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  • Bad Breath Cures - Not So Easy To Find A Solution  By : Del Carl
    A recent study showed that mouthwashes (even "antibacterial" brands), gums, and breath mints merely mask the bad breath problem. It showed that they only work for a short time (an hour at most) because the bacteria in the mouth are still alive and well.
  • Bad Breath Sufferers Beware  By : Del Carl
    You will most certainly have bad breath if you suffer from active gum disease (bleeding gums), or if you are dieting successfully. Normally you will have diminished salivary flow and be prone to bad breath if you are over 55 years of age, or if you take antidepressants, birth control, sinus, or heart medicines. Others who smoke or drink alcohol will have bad breath too.
  • Bad Breath, or Halitosis, Why Does It Happen Really?  By : Del Carl
    Not only bad breath, but also other oral health problems such as gum disease, have been shown in clinical research to be mainly caused by the build-up of nasty odour-releasing bacteria on the surface of the tongue.
  • Halitosis - how to self-medicate  By : Mitamins Team
    It�s not much fun having halitosis, but think about it. At least you have a highly curable condition. Once you have named your condition, with the help of some candid colleagues or family, all you have to do is eat the right foods and take care of your gums and teeth and it just won�t bother you.
  • Are You Ashamed Of Your Bad Breath?  By : Sandra Prentice
    There's nothing more embarrassing than seeing a look of distaste on someone's face when you're talking to them when you know it's caused by your bad breath.
  • Bad Breath Can Damage Your Career  By : Gail Mason
    Not only can bad breath affect your social life, it can also have a negative impact on your career and job prospects. If you want to get the job that you really want you might want to brush your teeth more often and stay away from the coffee. This is because, as some studies show, people who have bad breath are less likely to be considered for a job than people with sweet smelling breath.
  • Laser Zapping Bad Breath  By : Gail Mason
    For anyone who has suffered from bad breath, the effects on your self esteem can be devastating. How many times have you been in the close company of others only to wonder if your bad breath was leaving a negative impact? For many people bad breath is a fact of life and, although they have tried my cures, they continue to suffer. Bad breath can be distressing and embarrassing when it occurs every day.

    One cause of bad breath, for which there has never before been a cure, is a form of halitosis that emanates from the tonsils. If you�re one of these people for whom bad breath is connected to the tonsils you�ll be pleased to know that a laser treatment is all that it takes to bring you some relief.
  • Bad Breath Solutions  By : Gail Mason
    When it comes to bad breath the natural remedies that most people think of are to improve on their brushing and flossing routine. However, a well balanced diet can also play a big role in eliminating your bad breath problems. A digestive system that works efficiently can greatly reduce the amount of bacteria in your body that are the cause of odors.
  • Dry Mouth and Bad Breath  By : Gail Mason
    If you have a dry mouth, you�ll have less saliva. And less saliva in your mouth can lead to bad breath. Saliva is very important to dental and oral hygiene since it performs the following functions:

    � Saliva provides necessary enzymes which are needed to digest your food.
    � Saliva helps to stabilize the pH levels in your mouth, which in effect control the amount of acids that are present.
    � Saliva provides adequate levels of oxygen which are needed to keep the tissues in your mouth fresh and healthy.
  • Causes and Cures of Bad Breath  By : Gail Mason
    Before you can fix bad breath you have to have some idea of what is causing it. In about 80 to 90 percent of the cases of bad breath the culprit will be something that is in your mouth. Usually this will be nothing more serious that a mouth that is dirty. Plaque is one of the leading causes of bad breath. Plaque is an invisible layer of bacteria that is present in your mouth. Bacteria can often cause bad breath.

  • How to Determine If You Have Bad Breath  By : Gail Mason
    If you suspect that you have bad breath you�ll want to try and determine what type of bad breath you have so that you can take steps to cure it. Bad breath can come under three categories: (1) morning breath, (2) temporary bad breath, and (3) persistent bad breath.

    There are ways of deciding whether you have bad breath so that you can find a remedy:

  • What Is Bad Breath?  By : Gail Mason
    There are over 90 million people who suffer from simple bad breath or from more severe halitosis. For most people the cause of their bad breath will emanate from their teeth, gums, and tongue. The bad odor will come from bacteria in the mouth that is the result of food particles left in the mouth after eating. Poor dental habits can also be a major contributing cause of bad breath. Decay in the mouth will produce a sulphur compound which leaves behind a bad smell.

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