Treating Bad Breath
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EVER HAD MORNING BREATH? WONDER WHY?

It’s because your mouth produces less saliva during sleep. This dryness causes less cleansing of bacteria and other debris in your mouth. Bacteria uses these food particles as food, causing odor that’s as unpleasant as when the alarm clock goes off.

GO BEYOND BRUSHING

Only 20% of bacteria in your mouth resides on your teeth. Here's how to keep your whole mouth healthy:

FLOSS-TIP BRISTLES

Reaches deep to rid bacteria along the gumline and in between teeth

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TONGUE & CHEEK CLEANER

Gently removes bacteria from the walls of your mouth as you brush. Strips millions of bacteria from where it commonly collects

Remember to rinse dental implements with warm water during and after their use to remove bacteria

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DIETERS BEWARE

Infrequent eating and low-carb living can result in bad breath. The breakdown of proteins can lead to volatile sulfur compounds, the major compounds in bad breath. So, if you’re watching what you eat, be sure to follow the above advice.

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ODOR PERSISTENCE COULD BE A SIGN OF:

Talk to your doctor if increased oral care doesn't resolve your bad breath

  • DIABETES
  • CHRONIC SINUSITUS
  • CHRONIC BRONCHITIS
  • RESPIRATORY ISSUES
  • LIVER DISEASE
  • KIDNEY DISEASE

This article is intended to promote understanding of and knowledge about general oral health topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your dentist or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment.

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