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16/04/24 – Can Bad Breath be Smelt or Tasted whilst Kissing?

Can Bad Breath be Tasted or Smelt whilst Kissing? Many people who suffer from bad breath may wonder whether the person they are kissing can smell their breath. We hope to help find the answer to that. Kissing isn’t just a physical act, multiple senses are involved such as taste and smell. So can the…

11/03/24 – Can you smell your own breath if its bad?

Can you smell your own breath if it’s bad? Bad breath also know as halitosis is or has been a concern for most of us at some point of our lives. Whatever causes the bad breath, it’s impact on one’s confidence can be fairly stressful. The short answer to the question of whether you can…

05/03/24 – Why does my breath smell though my hygiene is good?

In this blog we ask Why do I still have bad breath even though my oral hygiene is good? Does my breath really smell bad? What is bad breath? What are the causes of persistent bad breath? Why do I still have bad breath even though my oral hygiene is good? Bad breath is a…

20/02/24 What does Bad Breath smell like?

What does bad breath smell like? Halitosis – more commonly known as bad breath smells differently depending on the cause. It’s difficult to know whether your own breath smells or not, we can sometimes tell by the taste in our mouths. Hopefully you have a really honest friend or family member that you can ask….

03/10/23 Spicy Foods and Bad Breath

One question we are often asked is how do you prevent or get rid of bad breath that is caused by eating strong smelling or spicy foods? Firstly we need to understand why spicy foods can cause odourous breath. Foods like onion, garlic and spices can stick to the tongue and as we swallow them…

26/09/23 Why do people worry about having bad breath?

Bad Breath isn’t life or death so why do so many people worry if they have it? There are several reasons for worrying about bad breath. Social and Personal Bad breath can be socially embarrassing as sufferers may fear that others can smell their unpleasant breath. This can lead to self-consciousness, low self-esteem and anxiety…

19/09/23 Flossing your teeth made easier

Flossing is now even easier! Do you floss every day? This is usually one of the first questions that Dentists ask when you visit them. I have always found interdental brushes to be very effective. One brand in particular has dominated our shelves and the price has always been quite high but now Wisdom have launched their…

04/09/23 Can other people smell my bad breath?

Can other people smell my bad breath? Yes, chances are, if you can taste your bad breath, then other people can often smell your bad breath too, especially if it is strong or persistent. The signs that someone else can smell your breath are they may touch their nose, stand back or turn their head…

National Smile Month

Your Oral Health A healthy smile can be a great asset. Not only can it benefit you socially and help you in other things such as your careers and relationships, but it also has many more practical benefits. Your teeth have such an important role to play in your life. They help you chew and…

Is your Drink Causing your Bad Breath?

Dr. Gary Herskovits a Dentist in New York has said that what you drink has a huge influence on your breath. Here’s what he had to say; Alcohol Alcohol dries your mouth out which in turn allows more bacteria to form and to make your breath smell bad.  Some alcoholic drinks have a strong smell…

Is a Stomach Ulcer causing your Bad Breath?

Helicobacter pylori is a bacteria that’s found in the stomach of 40% of the population. This infection is most commonly associated with stomach ulcers but it has also been linked to bad breath.   A study from the Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry in Plymouth found that getting rid of helicobacter pylori with antibiotics…

Can Talking Too Much cause Bad Breath?

Anything that dehydrates the mouth will increase the risk of bad breath as saliva helps wash away odour-causing bacteria or cells.  That’s why mouth odour is worse in the morning because saliva flow has been reduced during the night.  Bad breath is more common in those who breathe through the mouth too. Talking a lot…

How to Avoid Bad Breath over Christmas and New Year

  Christmas is a time for socialising and enjoying time with your family and friends, the last thing you want to do is worry about bad breath. We are unable to smell our own breath so the only signs that you do have bad breath is when people turn away when you are talking to…

Latest Oral Care Advice is not to rinse after brushing BUT BEFORE

The latest oral care advice on brushing your teeth from the BDA (British Dental Association) suggests that rinsing your mouth after brushing washes away the fluoride from your toothpaste. This suggests our ProFresh Oral Care Routine is PERFECT because our ProFresh Mouthwash works best BEFORE brushing your teeth. We have always recommended using ProFresh Mouthwash…

Embarrassing Bodies talks about Bad Breath

  We all love watching Embarrassing Bodies on C4 from behind our cushions but this Doctor from EB gives some really useful advice about bad breath and how to get rid of it. This is what they had to say: There’s no shame in having halitosis (or bad breath, as it is more commonly known)….