Bad breath or halitosis – How to Treat & Prevent

Bad Breath medically known as Halitosis can be defined as unpleasant smell coming from the mouth. It can either be occasional or chronic.

How does what you eat affect your breath?

All the food eaten begins to be broken down in your mouth.  If you eat foods with strong odor brushing and flossing or even the use of mouthwash merely covers up the odor temporarily. The odor will not go away completely until the foods have passed out of your body.

Other causes of Bad breath:

  • Tobacco Products
  • Health Problems
  • Dry Mouth
  • Oral Infections
  • Dental Problems
  • Medications

How to prevent Bad breath?

1. Practice good oral hygiene: Brush twice a day and also clean your tongue as well.
2. Stop smoking and chewing tobacco products
3. Drink lots of water, this will help to beat dry mouth
4. Consult a dentist at least twice in a year

When to treat Bad breath?

If proper oral hygiene doesn’t help you to get rid of bad breath and your bad breath is accompanied by the following you should consult a dentist:

  • Unpleasant odor or taste in the mouth
  • Persistent Dry Mouth
  • Sores in Mouth
  • Difficulty or pain while chewing or swallowing
  • Dental Pain or broken teeth
  • White coating on the tongue

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