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Do you ever worry about your breath? If so, you know that there are a number of things you can do. For instance, you probably know that brushing and flossing will help you keep your mouth fresh. You know that you could also reach for mouthwash to cover your bad breath. However, would you be surprised to learn that there are also a few foods that can help your breath?

As you may already know, eating can lead to bad breath. When you eat, food particles will be left on your teeth, which might cause our bad breath. Luckily, saliva can actually carry this bad bacteria away—and crunchy foods like apples and celery could promote saliva flow. Sugarless gum will also promote saliva flow. Furthermore, the mint flavor of chewing gum can cover your bad breath.

Other foods could help your breath, including cranberries, parsley, and lemons. Dairy products can also help your teeth. Furthermore, those products can improve your breath, and they may also be a good source of calcium, which can keep your teeth healthy and strong.

Would you like to learn more about foods that can lead to good breath in Geneva, Illinois, we invite you to give Fox River Periodontics, PC a call at 630-232-7400. Our dentist, Dr. Kamy Noruzi, and the rest of our team will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help you keep your teeth strong. We’re excited to receive your call.