VARIOUS DENTAL CONDITIONS
Basically, any kind of condition regarding one’s teeth or gums can be the cause of the bitter taste, so it is important to be on the lookout for any changes in this region.
ACID REFLUX DISEASE
If one is suffering from acid reflux disease, they are bound
to be experiencing bitter taste in their mouth whenever eating, since that is
when the stomach juices and acids leak into the throat and then into the mouth.
The main cause of this disease is overeating, an unbalanced diet, for example eating too much of spicy or fatty foods, as well as eating at wrong timings. Other symptoms of this disease include heartburn, bad breath, headaches, gas, bloating, sore throat, and nausea.
Certain medications and drugs, especially anti-depressants can also be the cause of bitter taste. Some prenatal vitamins can also have the same effect, as well as some of the regular antibiotics in certain cases.
Affects only women and only during pregnancies or periods, and the bitter taste is then caused by the switches between estrogen levels in a woman’s body.
Different kinds of metal poisoning can also be the cause of the bitter taste, although it is then usually joined by a sort of metallic taste too.
Different serious diseases such as cancer, liver malfunction or diabetes can have bitter taste as one of their accompanying effects.
POOR ORAL HYGIENE
Thanks to poor oral hygiene, bacteria and germs may accumulate, thus causing the bitter taste.
Ways to get rid of the bitter taste
The easiest way to get rid of the bitter taste is to find
and decide what is causing it and then act accordingly. Several ways to do it
would include flawless dental hygiene, realized by brushing the teeth at least
twice a day and flossing regularly.
Furthermore, brushing with baking soda and salt can be beneficiary in various ways, both with the taste and with the plaque and germs that accumulate on one’s teeth. Eating citrus fruits and drinking their juices as well as chewing on cinnamon and cloves would also be of great help.