Brush twice a day
Perhaps you’ve been taking this exercise lightly or have not been doing it at all, well, now is the time to take it a little bit more seriously. Make sure you brush once in the morning, and once before you go to bed at night. It will significantly reduce the bad breath.
Scrape your tongue
The need to scrape out coating on your tongue that usually act a host for smelly bacteria cannot be taken for granted. For best outcome, use a scraper to get rid of bacteria, food debris and dead cells that brushes alone can’t take care of.
Rinse your mouth out
Apart from brushing your mouth, develop a lifestyle of making frequent use of mouthwash immediately after meals to help your mouth stay fresh and free of bacteria round the clock.
Floss immediately after meals
Practice constant flossing immediately after meals. It will help you get rid of trapped food between your teeth, which can cause smelly bacteria.
Avoid certain foods that sour your breath
Foods such as, onions and garlic should not be found within your mouth. According to studies, these foods make their ways into your blood stream and travel to your lungs, where you breathe them out. So avoid at all cost.
Refrain from smoking
Smoking does not only cause cancer, but can also damage your gums, stain your teeth and give you bad breath. If smoking was your thing, now is the good time to quit.
Avoid after-dinner mints
Bacteria in our mouth love sugar, as they use it to make acid and as such wear down our teeth and causes bad breath.
Chew sugarless gums
Instead of consuming all kind of sweets that only causes bad breath afterwards, try chewing sugarless gum instead.
See your doctor
If your breath still smells bad even after applying all this strategies, then seeing a doctor should be the next thing to do. They will surely help you get to the root of the problem.
If you have bad breath, we strongly recommend you don’t take it with levity. And with these tips you can permanently get rid of them.