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March 22, 2022 3 min read 0 Comments

Do you have bad breath? If so, you're not alone.

Millions of people have bad breath, at least 1 in 3, so it's very common. In this article, we'll discuss five common myths about bad breath and how to get rid of it.


Myth 1: You Can Get Rid of Bad Breath Just by Using Gums or Breath Mints


Gums and Mints don't get rid of bad breath

While some people believe that you can get rid of bad breath just by using gums or breath mints, this is not actually the case.

Most chewing gums and breath mints are only able to hide what is causing the bad breath because it is only masking the odor molecules. But if you cover the bad breath up with flavor, what happens after a few minutes, when that flavor is gone? Yup- you guessed it. You notice that the bad breath has come back (it was actually always there).

In fact, using packs of gum or breath mints may actually make the problem worse. If you are trying to treat your bad breath with a product that contains sugar, you are helping the bacteria in your mouth make more sulfur compounds (aka bad breath).

Mouth Offis different than other gums and mints because the formula binds to and cleans away the odor causing bad breath molecules. This makes it a unique product and one that delivers on the promise of getting rid of bad breath.


Mouth Off gets rid of bad breath


Myth 2: Bad Breath Comes from your Stomach


Odor that comes from stomach is gas

Bad breath is a common problem and can be caused by many different things.

But bad breath does not come from your stomach. Odor coming from your stomach is actually called gas.

Some of the most common causes of bad breath are an imbalance in the bacteria in your mouth, dry mouth or other oral care issues, poor oral hygiene, smoking, drinking alcohol, and eating sugary, processed or flavorful foods. 

Myth 3: You Can Get Rid of Bad Breath Forever

Bad breath does come back

There is a lot of misinformation out there about bad breath, and many are looking for a 1 time forever fix. We're sorry to break it to you but no such thing exists. 

Your breath is a living working microbiome. This means there are thousands of bacteria in your mouth. Your mouth needs these bacteria (balanced) to be healthy and function properly.

Bacteria is what generates bad breath molecules (sulfur compounds). Since you can't get rid of the bacteria in your mouth, you will always be at risk for bad breath. But the good news is there are ways to take care of your mouth that decrease the chances of having bad breath. And there's Mouth Off, that gets rid of bad breath in seconds, and the clean breath benefits last for hours.


Myth 4: Mouthwash Gets Rid of Bad Breath 

Mouth Wash doesn't get rid of bad breath

Mouthwash is a common treatment for bad breath. However, mouthwash does not actually get rid of bad breath, especially if it has alcohol in it.

Mouthwashes with alcohol make bad breath worse because they dry out your mouth. Dry mouth can give you more bad breath.

Otherwise, most mouth washes focus on killing bacteria or germs, but doesn't get rid of the odorous compounds (sulfur compounds) that are what causes bad breath.


Myth 5: You Are Stuck with Your Bad Breath or Halitosis

Healthy Happy Mouth


There are many ways to treat or manage bad breath or halitosis. Chew Mouth Off to get rid of your bad breath in seconds. Also, brush your teeth and floss every day, drink lots of water, avoid sugary or processed foods and drinks, and see your dentists for regular visits. 

Conclusion: If you have bad breath, don't worry. There are ways to get rid of it.


Follow the tips in this post and you'll be on your way to a clean fresh mouth!


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