Cure Bad Breath – With Simple Household Items!

April 2, 2006 | Filed Under Home remedies 
What if you wake up one morning before an important meeting with a few of the big executives of your company and notice that you have a case of bad breath? In other word, your breath which usually smells nice and fresh all of a sudden smell so bad that you yourself can’t stand it. To be honest with you, most people would panic, I know I would panic too, but you have to keep our calm and composure and try to find the cause of that sudden case of breath problem. Or better yet, find a quick solution for now and find the cause later!

If you are superstitious you’d say that it is a bad omen and cancel the meeting. But you know better, the meeting with the big execs can mean a promotion for you and ultimately boost your career. Forget about cancelling the meeting and focus on how to get rid of that bad breath fast.

You now have less than 2 hours before the meeting and you have to carefully choose your options. Your best option now is to run to your local convenience store and buy some breath mints. It can be anything such as dentyne ice, dentyne fire, dentyne classic, clorets or whatever will do the job for the next three to four hours.

Now, that you know of that sudden little problem, which may not be a problem after all. It could have been something you ate the night before and your body or rather your breath is reacting to it. In anycase, you’ll have to focus and try your best to forget about it else you’ll be self-conscious and that can have a detrimental effect on the outcome of the meeting.

After the meeting and the big execs are satisfied with your performance, now would be a good time to concentrate and find the cause of that bad breath outburst specially if it has been lingering for a few days after the first eruption.

Know for your information that million of people throughout the world suffer from bad breath. That alone can break your confidence and self esteem and can cause severe depression.

Bad Breath Cause:

There are not one but many reasons that can cause it. Causes can be as varied as bad dental hygiene, bacteria in mouth, infection, diabetes, drugs, gum disease, heavy metal accumulation, liver disease, smoking, sulfur, and tooth decay. Plaque on the tongue can cause bad breath where bacteria can grow. If you do not clean your mouth after consuming alcoholic drinks, tobacco chewing, cigarette smoking, and foods like onions, garlic, etc., that too can contribute to bad breadth. A deficiency of vitamin B and/or zinc may be the cause of your bad breath. Try taking a supplement with the advise of your Medical doctor.

Bad breath Cure :

Brush your teeth regularly after every meal, specially after consuming milk products, fish and meat.

Wash the tongue with baking soda dissolved in warm water to reduce the acidity in your mouth making a less-friendly environment for the bacteria to grow.

Use Mouthwash containing cetylpyridinium chloride, chlorine dioxide, sodium chlorite or zinc may serve as an antibacterial agent, that can control the number of anaerobic bacteria in mouth.

You can chew on Parsley, coriander, basil, rosemary, thyme, wintergreen, cardamom seeds, cinnamon bark, clove, fennel or anise seeds since they are great breath freshners.

Rinse your mouth before sleeping with a glass of water with the juice of half a lemon and drink plenty of water throughout the day.

After all, the sudden case of bad breath could have been the result of eating a bad pizza the night before. But it is always best to talk to your periodontist about it on your next visit.

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