Treating a Bad Taste in Your Mouth
Everyone gets a bad taste in the mouth from time to time. Try the following simple home treatment measures to improve the taste in your mouth:
- Gargle with water.
- Brush your teeth, tongue, roof of your mouth, and gums using toothpaste.
- Rinse your mouth with mouthwash.
- Drink liquids, chew sugar-free gum or mints, or suck on sour candies.
- Use plastic utensils if you have a bitter or metallic taste when eating.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||David Messenger, MD|
|Last Revised||September 15, 2010|