Flowers, chocolates, candlelit dinners, and… bad breath?! Dealing with halitosis is certainly no way to spend your Valentines Day. Luckily, your favorite Boston dentist is on the case with a list of home remedies.
Bad breath is caused by bacteria in the mouth, namely within the surface of the tongue, throat, gums, and even in small holes in the teeth. If daily brushing and flossing still leave your mouth feeling less than fresh, here’s a great list of simple and practical remedies from www.badbreathlogy.com that you can try to cure halitosis:
See your dentist or doctor if bad breath still persists. Because the odor can come from abscesses in the gums, stingy plaque build-up, or decay at the roots of the teeth, keeping up with periodic professional dental cleanings is a must. Consulting with your dentist may help to uncover some other health reasons at the root of the problem.