What Causes Coffee Breath?

There’s nothing better than the rich scent of freshly brewed coffee wafting through the air. The coffee breath that comes after? Not so great. But have you ever stopped to wonder why drinking coffee causes such a strong odor?

Turns out, it’s a combination of saliva-reducing caffeine and bacteria-promoting acidity, which makes your mouth the perfect place for a bad smell to develop. Watch the video above as Yahoo Health investigates what causes coffee breath — and what you can do to curb it.

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