Do you want to spoil your romantic escapades with BAD BREATH?

Imagine you are planning a romantic getaway or a special night out. However, you are petrified about bad breath and need to know how to prevent it.

Bad breath can happen to anyone. It is an undesirable oral issue that is medically labelled as halitosis. If you know the causes of bad breath, then it can be easily prevented.

So, what are some of the factors which contribute to bad breath?

  • Poor Dental Habits
  • Side Effects from medication
  • Consuming foods which emit strong odours

Therefore, it is very important to brush and floss your teeth on a regular daily basis. Otherwise, what happens is that food specks are left behind. This then causes bacteria and plaque to grow between the gums, teeth and on the tongue. This is when sulphur compounds are released which cause bad breath that then becomes an issue for the sufferer as well as those around them!

The same can be said for strong foods such as spring onions and garlic. These contain overpowering oils which are absorbed by the bloodstream and released by the lungs. When released into the air that is when bad breath occurs. Observe this after a heavily laden meal of onions and garlic.

Is There any Bad Breath Treatment?

Unfortunately, there is no quick cure.

However, there are a few home remedies and preventive measures which can help fight against bad breath.

  • Every three months, your toothbrush must be replaced. Worn-out bristles on an old toothbrush are a breeding ground for bacteria. When the brush is placed in the mouth, you can only imagine what happens; the germs are transported back into your mouth.
  • Brushing your teeth should be a ritual which is performed two times a day for at least two minutes. This should also be combined with flossing. This will give you your best chance yet to have sufficient clean teeth and maintain oral hygiene. This will also mean that plaque build-up, as well as bacteria growth, can be prevented.
  • Many people forget to brush their tongue. This is one of the main attractions for bacteria in the mouth so make sure you brush it too.
  • To fight oral bacteria, you can also gargle with antiseptic mouthwash or use a homemade solution combining water and salt.
  • Drink as much water as you can to keep your mouth wet.
  • Keep sugar-free gum in your purse or pocket. Gum produces more saliva which can help carry away bacteria and food particles.

Also, it is advisable to go for regular dental assessments at your nearest Melbourne dental clinic. They are experts and can detect and treat excessive dry mouth and other trouble spots. For more information on bad breath treatment, consult our dentist today.

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