The Truth About bad breath. Studies have shown that in some countries, up to 50% of people suffer from bad breath, otherwise known as halitosis. Want to skip the article and see the results? Click here.
In this article, I’m going to teach you how to get rid of it. So what are we waiting for? Let’s do this. Now before we begin, I have a few questions for you, which I want you to think about as we go through the video. So what’s your oral hygiene?
Like how often you brush your teeth? Do you floss? Do you smoke? Are you eating a lot of sugary foods because all of these can contribute bad breath. So please think about them. And now let’s begin. So tip number one, the worst smelling bad breath usually comes from bacteria living in between the gums in between the teeth and on the tongue.
So tip number one is pretty simple. maintain good oral hygiene. And you might be thinking to yourself now But Abraham, I do maintain good oral hygiene.
Now if you do maintain good oral hygiene and that’s fantastic, but a lot of patients tend to miss a few important steps or do a few things wrong. For example, a lot of people tend to brush their teeth with a fluoride toothpaste which is great, and then they end up getting their mouth out of water or mouthwash.
And this is wrong because you’re getting rid of all that good flora. Now a few of the things about maintaining good oral hygiene include brushing your teeth and gums at least twice a day, flossing your teeth at least once a day, cleaning your tone of a tongue scraper using a fluoride toothpaste and most importantly, having regular dental checkups.
Also, I did make a video not long ago of a good friend of mine, Dr. s on all about how to brush your teeth properly. And I guarantee you if you watch it, you will become a dental hygiene Pro. I will leave the link up here and in the description below as you tip number two. So remember the bacteria from tip number one while they low sugary foods and when they get sugar, they go a bit nuts. And when they go nuts, they start increasing the acidity in the mouth.
And that can contribute to things like tooth decay. And I guess nobody wants tooth decay and bad breath. So what should you do? Well, you need to still maintain the good oral hygiene we need to limit your intake of sugary foods and drinks. And this includes things like fizzy drinks, also sparkling water as well. This count As well as you need to limit that.
And lastly, limit fruit juice because that also contains sugar. Now you may be thinking to yourself, but Abraham, that’s easier said than done. I drink loads of fizzy drinks every day and I’m really going to struggle with this. Well, that’s fine, and that’s understandable. So try and put down slowly, maybe try having one fizzy drink a day or one fruit juice a day, and then slowly cut down from there. Also, please remember that things like tea things like coffee, water, they’re all fine to have the generally the less acidic, but remember, please don’t add sugar.
And also another tip, before you brush your teeth and you’ve eaten something, it has something to drink, make sure you leave an hour. This is so the acidity can neutralize and then brush your teeth, which moves us on to tip number three, consider using a mouthwash every single day. Now I think it’s especially useful to use a mouthwash.
Let’s say when you’re out and you’ve eaten and you don’t have a toothbrush with you to brush your teeth. Then you can use a mouthwash that’s going to neutralize those chemicals that can cause bad breath. Now next question is going to be well which mouthwash should I get?
There’s so many to choose from. Well, the good news is that there’s been a number of Clinical Trials they’ve shown various ingredients in mouthwash to help with bad breath. Now the list is quite long, someone leave a full list in description below for you.
So check it out when you get a minute. Next up, we’ve got Tip number four, which is all about smoking. I honestly think there’s no end to how bad smoking is for us. We all know it causes various different cancers, it causes lung disease, it causes diabetes, it causes heart disease, and many more medical conditions. And the cherry on top is it also causes bad breath.
So tip number four is pretty simple. If you do smoke, please quit because the health benefits are there. And on top of that, you’re gonna be left with fresh breath. I’ll also leave a really useful link from the NHS in the description below about how you can quit.
So I really hope my video helps you and if you have any of your own tips, please leave a comment below because we’d love to read it. Also, please remember the bad breath can sometimes be caused by certain medical conditions.
So what I will do is leave a full list in the description below. And I’d recommend everyone to read it. Always remember you’re awesome and I’ll see you next week everyone in your city to be defeatable And then know what day it is. And then when they acidity about how to clean your teeth cleaning property Do you smoke?
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