Help With Bad Breath

Wow, what did you have to eat Mr. Dragon Breath? The Times Online recently reviewed popular bad breath solutions. Some of them are tried and true, and some are based on little more than word of mouth:

Tried, but not yet proven to be helpful:

  • chewing on parsley
  • chewing special gum
  • eating yogurt
  • chewing fennel seeds
  • chewing magnolia gum

Some research indicates it might help:

  • rinsing with antibacterial mouthwash
  • brushing with baking soda
  • popping peppermint oil
  • scraping your tongue

Proven health habits to keep bad breath at bay:

  • staying hydrated
  • munching on fruit
  • brushing frequently
  • quitting smoking
  • eating breakfast
  • flossing daily
  • seeing dental and medical professionals to rule out underlying problems
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