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What is Halitosis?

A.K.A CHRONIC BAD BREATH

IT ISN'T THE 5 MINUTES OF BAD BREATH AFTER A SPICE-HEAVY MEAL OR MORNING BREATH

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CAUSES OF HALITOSIS

1

ORAL PROBLEMS
80% OF THE CAUSES ARE IN THE MOUTH

  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Cavities
  • Gum problems
  • Unclean dentures
  • Salivatory gland disorders
  • Dry mouth

2

CAN'T CONTROL THE CRAVING? CERTAIN THINGS CONTRIBUTE TO HALITOSIS MORE THAN OTHERS

  • High-protein or low-carbohydrate diets
  • Acidic foods
  • Sweets
  • High intake of onions and garlic
  • Excessive coffee and alcohol
  • Tobacco

3

THE PHLEGM FACTOR
SINUS INFECTIONS ARE A KNOWN CAUSE

When mucus stops circulating due to sinus infections, it builds up and allows bad-breath-causing bacteria to thrive in the mouth.

4

OTHER MEDICAL/PHYSICAL CONDITIONS

  • High-protein or low-carbohydrate diets
  • Acidic foods
  • Sweets
  • High intake of onions and garlic
  • Excessive coffee and alcohol
  • Tobacco

HERE'S THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT BAD BREATH

It's a fairly common condition, making it quite treatable.

1

RE-EVALUATE YOUR ORAL CARE ROUTINE

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SCRAPE THAT TONGUE
A large number of bad-breath-germs live here.

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FLOSS THOSE TEETH
To clean between the teeth.

2

DRINK LOTS OF WATER

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It prevents dry mouth and flushes out leftover food particles before they make your breath smell terrible.

3

RINSE TWICE A DAY WITH LISTERINE

THE 4 ESSENTIAL OILS KILL BAD-BREAD-CAUSING
BACTERIA THAT BRUSHING AND FLOSSING LEAVE BEHIND

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IF IT DOESN'T GET BETTER TAKE A VOW
OF SILENCE OR SPEAK TO YOUR DENTIST

Don't be embarrassed to open up about the problem to your doctor. They're professionals who will most likely be able to diagnose and treat your breath issues.