Ever noticed when you talk to people around you and they seem to be uncomfortable? One of the probable reasons could be because of the odor from your mouth isn’t pleasant. Given it is a sensitive issue, many of your friends may have difficulties telling you about it. One way you can know for sure is to smell your breath for yourself by placing your hand close to your mouth and breathe out through your mouth.
Finding out you have a mouth odor problem and accepting it is a step closer to your solution. Here are a few tips on how to get rid of the mouth odor.
- Brush for at least 2 minutes after every meal and floss, preferably twice a day. You could also use mouth wash for rapid action or in cases when it is not possible to brush.
- Replace your toothbrush every two to three months.
- Arrange regular dental checkups and cleanings at least once yearly. This would help detect problems early enough if any.
- Chlorophyll in green plants such as fresh sprig of parsley, mint, basil, or cilantro neutralize odors.
- Citric acid in lemon or orange bark stimulate salivary glands and fight bad breath.
- Scrape your tongue each morning with a tongue scraper or spoon to decrease the bacteria, fungi, and dead cells that can cause odor. Very important as many forget to wash the tongue.
- Chew gum containing mint to reduce or stop mouth odor
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There you go, enjoy your new freshness…at work, in church…be bolder and attract more people to you