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How To Fully Get Rid Of Bad Breath Remaining After Dental Cleanings
Clean your mouth: You should clean your mouth thoroughly by brushing and especially flossing. You should use a tongue scraper to clean your tongue. It is important to moisturize your mouth as dry mouth will increase bad breath. Avoid foods such as onions, coffee, cheese or brush after you intake these foods, finally if you are on a low carb diet ketones are produced which cause bad breath so eat a carb rich snack. ...Read more
Bad breath: Keeping your mouth healthy can only be one part of getting rid of bad breath. There can be other causes of bad breath such as acid reflux and sinus drainage. Make sure your teeth and gums are healthy, both above and below the gumline. Just because they look good above the gums, there may be gum disease under the gums. Once you know they are good, if the bad breath persists consult your doctor. ...Read more
First things first: You need to have the cause of your halitosis determined. Is it a dental problem, gum problem, acid reflux, or your diet? Just masking the bad breath for 5 minutes with a "product" will not solve your problem... It will only frustrate you. Have a dental check up and then consult with your physician. Once the cause of your halitosis is determined, proper advice can be given. All the best.. ...Read more
What to do if I brush my teeth twice a day and use mouthwash too. Is this enough to get rid of bad breath?
Wrong assumption: Your problem may be caused by cavities, acid reflux, gum disease, or diet... All the mouthwash and brushing in the world will not solve your problem, only mask it for 5 minutes. Seek the help of a local dentist and physician who can examine you and determine the cause. ...Read more
How do you get rid of bad breath? My breath always smells gross. I mouthwash, brush my teeth, floss, eat mints, chew gum and it's still gross. Anyone have any tips?
See a dentist: You need more information about the cause of your problem. A dentist may be able to help. ...Read more
Been told by my dentist-i need 2 hav extraction of 1root tip, n hav my teeth filled cause of cavities. Should I go to see ENT and gastroenterology for my bad breath problem. I just want to get rid of bad breath
I have bad breath and I reaally want to get rid of it I brush my teeth daily (how often should I brush?
A simple solution: Bad breath even after brushing needs a powerful help. You can brush and floss and still have a bad breath. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...Read more
White coating on tongue, causing bad breath? How can I get rid of this? This white coating is causing me to have bad breath which is really embarrassing. I brush my teeth 3x's a day, flosh about twice a day and scrape my tongue after every brush. It alwa
See a dentist: Tongue scraping is a great way to remove the debris on your tongue. But it sound like this is not enough for you. There are other causes of bad breath and white tongues, it could be allergies, post nasal drip, thrush infection or other causes. Your dentist can examine your tongue and find a cause and treat it. ...Read more
How to get rid of consistent bad breath? When young I would never brush my teeth but now I do only once a day but it stinks I can feel it in my mouth
Really bad breath because of my tonsils I have a lot of tonsils stones I don't know how to get rid of the smell brushing teeth and mints not helping?
Prevention is key: To prevent bad breath and tonsil stones in the future, you must use dental floss, oxygenating toothpaste and mouthwash and a tongue cleaner to effectively neutralize the anaerobic bacteria from the very back of the tongue. This procedure three times a day will prevent tonsil stones from forming again. ...Read more
Floss, tongue scraper:
Sometimes flossing will help reduce the amount of bacteria that causes the bad breath. A tongue scraper is also useful in cleaning the tongue more effectively than just brushing it. If you do have bleeding gums then you should visit your dentist for your checkup / cleaning.
Other causes of bad breath may be from your sinus or stomach reflux. ...Read more
Depends: If the bad breath is caused by something you ate then the gum will mask the odor not eliminate it. The food must be digested and pass through your body before it will disappear. If it is caused by a medical or dental condition then you must get this condition treated before it will be eliminated. ...Read more
As soon as healed: Tonsillectomy is done when tonsils are enlarged and cause obstruction and infection in the throat. Often times enlarged tonsils cause bad breath too. Surgery is done to remove them and prevent repeated problems. Bad breath is caused by a large number of bacteria in the mouth, especially in infected tonsils decreases as soon as tissues start to heal after tonsillectomy. ...Read more
No, see a dentist: In the majority of cases, the cause of bad breath, or halitosis, is the product of bacteria in the mouth and gum disease. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...Read more
Sip water: Frequently, use biotene products or similar to help with the dryness. Consult your physician or dentist to find out the cause and be treated appropriately. ...Read more
Many causes...: Bad breath or halitosis, can have several causes, ; it is sometimes multi-factorial. Accumulation of plaque and tartar in between ;; behind the teeth + presence of cavities are common causes. Also, many people have more accumulation of germs and debris on top surface of their tongue (to be brushed daily too). Others:presence of "post nasal drainage", acid reflux/ digestive problems ; some foods. ...Read more
Bad breath home reme: Brush your tonge twice a day, gargle with mouth wash like listerine 3-4 times a day, eat your parsley, avoid onion, hot pepper and garlick, ease up on cheese, ban coffe tea whiskey and wine, carry a tooth brush and brush immidiately after the meal, rinse your mouth if you can not brush, chew a sugarless gum. ...Read more
Bad breath in mornin: Brush your teeth as soon as you get out of bed. ...Read more
Oral hygiene +: Make sure to double check your child's daily flossing and brushing. Remember to go to your dental check ups every 6 months. If dental/ oral hygiene are in order, see your pediatrician to rule out tonsil issues and reflux disease. Foods can cause or contribute to bad breath. ...Read more
ENT doctors!: If your bad breath is directly caused by sinusitis, it is best to get an advice from ENT doctors--they are the expert! On the other hand, if the sinusitis is due to a failing tooth or infection in the tooth that is leaking into sinus cavity, you need help from a dentist. A scan is a powerful tool to find the source of your sinusitis. Consult your ENT and dental doctors. Get fresh breath back! ...Read more
Dental exam: You may notice a fetid odor or loosening teeth or the gum tissue between your teeth will get gray or white and flatten; but the only sure diagnosis is from a periodontal exam and x-rays with your dentist. As long as the bacteria is in your gums, your breath may never get better. ...Read more
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