup honey, and 1 teaspoon of powdered cloves and boil them. This works as an effective mouthwash. Chew on 1 or 2 cloves to get rid of bad breath. Rubbing the bark of walnut tree will also help to remove teeth stains. Carrot juice if taken daily prevents the diseases of the teeth and gums. The roots of the teeth get strengthened. Fenugreek can be made into a tea that can keep breath fresh.