How to Get Rid of Smoke Breath
Nowadays, the health risks of drinking and smoking became better known. While individuals, communities, and government organizations moved to limit smoking and drinking, smoke and alcohol odors became less desirable and often abhorrent.
Smoking is an addiction and it affects millions of people. It also results in many unpleasant side effects. Obviously, one bad effects of smoking is having bad breath. Why does smoking make smokers have bad breath? Smoking tends to dry out the mouth because it reduces the presence of saliva, which keeps the mouth moist and washes away food particles and bacteria. A buildup of bacteria in the mouth will result in foul-smelling breath. In addition, the chemicals that are inhaled by the smoker tend to cling to the soft tissues of the mouth and increase the presence of bad breath. Therefore, many smokers find themselves seeking ways to eliminate their offensive breath.
It is also not unusual to see an anti-smoking commercial make its point by showing how spouses and dates are disgusted by the smell of a cigarette. Cigarette breath is not attractive or pleasing, and actually resists some people as all non-smokers will tell us at regular, but regardless of this cigarette smoking is a habit that’s hard to break, and why should smokers quit just to please others? Sometimes however we do want to smoke and yet still keep fresh breath. So how do we get rid of cigarette breath?
Brush your teeth
Brush your teeth after meals and after smoking. Use toothpaste with baking soda to eliminated bad breath. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and also brush your tongue for this is the region where most bacteria tend to build up. You can also use a tongue scraper to clean your tongue.
Prepare a natural mouth rinse of water and a few drops of peppermint oil, and rinse several times per day. Ensure that you only rinse with this solution; do not swallow.
Do you know that coffee has such a strong odor of its own that it overpowers the smoke smell. No one will notice the smoke because they will smell the coffee. So, drink a lot of coffee.
Water and Vinegar
You can have mouthwash using mixture of water and vinegar. Rustle it in your mouth for 60 seconds and then spit it out. The vinegar won’t taste great in your mouth, but it is well known for getting rid of strong odors.
Chlorophyll breath freshener
The new breath freshener uses a specially developed combination of natural ingredients, the active of which is chlorophyll that is a plant-derived chemical effectively removes odors. It doesn’t attempt to cover up the smell like a mint does because this new freshener eliminates the odor at its source.
Though it’s hard but this is the only real way to permanently solve your cigarette breath problem, and even then it may take several years for the smell to completely disappear. The money saved from buying cigarettes and the whiter teeth may help you move towards this idyllic solution however.
All in all getting rid of cigarette breath can be a huge challenge, with quitting smoking cigarettes the only real way to achieve it. Fortunately if you combine the above tips when needed you should be able to mask your cigarette breath when you need to.