Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is a common condition that affects everyone periodically. To eliminate the odor we might catch ourselves chewing a piece of minty gum on the go, or take a quick swig of mouthwash before we leave the house for a night out. Here at Bensalem Family Dentistry, Dr. Michael Eisenbrock knows that bad breath can be very embarrassing, but did you know that you can fight it by eating a piece of celery?
Celery fights bad breath because it is rich in fiber which fights halitosis by breaking down plaque and sulfur compounds. Therefore, celery is a great thing to eat to help clean your mouth. It is also effective to munch on a carrot or an apple. Snacks that include crispy fresh fruits and vegetables step up your saliva flow between meals to help wash away bacteria from teeth, tongue and gums that can cause bad breath. These snacks can also help alleviate bad breath caused by hunger or fasting.
If you suffer from bad breath and would like to discuss your treatment options, please give us a call. To learn about the services we provide at our practice, visit www.bensalemfamilydentistry.com for more information. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Michael Eisenbrock, DDS at Bensalem Family Dentistry in Bensalem, PA, call us at 215-638-9952.