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Can avoiding foods that cause bad breath help you always or only temporarily?

Can avoiding foods that cause bad breath help you always or only temporarily?

See below: If you ovoid foods that make your breath bad your breath will be better until you start eating those foods again. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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

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I was reading about how not chewing your food causes poor digestion. Could bad breath happen because of it?

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 more

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I heard how not chewing your food causes poor digestion. Could bad breath be a result of that?

I heard how not chewing your food causes poor digestion. Could bad breath be a result of that?

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

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Please suggest what foods would a person be limited to in order to eliminate bad breath forever?

Please suggest what foods would a person be limited to in order to eliminate bad breath forever?

Wrong assumption: You assume that only changing your diet will guarantee an absence of halitosis, and that's just not true. Bad breath can be coming from your sinuses, your teeth and gums, and from acid reflux. Determine the cause and solve your dilemma. ...Read more

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What foods would a person be limited to if they didn't want any bad breath?

What foods would a person be limited to if they didn't want any bad breath?

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 more

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What are some tips to eliminate bad breath from food?

What are some tips to eliminate bad breath from food?

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 more

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Could not chewing food properly result in bad breath?

Could not chewing food properly result in bad breath?

Yes, it may: The bad breath may differ during the day, due to eating certain foods like garlic, onions, meat, fish, cheese and and not chewing your food completely can cause you to have bad breath. Ask your dentist for more information. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could not chewing food properly result in bad breath?

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 more

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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

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

Could be due: To dental issues or stomach issues. First check with the dentist . If that is good check with the doctor. It does not lead to breathing issues . ...Read more

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Dr. Greg Rubin
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