When was the last time you enjoyed a nice, cool glass of water? For most of us, it's been far too long and that is one of the reasons why we may be dealing with halitosis. Believe it or not, a dry mouth is one of the leading causes of bad breath and this can easily be tested by doing a very simple thing that each of us does every day. Whenever you wake up in the morning, do you have a problem with morning breath? If you do, this is because you have a problem with dry mouth through the night which is perfectly normal. This dry mouth allows bacteria to grow, which releases a foul odor whenever it is feeding inside of our mouths.
Far too many of us have given up drinking water for other type of beverages that we may drink on a regular basis. Caffeinated sodas, coffee and tea all may help us to feel as if we are being hydrated but many of these things tend to dehydrate us even further because of their caffeine content. Not only that, some of the strings, such as coffee, are the enemy of fresh breath and may cause how opposes all on their own. If you really want to be able to combat halitosis, you should make sure that you're drinking plenty of water every day.
Not only will drinking water every day keep you hydrated, it will also keep your mouth hydrated which will reduce the amount of bacteria that is growing inside of it. Many people find it difficult to drink enough water on a daily basis whatever their first starting out so it is a good idea for you to move into it slowly. Try drinking five or six classes of water for a week and then add a glass of water every few days until you are fully hydrated. If you're halitosis is coming as a result of a dry mouth, you will notice results almost immediately.
Not only is drinking water great for your breath, it is also great for your body. Many people it started hydrating themselves regularly with water instead of through other drinks begin to notice differences in the way they feel and even in the way they look within just a few weeks. So not only will your breath smell great, you will look great as well.