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Remedies for Bad Breath

Posted by on Thursday, May 7, 2009, 14:52
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It seems terribly obvious. If you have bad breath, you brush and floss your teeth regularly, pass on the onions and see your dentist on a regular basis. Here are some simple tips you can to use when having bad breath:

Brush your tongue
Some of us will spent two to three minutes everyday polishing our pearly whites. The rest of us barely bother we spend less than one minutes with a brush in our mouth. Such neglect can lead to a buildup of bacteria that cause gun disease and tooth decay, not to mention breath that can peel off wallpaper ;).

Oral hygiene is cure to prevent bad breath. Dentist say that the velvety textured is loaded with food particles and bacteria that can cause bad breath, and that brushing your tongue, or even wiping it with a rough towel, is a good way to clear off the germs that cause bad breath.

More baking soda
Long ago, in the days before sparkle toothpaste and pump bottles, there was baking soda. Baking soda was cheap and effective. It cleaned teeth so well, in fact, that some toothpaste manufacturers now include baking soda to help freshen their breath. Baking soda actually changes the acidity in your mouth and makes it a less friendly environment for the bacteria that help cause bad breath, experts explain.

More greens
Many people say they chew parsley, and some says they chew mint leaves to sweeten their breath. Both parsley and mint have long been used as breath fresheners with good results. These plants contain strong scented oil that mask mouth odors when they are chewed. Those who swallow the leaves get an additional breath freshening benefit says some doctors.

Both parsley and peppermint also have a history of use for digestive upsets and constipation. Both these plants apparently help to reduce the formation of intestinal gas and aid digestion by stimulating the flow of bile.

Chlorophyll
Although chlorophyll product manufacturers do not make the claim that their products can improve bad breath, people report that they work well in the regard.

Give up breath blasters
Those who ca not imagine life without garlic happily endure the odoriferous emanations that come from our bodies as a result of sucking down a plate of say Polish kielbasa.

Fruits and vegetables
Patients say they add fruits to their diet specifically to counteract bad breath. Fruits , vegetables and psyllium along with yogurt and wheat grass juice, topped the popularity poll. How might these foods work?

Well foods may help prevent constipation, which can contribute to bad breath. Some od these foods also contain chlorophyll, which its own deodorizing effect, A form of chorophyll called chlorophyllin copper complex is approved by the food and drugs administration as a safe and effective deodorizing compound. This product, sold in tablet form, can be used incontinent people to neutralize the odor of urine and feces.

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