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Food That Causes Bad Breath
I brush my teeth for 3 minutes, i floss, i drink water, and i don't eat foods that cause bad breath (onions etc) but for some reason i still have bad breath?
Bad breath: A foul odor coming from the mouth is usually bacterial. Very often from bacteria housed in tartar (calculus). Getting your teeth cleaned by a hygienist regularly is very important. Another area can be the back of the tongue. Be sure to brush your tongue or use a tongue scraper. ...Read more
Possible.: It is absolutely necessary to chew food properly before you swallow as digestion begins in the mouth, when food gets mixed with saliva.The food also is properly pulverised so that stomach acid & other enzmes of intestine can act upon the food more readily, & hence this process helps i n proper digestion.If the food is not digested properly, it backs up in the system, & when you burp, bad breath occurs. ...Read more
I was reading about how not chewing your food causes poor digestion. Could bad breath happen because of it?
Usually a cause: There is usually a cause for bad breath. Proper oral hygiene and healthy dentition and gums is the most important. But meds, supplements, poor nutrition and leaking fillings and/or crowns (caps, ) can be sources. Get a thorough checkup. Brushing your tongue does help. You do not want to overuse breath mints, etc., because the sucking on the mints can cause problems over time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Watch your diet: You can't eliminate bad breath from food...Unless you mean eliminate bad breath from eating. The best bet is to not eat things that will give you bad breath emanating from either your mouth or your stomach. Case in point...Onions, garlic, broccoli etc. But you can keep your teeth and tongue clean to help with the oral problem of bad breath. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad breath: The most common cause of bad breath is not brushing and not flossing your teeth. It is also important to clean your tongue. Regular dental care is essential. If this does not else innate bad breathe, then there are some medical causes for bad breath that your doctor can help, you with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trial and error: Eating carrots celery and apples are a good start. Avoid garlic, onions and alcohol. After that try different foods and see which ones have a negative effect. Get your teeth cleaned at your dentist. Do you have acid reflux , if so medication can help.? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bad breath can't. Get rid of can my bad breath is due to weight or the types of foods I eat ?will it give me breathing problems in the future
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