Bad breath is medically called halitosis, it can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits.
How Do Poor Habits Cause Bad Breath
If you don’t brush and floss teeth daily, food particles can remain in your mouth, promoting bacterial growth between teeth, around the gums, and on the tongue. This causes bad breath
In addition, odor-causing bacteria and food particles can cause bad breath if dentures are not properly cleaned.
Smoking or chewing tobacco -based products also can cause bad breath, stain teeth, reduce your ability to taste foods, and irritate your gums.
If you’re the person with bad breath or have a friend with such, here are three easy ways to get rid of it:
Lemons like most citrus fruits are acidic. They prevent the growth of most bacteria. To get rid of mouth odour, add a teaspoon of lemon to a cup of water. Add a pinch of salt. Gargle this mixture before bed daily.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar has antiseptic properties. To get rid of bad breath, mix a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with a cup of water and drink.
3. Baking Soda
Baking soda is the “baba nla” of DIY hacks everywhere. You can use it to white your teeth, remove bad breath and even to bake. For mouth odour, mix a teaspoon of baking soda in warm water. Gargle this mixture twice a day for maximum effect.