How to get rid of cigar breath?

How to get rid of cigar breath

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Many people find different ways of enjoying themselves. For some, it is a glass of fine scotch with a couple of colleagues, some playing pool table with friends, while others like smoking a cigar.

Cigar smoking is a pleasant experience. Not only does the smoke pleases you, but also the ritual of holding and puffing it is incredibly cool too. Now, just like cigarettes, there is a downside to it. Forget the health and cancer predicaments, cigar smoking has a habit of living an odor whenever lightened. Whether you smoke it in the car, living room, in your office, or elsewhere, a cigar will always leave a tobacco-burning smell around the place. What is worse enough, its unpleasant smell even sticks to your clothes and your breath. Thus, it makes you uncomfortable to talk to people after a cigar smoke with the fear of irritating people with your bad breath.

Now, how do you get rid of the breath?

To avoid having bad breath after smoking a cigar, you need to do the following things;

• Use a mouthwash every after each smoke.
Mouthwashes are the shower gels of mouths. They contain anti-septic chemicals and fluoride that will keep your mouth bacteria-free and decay-free. On top of that, they also have flavoring agents such as sucralose, sorbitol, sodium saccharin, and others. These flavoring agents are responsible for the sweet and fresh smell on your mouth.

After a cigar smoke, use at least twenty milliliters of a mouthwash, gargle it for about 10 seconds and spit out. The mouth wash will not only get rid of the cigar breath but also destroy the smoke stain on your teeth.

Note: We recommend you to buy Listerine or Smart mouth as they have incredible flavoring agents that keep your mouth fresh over several hours.

• Brush your teeth.
Toothpaste usually has a combination of chemicals that keep your mouth plague-free and fresh. Some of these chemical compounds include xylitone and flavoring agents. The flavoring agents (include; mint, orange, gum flavor, and others) play a crucial role in keeping your breath clean and fresh. Thus, you should brush your teeth with sweet flavored toothpaste to avoid stinking of cigar odor after smoking.

• Make sure you are well-hydrated
Dehydration can also cause a smelly breath. Hence, you must consider drinking tons of water. In fact, take a sip of your favorite cranberry or mango juice to feel fresh.

• Use gum and fresh candy.
It is one of the most common ways of keeping your breath fresh. Candies like tic-tac and mentos have flavorizing agents for keeping your mouth fresh. Thus, Purchase a pack of these (Candy and gums) so that you may use them every after a cigar smoke.

• Drink a lemonade or tonic water.
Drinking lemonade or tonic water is one of the most effective methods of getting rid of cigar smoke breath. The technique is very effective since both drinks contain citric acid. Some studies show that citric acid gets rid of cigar breath for about 90 percent. Thus, if you are looking for a more enjoyable way of getting rid of cigar breath, try lemonade or tonic water.

• Use a tongue scraper.
As we said earlier, cigar smoke tends to leave an unpleasant odor. Likewise, the inhaled cigar smoke in the mouth tends to stain the upper roof, the teeth, and the tongue. To get rid of this, you will need to get a tongue scraper. A tongue scraper is a toothbrush-like object, having scrubs on both of its scraping sides, used for cleaning the tongue. Whenever you have finished smoking a cigar, use a tongue scraper to clean the tongue, keeping it odor-free. Afterward, be sure to clean the scraper with a mouthwash after use.

• Use fennel seeds after every cigar smoke.
Fennel seeds are seeds from a carrot plant. They are common in the Mediterranean region ever since the time of the great emperor Charlamagne. The fennel seeds are tasty food additives due to their licorice taste. Thus, they serve well as breath odor removers. So, it is best to have a packet of these for keeping your breath fresh after a smoke.

Fennel seeds are easily available in the market. You can chew it or wash your mouth with fennel seed mouthwash. The taste of fennel seed is quite pleasant – you will be pleasantly surprised.

Preventive and control measures for bad cigar breath

• One of the biggest causes of bad breath is fast cigar consumption. Smoking a whole cigar in less than an hour will not only cause you health problems but also leave you bad breath imminently. Thus, control your cigar consumption rate to keep your breath odor-free.

• Always have a habit of drinking water. One of the causatives of bad breath is a dry mouth. When the mouth is dry, it tends to odor. You can observe this whenever you wake up and try to breathe with your hand close to your mouth and nose. Thus, your mouth should remain wet all the time(especially after smoking a cigar) to avoid bad breath.

• Always have a habit of eating smoking after smoking. Eating will keep your mouth wet and covered with food odor that will overshadow the cigar smoke smell.

Concluding Thoughts

Be sure to smoke some quality cigars from reputed brands. Some of the quality cigars (such as Carlos Torano) have aromatic compounds that leave you with good breath after smoking.

Please note that cigar breath may or may not be as unpleasant. It is possible that your oral hygiene is not on-point. You have to take care of your teeth and wash your mouth from time to time.

Cigar breath isn’t unpleasant to all. Some women think its masculine. And if a woman is smoking the cigar, some men wont mind the cigar breath.

But, for your personal satisfaction, you can follow the tips we have mentioned in this article.

Make sure your oral hygiene game is strong. Floss and brush regularly so that your breath and teeth are ship-shape and pleasant.

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