Evolve Dentistry | Dentist in Portishead, Somerset

24 Harbour Road Portishead BS20 7AL

24 Harbour Road Portishead BS20 7AL

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How do I get rid of bad breath?

How do I get rid of bad breath?

There are a number of ways that you can help reduce or prevent bad breath:

  1. Brush your teeth after you eat
  2. Floss or use interdental brushes at least once a day
  3. Ensure you brush your tongue daily
  4. Regularly clean dentures or dental appliances
  5. Drink water throughout the day
  6. Replace your toothbrush every 3 months
  7. Have regular Health Mouth Reviews
  8. Visit your Hygienist regularly

What causes smelly breath even after brushing?

Mouth infections are a common cause for bad breath, however, if your dentist has carried out a full examination and ruled this out, your bad breath could be due to other issues, such as a sinus condition, gastric reflux, diabetes, liver or kidney disease.

Does bad breath go away naturally?

You can usually improve bad breath by improving your dental hygiene routine. By brushing for at least 2 minutes twice a day and flossing / using interdental brushes, your breath should improve. If it doesn’t, then speak to your dentist at your next appointment.

How can I tell if my breath is bad?

If you don’t want to ask a friend or relative about your breath, you could try licking your wrist and then blowing on it. You should then be able to tell what your breath smells like.

How can I have a nice breath?

There are a few simple things you can do to help ensure your breath remains fresh, including:

  • Brush your teeth and gums at least twice a day
  • Gently clean your tongue regularly with a tongue scraper or cleaner
  • Use interdental brushes or floss daily
  • Visit your dentist regularly for a check-up
  • Keep your dentures and dental appliances regularly

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