In the last years Ramadan which is the summer months, 15-16 hours of hunger and thirst, inevitably cause bad breath. There are many questions about this directed to me from my patients and directed to the clergy. Is there a solution to bad breath in Ramadan? In order to be comfortable in business, school and other social environments, it is normal to want to prevent bad breath. When fasting, halitosis is not inevitable. This is a problem that we can easily be solved.

Normally, bad breath may be due to tooth and gum problems or some health problems. However, physiologically, a group of gases that accumulates in the morning when you wake up in the morning, and bacteria with increased salivary flow, cause bad breath. The situation that occurs when fasting is similar.

Enjoy your fresh breath in Ramadan

Some of the preventions you can take during the month of Ramadan can help you reach a more spacious breath:

You should brush your teeth twice a day in this mouth too. It is important to carefully brush the teeth, tongue and the inside of the cheeks after the Iftar and Sahur.

It is useful to complete your oral care with dental floss and mouthwash.

You need to drink plenty of fluids after Iftar. During the day, you can help to prevent bad breath by protecting the body health by drinking the water you cannot get. It is also helpful to drink water with lemon.

I recommend that you do not eat onions, garlic and very spicy food, especially in sahur. This kind of food causes more thirst and bad breath during the day.

It is important that you visit your dentist before Ramadan to solve any possible problems in your teeth and gums, because chronic halitosis is largely caused by intra-oral problems.