Having a smelly mouth can be quite embarrassing while putting a lot of people off. Try these 4 simple tips:
1. Practice Basic Oral Hygiene
Pay particular attention to nooks and crannies in your mouth while brushing, clean your entire tongue thoroughly. Of course, there’s need to floss regularly too.
You may also gargle with salt water in the mornings and evenings after brushing.
Also consider rinsing your mouth or brushing, if you can, after every meal.
2. Avoid Stink Foods
Eat a banana or apple in place of stink foods like onions, garlic, cheese, and coffee.
READ ALSO: Bad Breath: Treatment and Prevention
3. Keep Your Mouth Moisturized
A dry mouth will likely stink, as there’s very little or no saliva to help curtail the activities of bacteria in the mouth.
Chewing sugarless gum helps as chewing results in more saliva secretion. Look for chewing gums with cinnamon flavouring as they are said to reduce bacteria counts in the mouth. Those sweetened with xylitol too are recommended. Xylitol is a sugar substitute said to prevent bacteria from replicating in the mouth.
Drinking lots of water too helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
4. See A Dentist Regularly
You should see a dentist twice a year for oral examination and professional teeth cleaning. This will also provide an avenue to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of mouth odour.
Note that bad breath can be a result of an underlying medical condition. So, see a doctor if nothing works.
Tags: Mouth odour, Tips to Get Rid Of Mouth Odour
Not only can having a bad breathe be humiliating for…
Be sure to kick these habits to foster healthier teeth.…
Having a smelly mouth can be quite embarrassing while putting a…
Hmmm nice one but some people’s own are natural so these remedies can’t really work for them
Thanks MIM for sharing.
Mouth odour can be very embarrassing, thanks for these tips MIM.
Thanks….God pls heal me of toothache
Tnx 4 sharing
Thanks MIM for sharing
Thanks for sharing
In this part of the world we only visit the dentist when we have tooth ache.Thanks
I know sometimes mouth odour can be cause by what we eat,
@Chidima Obi, use C24/7 for your tooth ache, it works wonders. jst loosen d capsules, then pour d powder on d aching tooth.
Your email address will not be published.