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Why Does My Floss Smell Bad


Posted on 10/10/2022 by Office - Boone DMD
Why Does My Floss Smell BadHalitosis is another name for chronic bad breath. The prevalence of this illness is estimated to be somewhere around one in every four persons. When done flossing, the string will likely be complete with rotting food particles, most of which will be meat or fibrous material. This causes the string to smell bad when you are done flossing. If the meal remnants are left out for more than twenty-four hours, they will begin to rot and eventually disintegrate. This breakdown releases sulfur gas, responsible for the string's distinct odor.

When the teeth come into open contact with one another, it is typical for food to get trapped between them. If you run the floss between your teeth at any point and it glides easily without popping, you have found the most probable location for food particles to get lodged.

Bad Breath Can Be Treated


Various products are available, including gums, mouthwashes, and toothpaste designed to eliminate unpleasant odors. However, in addition to those, brushing and flossing your teeth every day is essential to keep bad breath under control. No matter how many different things you try, it will only be successful if the food particles are removed.

Once you have determined that the string of floss you are using has an unpleasant odor, there is another way to eliminate the smell. Using a tongue scraper to remove the bacterial layer and thereby reduce the number of bacteria that cause bad breath is beneficial.

Staying hydrated is essential. If you feel nothing is working for you, not even mouthwashes or an excellent oral routine, you should check to ensure that you are not dehydrating yourself. Consuming water consistently can help flush out bacteria.

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Wilsonville, OR 97070

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