Bad breath is one of the most embarrassing personal hygiene problems. Usually, people complain that despite brushing twice daily, they still have bad breath. Lets look at various reasons that may be causing them and their solutions-
You may be brushing twice a day but your brushing technique is not proper. This leaves behind plaque in mouth which causes bad breath. Learn proper method of brushing here.
You are not flossing your teeth. Brushing only cleans two-thirds of tooth surface. One-third surface still contain plaque and bacteria. Learn how to floss and various methods of flossing here.
You are not cleaning your tongue daily. Use the back your brush, a normal brush or tongue cleaner to clean your tongue daily
Decayed teeth, gum diseases, food lodged between teeth or in cavities is one of the major reason of bad breath. Visit your dentist to rule out these problems.
Tartar deposited on teeth causes bad breath. Get your teeth cleaned to remove all that gunk.
Dehydration also causes bad breath. Drink at least 8 glasses of water a day.
Eating pungent food such as garlic or onion causes bad breath. Chew a sugar free mint chewing gum to drive bad breath away
Stomach issues such as constipation or acidity may lead to foul smelling breath.
Certain diseases such as diabetic ketoacidosis may also be the reason
Visit us at Veda Dentistry and Cosmetology. We will help you determine the cause of the problem, which can then be treated accordingly.