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10 Tips for Better Smelling Breath

Keep your tongue clean

Gently brush your tongue with a soft nylon toothbrush after you brush your teeth.

Drink More Water!

The drier your mouth, the worse your breath gets

Keep Calm

Stress makes your breath worse!

Avoid breath mints and/or gum that contain sugar

These actually make your breath worse

Don’t try to kill the odor of bad breath with another odor

This is what most of the “Big Name” oral care companies would like you to believe works

Blow your nose more often

Your breath gets worse when you have a cold, allergies, or post-nasal drip

Don’t use mouthwash w/ alcohol or toothpaste that has sodium lauryl sulfate

Do you have any idea how many oral care products contain these two ingredients? Here’s a hint: just about all of them

Drink plenty of water when taking prescription medications

Many of these medicines make your mouth extremely dry

Stop Smoking

It will give you bad breath in a nanosecond, but may only take 20 years to kill you!

And finally, The Best Way to Eliminate & Prevent Bad Breath?

Use Clinically Proven Oxygenating Oral Products 


Important things you may not know about bad breath:

In most cases (about 90%), bad breath comes from the mouth itself.

- Despite public opinion, bad breath rarely comes from the stomach.

- Most people can smell other people’s breath, but have trouble smelling their own. So, if you think you have bad breath, you might or you might not. Bad taste is usually not a good indication. The best and simplest way to find out is to ask an adult in your family or a close friend.

- In the mouth, the most common source of bad breath is the very back of the tongue. Food debris, dead cells and postnasal drip can accumulate there, and the breakdown of the proteins by the resident bacteria causes foul odor. The second most important cause is bacteria breaking down protein between your teeth. By the way, the gasses and other molecules that the bacteria produce are toxic and can harm your gums as well. Two good reasons to floss every day (if you don’t believe me, smell the floss)

- Bad breath usually increases when the mouth is dry. Chewing sugarless gum for 4-5 minutes at a time can be helpful.

- The generalization that mouthwash works for only a few minutes is wrong. Try gargling right before bedtime for best results. Some researchers recommend alcohol-free mouthwash.

- Eating a hearty and healthy breakfast cleans the mouth and back of the tongue, gets the saliva flowing, and is probably good for you.

- Some people (maybe 5-7% of the population) have experienced small crumbly stones in their mouths that have a foul smell. These are called tonsilloliths. They are partially calcified, full of bacteria and develop in crypts in the tonsils. They smell pretty bad, but do not always cause bad breath (again, you have to ask someone).

- In the large majority of cases, bad breath can be dramatically improved or eliminated.

- Children as young or two or three can have bad breath from post nasal drip, dental plaque and transient throat infections. However, if they develop sudden offensive odor that appears to come from all over their body, ask the physician to check whether they stuffed something up one of their nostrils.

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