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How to Defeat Bad Breath Once and For All

For some, bad breath, also known as halitosis, is a lingering problem that can inhibit a person’s self-confidence. However, there are many solutions that can help dissipate the causes of bad breath and help restore your confidence by tackling the root of the problem.

Bad breath odours vary, depending on the source or the underlying cause. Some people worry too much about their breath even though they have little or no mouth odour, while others have bad breath and don't know it.
Lots of small signals can indicate that you have bad breath. Have you noticed people stepping away when you start to talk? Do people turn their cheek when you kiss them goodbye?If you think you might have bad breath, there is a simple test that you can do.Simply lick the inside of your wrist and sniff – if the smell is bad, you can be pretty sure that your breath is too.Or, ask a very good friend to be absolutely honest, but do make sure they are a true friend!
The cause of bad breath may differ from one…

Diabetes and Dental Health Problems

We are all very aware that the health of our mouth affects the health of our entire body. The correlation between poor oral health and blood pressure problems, heart disease and even some cancers is well documented. There is one health subject that is very near to heart, as it is one that affects the most individuals on a daily basis. That subject is Diabetes. There are 3 well documented types of Diabetes, as well as several newly understood variations of each disease. All have similar and equally important affects on your oral health.
The 3 main types of diabetes are: Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Gestational Diabetes
Although each form of the disease has different treatment needs and underlying causes, if untreated they all result in high blood sugars and put you at greater risk for oral issues. High blood sugars can lead to gum disease, and gum disease can cause high blood sugars, which can lead to gum disease, which can cause….see how this works? If you have diabetes, you cannot afford …

Gum Disease Effect On the Whole Body

Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is the name for a range of oral health problems ranging from inflammation of the gums ( gingivitis ) to the more serious periodontitis (where gums pull away from the teeth and serious infection can result). Many people may have the early signs of gum disease and not even realize it! Symptoms like persistent bad breath, swollen gums, gums that bleed when flossing, sensitive teeth or painful spots on the gums when chewing can all be early signs of gum disease. It is well established that gum disease can be devastating to the mouth and is the leading cause of adult tooth loss and other oral problems. What is less well-known is that gum disease can also have negative impact on other parts of the body. The mouth is not an isolated ecosystem, but an integral part of the immune system. The mouth is intimately connected to many other parts of the body and a bacterial imbalance or gum disease in the mouth can create immune problems and inflammation in othe…