Monthly Archives: December 2012

Suggestions to combat chronic halitosis the next day.

Flossing is a dental treatment where dentist use silk or thin nylon ribbon to remove dental plague or food between teeth. Flossing has various health benefits. One of the benefits is download that it helps eliminating bad breath. This is because flossing daily removes food or/and bacteria stuck on or between your teeth, which is the main reason for this problem. For this reason, flossing is the safest and convenient way of eliminating bad breath.


The medical term for bad breath is halitosis and it is the most common dental problem today. It is an oral health issue and people only try to get rid of it because it is an embarrassing situation. However, this problem could be lot serious than you may think because it can also be a sign of a disease.
There is a reason halitosis why your mouth has saliva. Mouth is more vulnerable to plagues when it has less saliva which ultimately leads to bad breath. There many reasons why a mouth can produce less saliva. Some of the reasons are explained below.
In the state of dehydration, when you are thirsty or hungry, your mouth will produce less saliva that leads to increase in bacteria and then to bad breath. For this, you need to intake enough fluid first and then floss your teeth. Your mouth also produces saliva when you are chewing food. Therefore, you may experience bad breath when you are in dieting or eating properly food.
Drinking beverages that contain alcohol is another reason for bad breath. Therefore, it is best to avoid alcoholic drinks completely since it also leads to other diseases and health issues. If you are addicted to then you must try your best to avoid alcohol and, in the meantime, floss your teeth regularly.
If you are on a diet, then you should try mint floss because it will not only clean your teeth and eliminate bad breath but will also leave a taste of fresh mint in your mouth that will help you resist eating extra amount of food. People on low carbohydrate diets also sometimes experience this problem, but it may not be due to the diet. In this case, you must intake plenty of water to avoid lack of saliva.
As stated above, poor breath can be a sign of a disease. These diseases or health issues include dental cavities, strep throat, oral cancer, infected root canal and tonsils. Therefore, it is not wise to underestimate this sign and maintain your oral health by regularly brushing and flossing teeth.