When people surrounding your exhale and emit out unpleasant odors while they breathe, it becomes serious issues for them and you as well. They are the ones who are suffering from the halitosis, the scientific terms for bad breath. Diagnosis will be sometimes not easy to do, as it is our own smells that cause the problem.
In some cases, it won’t be that serious issues as it can be treated as they prepare well enough before going out with date or family time. Once you know what causes the bad breath from your mouth, then you might be able to cure the issue with the help of doctors or even from family members. Here we have simple but important five steps you can take to use towards preventing the bad odors coming out of your mouth in the future.
How to Diagnose and Remove Bad Breath
Make a routine of cleaning the surface of your tongue gently at least twice a day. Try not to use toothbrush, because it can cause a gag reflex. Use a brush, tongue scraper or cleaner instead. Also don’t do it too hard and leave damages on the surface and it will make things worse. Antibacterial rinse is another good way of cleaning on a daily basis.
Eat your breakfast regularly, thus maintaining your health with your body system. It is reported that rough textured food will help clean the back side of your tongue where you can hardly reach to clean out.
When you have dry mouth, there are more chances of having halitosis as it will tent to create buildup of bacteria. Chewing sugarless gum will help you produce more saliva, which will eventually reduce the bad breath symptoms. For some people, fennel seeds or cinnamon sticks will do the same tricks.
Also before the bedtime, make sure to perform mouthwash. But note that you should avoid doing mouthwash right after brushing your teeth, as some ingredients will be deactivated. Also for some mouthwashes which contains alcohol the effect will not be as good as the one without it.
Flossing and brushing every day is very basic practice and it can be the best prevention plan with regards to bad breath issues. Flossing is very important when you need to take out food traps between your teeth and the gum line. Also make sure to clean your dentures if you ever used it. Put them in the antibacterial solution over night and it will clean them well. Also drinking enough water every day will keep your body healthy and clean all day.