Helping your children treat bad breath

bad breathWe often think that bad breath only appears in adults. Unfortunately, even children can be plagued with bad breath from time to time. If your child is suffering from less-than-fresh breath, here are some tips to help you battle it.

Focus on the tongue

Research shows that bacteria love to live on the tongue. However, not all bacteria are a bad thing. In fact, some bacteria that hangs out in the back of the throat can actually prevent bad breath. However, when these bacteria are overpowered by foul-breath-causing bacteria, the result is bad breath. Cleaning the tongue thoroughly is a great way to fight against this type of bacteria. [Read more…]