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Did You Know…
You can't catch
several different kinds of bacteria that cause bad breath such
as hydrogen sulfide, and methyl mercaptan.
Bad breath is
rarely caused by sinus problems, stomach conditions or dental
Halitosis is a
disease of chronic bad breath.
can do to take a stand against bad breath.
Brush and floss
regularly. Be sure
to brush and floss carefully to remove pieces of food that get
caught between teeth and gums, also give that tongue a good
brushing, especially in the back. Chew gum.
Chewing sugar free gum increases saliva which in turn will
Drink lots of water. Remember, bacteria love
a dry climate.
Eat your fruits and
vegetables. Snack on
fibery, teeth scrubbing foods such as carrots, apples, and
Visit your dentist. Try to have at least 2 deep cleaning visits at the dentist per
contains tiny taste buds that help you taste everything.
People are born with about 10,000 taste buds that can detect
sweet, sour, bitter, and salty flavors. Try the following
experiment to see where the different taste buds are
Your teeth are
covered with a layer of enamel. This is one of the hardest
parts of the body. A layer of bacteria called plaque builds
up on your teeth every day. The bacteria can use sugar from
your food to make acid that will attack your teeth causing
them to decay. Some food and drink already contains this
acid. Try this activity to see what acid can do to your