Bad breath is an unpleasant condition. It is an embarrassment for those who know about it and an inconvenience to others when people with bad breath are not aware of their problem. If you are concerned about bad breath then meet your dentist to identify and treat the problem.
Good oral hygiene is the best way to prevent bad breath. Brush your teeth after every meal if you can. If not, brush at least twice a day. Use a soft toothbrush. A medium or hard toothbrush is too hard on your gums. It can cause receding gums, which allows food particles to get stuck between your gums and your teeth. When these food particles begin to rot, they are a bad breath cause as well as other problems.
Brushing, flossing and seeing your dentist regularly may reduce bad breath. Some dental hygienists recommend brushing your tongue, since it traps large amounts of bacteria. Additional protection against the buildup of bacteria in your mouth can be achieved by rinsing with a mouthwash after you finish brushing.