CBD and Bad Breath

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One of the most common causes of bad breath is lack of oral hygiene. In some rare cases, people can practice good oral hygiene but still have bad breath. In this article, we will look at some causes of bad breath and how CBD can help to combat them.

Gum Disease
Gum disease is often caused by poor oral hygiene, However, smoking, poor saliva production, drinking alcohol, stress, hormonal changes, and malnutrition can also give you bad breath. A good indicator that you may have gum disease is when you bleed when brushing your teeth.

How CBD helps with Gum disease
Cannabidiol interacts with CB2 receptors to strengthen the immune system. It also promotes the release of cytokine acid, which has antibacterial properties. As a result, CBD can minimize gum disease and the pain caused with gum disease.


Tooth Decay
If you eat too much sugar and starch, your teeth may decay due to the presence of an oral bacteria called Streptococcus mutans which is found in this kind of foods. However, it’s not only starch and sugar, which can cause tooth decay but also oeating disorders, lack of enough fluoride, age, acid reflux and poor oral hygiene.

How CBD helps with tooth decay
Studies show that CBD is effective against oral bacteria which erode your teeth.

Thrush
Thrush is a fungal infection caused by a bacterial called Candida albicans. This bacteria causes white patches in your mouth as well as soreness and oral pain. Thrush affects 9 percent of newborns, 31 percent of AIDS patients, and 20 percent of cancer patients. Symptoms of thrush include white patches and soreness in the mouth as well as angular cheilitis. Causes of thrush are smoking, stress, medications and poorly fitting dentures. A chronic thrush may lead to burning mouth syndrome.

How CBD helps with Thrush
CBD has proven to kill fungus the same way it kills cancer cells by stopping cells multiplication without harming cell growth. CBD can also improve your immune system and reduce stress which sometimes causes thrush.

Burning Mouth Syndrome
Burning mouth syndrome is a poorly understood condition. It can occur in any part of the mouth such as on the tongue, lips, or on the roof of your mouth. This condition occurs to less than 2 percent of the population. Burning mouth syndrome may be caused by poor diet, stress, allergies, acid reflux, medications, endocrine disorders, and thrush. One of the major symptoms of BMS is having a burning sensation which can last for months or longer.

How CBD helps with BMS
Cannabidiol can fight some of the causes of burning mouth syndrome. CBD reduces stress, and eliminates Candida albicans bacteria which causes thrush. Also, CBD has the ability to reduce sensitivity to pain which may help a people suffering from BMS

CBD could be the answer to all your dental problems. This is a natural compound which has no side effects.