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How to cure bad breath


Sometimes I get bad breath. What can I do to cure it. I brush my teeth everyday, but this doesn't always help.

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Bad breath is scientifically known as halitosis. It can strike anyone, male or female, at any age. Most cases of halitosis are caused by an excess of bacteria in the mouth. These bacteria produce chemicals while eating and breaking down stray food in the mouth. It is the chemicals from the bacteria that are the cause of the bad breath. Most people get bad breath due to bad hygiene practices. Some people, however, can get bad breath from diseases or medical conditions. It has also been found that some people have pores in the tonsils that naturally harbor bacteria and food particles. Other people don’t suffer from chronic bad breath, but simply recently ate something smelly like garlic or cheese.

One or more of these methods usually works to cure bad breath. Most require repetition or the halitosis will return.

1. Brush – brush the teeth after every meal with a fluoride toothpaste. Pay attention to the tongue, especially the back. Studies have shown that brushing the tongue can reduce bad breath by up to 70 percent.

2. Floss – Flossing at least once per day is important in maintaining healthy teeth and gums. It helps to get rid of food stuck between the teeth that can lead to bad breath.

3. Gargle – Gargle with either Listerine or a hydrogen peroxide solution. Antimicrobial mouthwash kills the bacteria that cause bad breath and helps to eliminate food particles in the mouth.

4. Drink – Drink plenty of water and avoid alcohol. Alcohol is one of the leading causes of bad breath. Dry mouth also increases the bacteria in the mouth because they are not being washed out naturally with your saliva. Staying hydrated is a simple cure.




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