Bad breath – or halitosis - is an immediate turn-off; it’s repulsive, unattractive and a sign of bad hygiene. It’s not detrimental to your health, but it may cause social issues, which can affect your self-confidence and poise. It’s also unpleasant for your close friends, colleagues and family who have to deal with it daily, so its best you get it sorted and this guide will help you.
[Read: What Causes Bad Breath?]
Causes of bad breath
There are a multitude of causes, and luckily, most can be remedied with good hygiene practice. Smoking is a significant contributory factor, but we don’t all smoke. Some foods - which are high in protein – trigger it, as do tooth infections, gum disease and gastrointestinal disorders. Alcoholic drinks can have a negative short-term effect.
[Read: Good Oral Hygiene Practices]
What can we produce from our own kitchen to improve your breath? These mouthwashes should really be long-term solutions, which can fight off bad-breath when it’s not practical to brush your teeth or manage your oral hygiene.
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