Ways to cure bad breath
Bad breath is medically named as halitosis. It can cause due to poor dental health habits and can also invite other health problems. The food particles which remain stuck in our mouth causes the bacterial growth between teeth, around the gums, and on the tongue and can lead to bad breath. Bad breath often get worse by the types of foods we intake along with other unhealthy lifestyle habits.
Try following remedies in order to avoid bad breath:
- Regular brushing and flossing after taking meal can help in keeping your mouth clean along with eliminating the bad breath.
- Cinnamon mouthwash is helpful in preventing bacteria of mouth. Lemon has strong citrus properties which are also known for eliminating bad breath problem.
- Consumption of black and green tea is beneficial in preventing the problem of bad breath. Black tea aids in controlling plaque and bacteria whereas green tea contains antibacterial properties that fight off the natural occurring germs in mouth. The polyphenol available in tea can prevent the formation of the foul odor caused by bacterial growth.
- Using tea tree oil helps in killing bacteria and fungi of mouth as it contains natural antiseptic and anti-fungal properties. Antibacterial mouth rinses also can help in reducing the bacteria of mouth.
Odor causing bacteria and food particles can cause bad breath if dentures are not properly cleaned while brushing or flossing your teeth. In most of the cases smoking can cause bad breath, stain teeth, and irritate your gums. Dr. Preeti Kumar of Cedar Dental Care recommends quitting smoking and chewing tobacco to maintain good oral health. Practicing good oral hygiene will always be helpful in bringing back your beautiful smile.