How to Use Lemon Juice To Get Rid of Toothache, Bad Breath and Bleeding Gums

Today we know a variety of uses of lemon juice. But do you know how it can help you cope your teeth and moth problems?

The acid in this fruit helps destroy bacteria in the mouth, thus preventing infections and maintaining your oral health. It reduces the yellow tinge accumulated on teeth, toothaches, heals bleeding gums, and eliminates bad breath.

As it contains natural acid inside, lemon juice destroys the numerous bacteria in the mouth. It also has the property of reducing yellow thing from the teeth, heals bleeding gums etc.

Notice that excess usage of lemon juice can actually cause damage for the teeth. So whatever method you use, don’t use more than three table spoons of lemon juice per day.

Stronger Gums

Because of  vitamin C and anti-inflammatory properties this fruit will make your gums stronger and will keep you from the painful and unpleasant bleeding.


Mix a glass of water and two tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Apply the mixture directly to the bleeding areas or wash your mouth after a meal.

Whiter Teeth

There is no better method then the natural one. Against teeth whiting treatments, it is a way more cost efficient method. Lemon acid is a natural bleacher for the teeth. It will rinse the yellow marks from coffee, food, tea, alcohol, soda and cigarettes.


Mix 2 tablespoon of the juice with one table spoon of salt until getting a form of paste. Apply to your teeth using a clean toothbrush after washing your teeth.

Note: The maximum usage should be  twice a week. Lemon contains  acid that can damage your tooth enamel.

Fresher Breath

Bad Breath in our mouth can be cause by many things. Food (especially garlic, onions and spices), dry mouth or obtaining bacteria in the mouth.

Lemon can kill your oral bacteria also prevent dry mouth, hence eliminate your bad breath. 


Just simply keep some juice in the mouth for few minutes and then spit it out.


Eliminates Toothache

The most common reason for toothache is actually tooth decay. As pointed earlier, the Vitamin C contained in the juice can actually kill infections and bacteria, thus help you overcome this problem.


Make a cotton ball and soak it in a juice. Then simply put it on the aching area. Keep it for about 10 minutes and repeat the procedure in hour.

Check some other great uses of lemons here. Or learn how to use lemon juice to boost your immune system.