How to avoid bad breath?

The single most important thing you can do is brush and floss your teeth on a regular basis. The majority of the time, bad breath is the result of bacteria or left-over food particles in the mouth. Therefore, if your desire is to stop bad breath, the easiest thing you can do is to brush and floss your teeth at least two times a day. In a relatively short period of time, you should start feeling and noticing the difference.

Rinsing your mouth after brushing is another very effective way to curb bad breath. You can use plain old water, although, mouthwash works great. Depending on how serious your bad breath issue is, both methods should be quite helpful in reducing the frequency of bad breath and helping you feel much fresher in the mouth.

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