ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

The Healthy Mouth

Updated on August 17, 2012

Ways to Prevent Bad Breath

Solution to Bad Breath

You can find somewhat more than one or two ways to prevent bad breath, from dental hygiene to general dental maintenance. Thus, in the following paragraphs, we will be considering prevalent odorous breath and, simple activities that you should use as a solution to bad breath.

Terrible breath is not an unusual condition to be sure, all the same, not a situation anybody would like. Of course this is undoubtedly a problem that can be humiliating, but it does not actually have to be so, as we shall see in the following.

The Foods You Eat.
There are certainly foodstuffs renowned with regards to their intense smells, and these can affect the air you breathe out. Those food items commonly referred to as contributing factors to foul breath are, the onion family of plants, seasonings (such as curry), cheeses, fish, and acidic beverages which include coffee.

This bacteria, digesting the left over food bits in your mouth, create gas as a result of their activity, this is a huge contributor to the way your breath smells. All of these bacteria work collectively to eat the residue of foodstuffs on the back of your tongue and throat, producing gases like hydrogen sulphide and skatol, which causes halitosis.

Your Good Oral Hygiene.
Clearly, looking after your teeth is the primary line of protection. It's not only that foods stuck in between the teeth are causes for halitosis, as this food spoils in your mouth it will also accelerate the action of dental deterioration.

Using a first-rate mouth wash, after you have brushed your teeth, is going to get rid of a lot of the bacteria absorbing the residual foodstuffs.

Even though your own saliva will in fact destroy bacteria in your mouth, while you are asleep and not creating a great deal of saliva, the bacteria goes into over-drive. During sleep, your mouth will get dry, and dead cells attach themselves to your tongue and the inside of your cheeks. Bacteria start using these dead cells as food, the gases that result are the source of foul odors.

Tartar and Plaque.
Tartar and plaque ruins the enamel of your teeth, if unchecked. This then forms some other place for food particles to get lodged. It's not easy to remove these particles only through scrubbing your teeth, so this then adds to any bad breath troubles.

Periodic dental appointments, to reduce plaque developing are a must. Once a dentist cleans away plaque, repeated scrubbing and flossing is going to lessen plaque regrowth. Keep in mind that regardless of good teeth maintenance, plaque will start to build-up just as before.

Gingivitis.
Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums. Although quite common, it can, at the same time, become very serious. Gingivitis can quicken tooth decay, which if allowed to end up getting out of hand, can also cause suppuration of the gums, creating a stink.

To inspect for gingivitis, draw down your bottom lip and take a look at the place where your gums and teeth join. If you have a discoloration of the gums where they meet the teeth, you almost certainly already have it.

In order to beat gingivitis, regular dental appointments to eradicate plaque accumulation, certainly are a must. Also, brushing your teeth any moment you can, and using mouth wash should reward your efforts well. Some widely used toothpastes have been known to function efficiently, also.

In the event you simply aren't able to find a solution to bad breath, one of the best ways to ways to prevent bad breath, is to see your dental professional.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • chris587 profile imageAUTHOR

      chris587 

      6 years ago from brisbane

      Hello there Boefie.

      Thanks for the vote.

      Regards Chris.

    • Boefie profile image

      Boefie 

      6 years ago from Germany

      Interesting, voted up!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)