How to beat bad breath

How to beat bad breath
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Clean mouth is the one-stop solution for halitosis, say dentists Are you uncomfortable with bad breath? And...

Clean mouth is the one-stop solution for halitosis, say dentists

bad2Are you uncomfortable with bad breath? And feeling shy and awkward to move in social gatherings or parties freely? Bad breath creates a lot of inconvenience to anyone in fact. A In medical terms this is called as halitosis. Because of this problem, many people cannot talk freely and move confidently with anyone. They suffer from inferiority complex.

Why bad breath occurs? bad3`The reasons are

  • Indigestion
  • Acidity
  • Ulcers in stomach
  • Tuberculosis
  • Bronchitis
  • Lung infections
  • Liver and kidney diseases
  • Sinusitits
  • Diabetics who suffer from dryness of mouth.
  • People who have habit of mouth- breathing , they too have bad-breath problem
  • People who take excess medications
  • Alcoholics and serious smokers
  • Dental cavities
  • Eating sulphur related food items
  • Gingivitis, Periodontitis
  • Oral cancer in some
  • Improper maintenance of artificial dental dentures
  • Irregular teeth

Treatment modalities: l Consult dentists if bad breath is related to dental problem. l If it is related to nose, have to consult ENT surgeon l If it is related to lungs, better to contact pulmonologist l If it is related to gastroenterology problem, contact gastro-enterologist.

To prevent bad breath:

  • Brush teeth twice a day and clean the tongue
  • Rinse mouth fully
  • Correction of irregular teeth
  • Keep away from smoking, alcohol, pan- chewing and gutka
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Eat fibre-rich vegetables
  • Consult the dentist for every six months without fail
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