Care recipient (cr) has bad breath

Try: Encourage the cr to brush his or her teeth after every meal if the cr has dentures encourage him or her to rinse them off with warm water after every meal encourage the cr to find a mouthwash that destroys bacteria and use it on a regular basis encourage the use of mints to freshen breath recurring bad breath can be a sign of gum disease check the cr regularly for signs of inflammation along the gum line

Materials: Tooth brush toothpaste or denture cleaner mouthwash mints

Categories: Medical Physical, Personal, Social, Some Supervision, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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Keywords: Breath embarrassing dentures gum disease halitosis

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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