Why do I have bad breath in the morning?
Saliva production is greatly reduced while we sleep causing our mouths to dry out. When your mouth is dry, odour producing bacteria multiply rapidly in numbers. This is why breath can be quite nasty in the morning. Snoring and mouth breathing will dry your mouth out even further. The number of bacteria in your mouth before you go to bed will be influenced by how well you cleaned your teeth. Smoking and certain foods and beverages such as garlic, onions and coffee will make yo