fresh breath
27 June 2017

Fresh Breath Tips

  1. Clean your tongue gently with a Breath-So-Fresh tongue cleaner as directed by Dr Osie
  2. Have your teeth cleaned periodically by a dental professional.
  3. Brush and floss your teeth as recommended by your dentist. Practice complete oral health and brush behind the back teeth in each row.
  4. Eat fibrous vegetables, such as carrots and celery. This helps to keep the tongue clean.
  5. Clean your mouth after eating and drinking proteins, such as milk products, fish and meat. The bacterial coating breaks down protein to produce sulfur.
  6. Drink plenty of liquids but be aware that drinking too much coffee may make the situation worse.
  7. Get control over the problem. Ask a family member to tell you whenever you have bad breath.
  8. Clean your dentures very well with a denture brush and soak overnight in a antiseptic solution as recommended by your dental professional.
  9. If you have a dry mouth your tongue coating will be worse. Post-nasal drip due to allergies or illness will make your breath worse, as continuous protein mucous is broken down by tongue coating and gives off sulfur.
  10. If odor comes from your nose and not from your mouth, see a doctor immediately as it may be caused by medical problems.