Saliva is nature’s way of protecting us from bad breath because healthy saliva contains high concentrations of oxygen, which is the natural enemy of anaerobic, bad breath bacteria. Unfortunately, as we sleep throughout the night, our salivary glands slow down because our brain knows we are not eating. As a matter of fact, for many older people, the salivary glands shut down nearly completely.
- Drink a lot of water before going to bed, yes you might have to go to the toilet every now and then.
2. Brush Your teeth or floss before going to bed, do not eat anything else.
3. Adjust your sleeping Habit, try to breathe through your nose and not your mouth,