How to Get Rid of Plaque

How to get rid of plaque Dental plaque – is a film of soft and pale yellowish deposit on the gum line compose of mucus, food debris and bacteria cause by streptococus mutans. This filmy deposit can be easily remove by regular tooth brushing and flossing. 1. Brushing and Flossing This is the basic step …

Vitamins for Healthy Gums

                     Vitamins for healthy gums In my other pages I had been discussing physical things that we use to have healthy gums or to prevent periodontal disease that can lead to bad breath or halitosis. It is also essential to know what are the vitamins for …

Xerostomia or Dry Mouth

Dry mouth causes bad breath In cases of xerostomia bacteria will thrive more in the mouth. In hyposalivation, the quality of saliva is very poor causing this bacteria to be active, saliva is very important as a normal cleanser in the mouth. It also serves as a lubricant in the mouth. Poor quality of saliva …

Product Review

Waterpik Ultra Water Flosser I would like to review a product which is very important as a part of our daily oral hygiene. What do we do everyday as our daily basic routine towards a healthy mouth is tooth brushing, flossing, use of interdental brushes and using a mouthwash. One thing people find it is …

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby bottle tooth decay cause: Bad breath in children Baby bottle tooth decay (BBTD)  is a disease characterize by severe decay in the teeth of infants and young children between 12 months to 3 years. It is also considered as one of the cause of bad breath in children. Other terms:           …

Scurvy

What is scurvy Scurvy is a deficiency disorder caused by a lack of vitamin C or Ascorbic acid in the diet. Vitamin C is very important in the synthesis of collagen in humans.  Scurvy was a serious problem in the past, when fresh fruits and vegetables are not available during the winter season in many …

The Best mouthwash for Bad Breath

What is a Mouthwash Mouthwash or oral rinse is a medicated solution often containing an antiseptic or astringent use as an effective home care system by the patient to enhance oral hygiene. Some manufacturers of mouthwash claim that antiseptic and anti-plaque mouth rinse kill the bacterial plaque that causes tooth decay, gingivitis (inflammation of the …

Tonsillolith-Causes Bad Breath

What is Tonsillolith? In my other page, I enumerated the causes of bad breath and tonsillolith was briefly mentioned. In this page I would like to give more information about this very unfamiliar word as one of the cause of halitosis. People would sometimes wonder despite being orally healthy meaning no gum problem and teeth …