Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Bad Breath (Halitosis) Overview

You wonder about it. Everybody does. Do I have bad breath? You fear your spouse and best friends won’t tell you. So you cup your hands, exhale into them by mouth, and then inhale through your nose in an effort to smell your own breath. It seems okay…but still, you wonder. Do I have bad […]

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Diet and Bad Breath (Halitosis)

Certain foods are notorious for causing bad breath: coffee, alcohol, certain cheeses, and garlic (and its close relatives: onions, chives, leeks, and shallots). The odor originates not just in the mouth, but also in the lungs, explains Dr. William Replogle, Ph.D., a professor of family medicine. Problem foods often contain malodorous sulfur compounds, which enter […]

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Home Remedies to Cure Bad Breath (Halitosis)

Most bad breath is caused by bacteria that live in the mouth. You can keep these bacteria in check with good oral hygiene (daily brushing and flossing) and salivation, which helps wash malodorous products of bacterial metabolism out of your mouth.

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Herbal Remedies for Bad Breath (Halitosis)

In addition to good oral hygiene and paying attention to how and what you eat, there are a number of herbal remedies for bad breath that can be quite effective.

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