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There is nothing more fun than going out with the person you love, but bad breath can pretty much ruin the evening. When you are able to put your best foot forward on your date from your breath to your look, it is sure to mean that romance will be in the air. Here are a few important tricks that will help you to keep your breath smelling great for your hot date.

 

Refrain from Eating Smelly Foods

 

The food you eat on (and before) your date is a huge factor in your breath. It is a good idea to avoid stinky foods before and on date night so you can keep your breath smelling great. Garlic and onions can both lead to some pretty strong breath, as can coffee. So it is important to make sure you avoid those kinds of foods to keep your breath as appealing as possible. Instead, go for delicious food with less strong flavors so you can keep your breath kiss ready.

 

Visit Your Dentist

 

If you notice that you have consistently bad breath, it may point to a bigger problem that you should resolve with your dentist. Things like tooth decay and gum disease can both lead to stinky breath, and it’s important to take care of them early. Make sure you are visiting your dentist regularly so that you can keep your teeth healthy and your breath smelling good. This will protect you when you go on date nights so you can enjoy the romantic evening you were hoping for.

 

Up Your Hygiene Routine

 

It can often be that your dental hygiene is lacking if you are noticing bad breath on a regular basis. In these cases, it is a good idea to work on your oral hygiene so that your teeth and mouth are healthy and clean. This means making sure you brush your teeth twice daily and that you floss at least once a day. It is also a good idea to use mouthwash and be sure to choose sugarless gum if you decide to chew gum as well. The daily decisions you make about your dental hygiene are essential to the health of your mouth and the sweetness of your breath.

 

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