- An easy way to prevent it is to chew parsley after a meal. Parsley contains chlorophyll, a known breath freshener. Even betel leaf is an excellent remedy for bad breath.
- Avoid foods known to cause bad breath such as garlic, onions, cabbage, certain spices, and coffee.
- A dry mouth a major reason when it comes to bad breath. Sip water throughout the day and during meals. Chew sugar-free gum or dissolve a sugar-free candy slowly to keep help produce more saliva.
- As mouth exposed to less oxygen and is inactive during the night, the odor is usually worse upon awakening. It may be transient, often disappear following eating, brushing one’s teeth, flossing or rinsing with specialized mouthwash.
- Breakfast healthy with rough foods helps clean the very back of the tongue.
- Gargling before bedtime with an effective mouthwash.