8 Ways to Prevent Bad Breath

No one wants the embarrassment of having bad breath. This problem will negatively affect you, and the people around you. If you don’t want to be avoided like the (smelly) plague because of foul-smelling breath, here are some tips to make sure that you can enjoy fresh-smelling breath:

  1. Regular Tooth Brushing

tooth brushing

Brushing your teeth regularly will help keep your mouth clean.

  1. Use Dental Floss

dental floss

Flossing regularly will remove food debris that tooth brushing alone may not be able to get rid of.

  1. Clean your Tongue

tongue cleaning

Using a tongue scraper or a toothbrush, scrape off the film on the tongue surface that can lead to bad breath.

  1. Drink Water

drink water

Keep your mouth hydrated with water to avoid a dry mouth (which contributes to bad breath problems).

  1. Avoid Food with Strong Smells

garlic

Stay away from eating too much garlic, onions, and meat to avoid having smelly breath.

  1. Quit Smoking

quit smoking

Tobacco products and cigarettes will make your breath smell foul – and are harmful to your overall health.

  1. Eat Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

fruits and vegs

Munching on fresh fruits, such as apples and celery sticks, cleanses your mouth and can help it be free from bad odours.

  1. Visit Your Dentist Regularly

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Your dentist, and regular hygiene appointments, will ensure that you are free from the dreaded bad breath.