One would like to get rid of one’s bad breath as socially one feels embarrassed if one’s mouth smells bad. It is quite easy to improve one’s breath and also keep one’s teeth as well as gums healthy at the same time. Here are some simple steps:
Brushing and Flossing more often.
Plaque is the yellowish sticky buildup on one’s teeth, which collects bacteria that does cause bad breath. Trapped food also does add to the problem.
One must brush one’s teeth at least two times each day, and floss at least once. If one is concerned about one’s breathe then one must do both a teeny-weeny bit more often.
One must not overdo of course. One must not brush too hard as the teeth get worn out. They become vulnerable to decay.
Rinse your mouth out.
Besides freshening one’s breath, a mouthwash does add extra protection by getting rid of one’s bacteria. A fresh minty taste can also make one feel good. The mouthwash must be effective enough to kill germs that cause bad breath. Do try to cover up the smell. Rinse daily with a good mouthwash and try to stop the bad breath at its very source.
One can wish one’s mouth with plain water after eating. It gets rid of food particles that tend to get stuck in one’s teeth.
Scrape your Tongue.
The coating that usually forms on one’s tongue can be much of a host of smelly bacteria. In order to be able to get rid of them, one must gently try to brush one’s tongue with one’s toothbrush.
If one’s brush is too big to be able to comfortably reach the back of one’s tongue then one must try a scraper. These are designed specifically to be able to apply much pressure to the required surface of one’s tongue area. This does remove the bacteria, food debris, as well as dead cells that cannot be got rid of by brushing alone.
Avoid foods that sour up one’s breath.
Onions and garlic cause bad breath. Even brushing after one has them does not help.
The substances that tend to cause their bad smells also make their way into one’s bloodstream and also travel to one’s lungs.
Avoid eating them or having them when one is about to meet friends or go to work.
Kick the Tobacco Habit.
Apart from cancer, smoking also causes bad breath, affects one’s gums and stains the teeth.
One can go in for over-the-counter nicotine patches can control the urge to smoke. One can consult the doctor to see how one can kick off the habit.
One wants to be social and naturally bad breath can put on your friends and even at the workplace, it can cause much embarrassment. One must treat it or avoid foods that cause bad breath. Proper dental hygiene can keep the mouth healthy. Smile confidently and spread your fresh breath all around. You will become very popular in your peer group circle.