How to Eliminate Aligner breath in under 60 seconds!

How to Eliminate Aligner breath in under 60 seconds!

Why are people looking away when I'm talking to them?

That question is one we have all thought about at some point during our lives, but with Invisalign patients, it is one that we think about a lot more than the average person. Why does Invisalign cause my breath to smell stale then?

Bad breath, also called halitosis, can cause us anxiety and also can be very embarrassing to have to deal with. Wearing Invisalign for 22 hours a day surely doesn't help eliminate the issue! So, what is it about these trays that makes your mouth feel unclean? 

Firstly, food particles remain on your teeth when you eat, and when you put your trays back on, the particles get stuck in the aligners. if this is left unattended, you will certainly have bad breath. 

Secondly, reduced saliva flow: When you wear your aligners, this can sometimes reduce your natural saliva flow, which is essential for naturally rinsing away bacteria and food particles. A drier mouth environment can contribute to bad breath. Have you ever heard of 'Dry Mouth?'

Thirdly and finally, POOR oral hygiene: Put simply, if you are not cleaning your aligners well enough or your teeth, this will lead to an accumulation of plaque, bacteria and food debris, resulting in...... you guessed it, an unpleasant breath odor.

So, what do Invisalign recommend?

  • Always brush your teeth after eating and drinking.
  • Use mouthwash after brushing.
  • Never wear your aligners when eating or drinking anything except water.
  • Always rinse your aligners before putting them back in.
  • Don't forget to brush your aligners regularly.
  • Don't forget to floss.
  • Drink plenty of water.

What if you are out and it isn't possible to do the above? You only have a few seconds between taking your aligners out and putting them back in again. This is where StarMintz becomes your number 1 aligner companion. Not only will they seat your trays by releasing any trapped air in your aligners, but these mints are guaranteed to freshen your breath and give you back your well-deserved confidence in under 60 seconds.

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