Friday, February 14, 2014

How to Manage Bad Breath

 

Today is Valentine's Day and on this special holiday, kissing is the universal symbol for romance and love.  What if you're ashamed and embarrassed you have bad breath?  Here are some quick fixes to help you smooch away without the worry:

  • Brush 2 times a day for 2 minutes; brushing regularly helps keep the mouth clean
  • When you brush, don't forget to lightly brush your tongue to get all the bacteria
  • Chew sugar-less gum; gum helps stimulate saliva production
  • Floss once a day; flossing helps get old, stale pieces of food that can get stuck between your teeth
  • Eat an apple; apple freshen and act as a natural flosser
  • Don't smoke; smoking; it dries out your mouth and leaves harsh chemicals in your mouth
  • Drink lots of water; bad breath can be caused from can be caused from a dry mouth
  • Drink green tea; it contains antibacterial compounds that fight germs in your mouth

These are a few ways to help with bad breath, if you notice that you have persistent bad breath, call Periodontal Associates today - 303-755-4500.  Bad breath can be a sign of periodontal (gum) disease and should be addressed as soon as possible.  Drs. Versman, Heller, and Beckman are experts at treating periodontal disease and can help you.

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  1. I have always been a little self conscious about my breath. My boyfriend made a comment about my breath the other day, and it totally throw me over the edge. I know he meant well, but I was so embarrassed. Thank goodness I found your article, so I could learn simple was to fix the problem! totalfreedomdentalimplants.com

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  2. Whether it is Valentine's Day or some other event - throughout the year you need to take good care of your oral hygiene or else you will suffer from one or the other teeth problem. That is why, dentists suggest brushing of teeth regularly at least twice a day and occasional flossing at home or at a dental clinic.

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