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Oral Hygiene

Halitosis or Bad BreathEveryone worries about bad breath from time to time, especially after eating garlic or drinking a cup of coffee.

Bad breath, also called halitosis can be caused by a number of factors:

  • The types of food you eat
  • Smoking and drinking
  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Cavities or gum disease
  • Medication
  • Certain illnesses

There are some quick remedies that can freshen your breath temporarily, but Continue reading

Woman checking bad breathBad breath (medical term : halitosis) tells us that something is out of balance. There are many underlying causes of bad breath, below are four most common.

  1. Food

Certain foods such as onions, garlic, scallions or chives may cause bad breath because they contain smelly sulphur compounds. Dairy, meat, and fish contain dense proteins which are used as a food source by the anaerobic, sulphur-producing bacteria, the common cause of bad breath in your mouth. Eating refined and processed sugars e.g. a dessert after a dense protein meal , or drinking coffee or juice can trigger this problem as they create acidic environment which is an ideal breeding ground for the bacteria . Continue reading

man with toothacheDental health is about so much more than just the health of the mouth, teeth, and gums. Bad teeth full of untreated cavities, gums that bleed, and bad breath can have far deeper reaching consequences than just visual impact.
Long-term gum infection can eventually result in the loss of your teeth, but the consequences may not end there. Recent research suggests that there may be an association between oral infections — primarily gum infections — and more serious health problems: Continue reading


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