Most people take a lot of pride in their appearance and always want to look their best, but it’s easy to overlook the need for fresh breath and especially if you have a busy lifestyle. Follow our easy tips to keep you smiling about your fresh breath.
If you work long days or have a busy social life, make sure you can brush on the go in addition to brushing first thing in the morning and again at night. It only takes a few minutes to freshen your breath during the day so keep a toothbrush and toothpaste with you so you can brush after lunch.
Water Works Wonders
Coffee might be great as a pick me up, but water is ideal for remaining well-hydrated and for maintaining fresh breath. It also ensures your body can make plenty of saliva, keeping your mouth moist and fresh.
Be Smarter About Your Food Choices
Choose the foods you eat wisely and avoid smelly foods like garlic and onions when you need to be near others. These foods can taint your breath until they are eliminated from your body, up to 72 hours later. If you are out for a meal and eat something that smells strongly, chew the parsley garnish on your plate as it will help to freshen your breath.