The Best Gums to Fight Bad Breath

Based on 41,373 Influenster Reviews

Bad breath can be a real buzzkill. Whether you’re on a date, at work, or just hanging out with friends, you don’t want to be that person. There’s a number of causes for bad breath, including health issues and poor dental hygiene. But even if it was because of a particularly pungent meal, chewing gum is an easy, short-term solution for when you realize your breath may be a little less than pleasant. Make sure you keep a pack on hand just in case, maybe even one of the ones listed here which Influensters’ have ranked some of the best to freshen up bad breath.

Do you have a go-to gum for bad breath? Let us know by reviewing your favorites!

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Harlee W.
ByHarlee W.said...
Extra is great gum! I keep a pack of gum in my pants pocket at work so after my lunch break or just when my breath needs a quick pick me up I pop a stick of gum in my mouth & just like that my breath gets a blast of freshness! Where I live, Extra is only $1 so I always make sure to pick some up & have it on hand when I need it! Extra isn't just minty gum either! In my local stores, we have watermelon & even key lime pie flavor! Extra has it all & that's why I love it!
Extra is great gum! I keep a pack of gum in my pants pocket at work so after my lunch break or just when my breath needs a quick pick me up I pop a stick of gum in my mouth & just like that my breath gets a blast of freshness! Where I live, Extra is only $1 so I always make sure to pick some up & have it on hand when I need it! Extra isn't just minty gum either! In my local stores, we have watermelon & even key lime pie flavor! Extra has it all & that's why I love it!
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Alicia M.
ByAlicia M.said...
Trident Cinnamon is my all time go-to gum of choice. It's affordable, has a long lasting flavor, and if one of the only gums that has good flavor WITHOUT aspartame! All of the other yummy gums have aspartame which is one of the worst sweeteners for you 😩 so I love that the cinnamon trident doesn't! Also, as a dental hygienist, I am so grateful that it DOES have xylitol in it, which helps fight cavities and is so good for your teeth! Just don't have a pack a day, because xylitol can cause gas or upset tummy if you have too much 😉
Trident Cinnamon is my all time go-to gum of choice. It's affordable, has a long lasting flavor, and if one of the only gums that has good flavor WITHOUT aspartame! All of the other yummy gums have aspartame which is one of the worst sweeteners for you 😩 so I love that the cinnamon trident doesn't! Also, as a dental hygienist, I am so grateful that it DOES have xylitol in it, which helps fight cavities and is so good for your teeth! Just don't have a pack a day, because xylitol can cause gas or upset tummy if you have too much 😉
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Amanda B.
ByAmanda B.said...
Okay, so I love this gum! The flavor is a nice peppermint, but it isn't so strong that it burns your tongue or hurts your nose. It's great for keeping in your bag to chew after meals, or to freshen up if you don't have a toothbrush around. It's also great to fool your stomach for a little if its not quite dinner time yet! The flavor is long lasting, but be careful to not let it expire, or else it'll get to have this weird stringy texture
Okay, so I love this gum! The flavor is a nice peppermint, but it isn't so strong that it burns your tongue or hurts your nose. It's great for keeping in your bag to chew after meals, or to freshen up if you don't have a toothbrush around. It's also great to fool your stomach for a little if its not quite dinner time yet! The flavor is long lasting, but be careful to not let it expire, or else it'll get to have this weird stringy texture
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Miranda G.
ByMiranda G.said...
I love love love this gum. The package fits perfectly in my car and my purse and it never melts! That used to be my biggest issue because I used to buy stick gums and the heat would cause them to soften and loose flavor. But that is never an issue with these and the amount in the package helps it last longer than a week, which is good for me because I chew a lot of gum! Also really helps create better smelling breath and covers up the smell of any food I previously ate!
I love love love this gum. The package fits perfectly in my car and my purse and it never melts! That used to be my biggest issue because I used to buy stick gums and the heat would cause them to soften and loose flavor. But that is never an issue with these and the amount in the package helps it last longer than a week, which is good for me because I chew a lot of gum! Also really helps create better smelling breath and covers up the smell of any food I previously ate!
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Rachel R.
ByRachel R.said...
This is by far one of my favorite gums. One, its sugar free so I can chew it with braces. Two, it has a great, long lasting taste. Three, it doesn't get hard or stale after chewing it for a long time. Four, if freshens your breath like no other gum can, it leaves behind minty fres breath. In my opinion it is perfect for a date. :)
This is by far one of my favorite gums. One, its sugar free so I can chew it with braces. Two, it has a great, long lasting taste. Three, it doesn't get hard or stale after chewing it for a long time. Four, if freshens your breath like no other gum can, it leaves behind minty fres breath. In my opinion it is perfect for a date. :)
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Abby A.
ByAbby A.said...
Undoubtably my favorite gum and always has been. It's always a buy when grocery shopping. I feel like this is a gum that always has a flavor to it and alway leaves my mouth feeling minty fresh. If I had to choose one gum to chew forever, this would be it!
Undoubtably my favorite gum and always has been. It's always a buy when grocery shopping. I feel like this is a gum that always has a flavor to it and alway leaves my mouth feeling minty fresh. If I had to choose one gum to chew forever, this would be it!
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Jennifer V.
ByJennifer V.said...
This gum is great when you're on the go and you can't brush your teeth in time. Its just good to have around in those situations when you need fresh smelling breathe, like maybe after a meal out with friends or even when rushing out of the house and not having time to brush your teeth. The flavor lasts for a fairly long time and it tastes really good as well, since it is also sugar free it doesn't give you a whole lot of calories and it leaves you with fresh smelling breath, it does get a bit sticky afterwards though, but overall it is great gum
This gum is great when you're on the go and you can't brush your teeth in time. Its just good to have around in those situations when you need fresh smelling breathe, like maybe after a meal out with friends or even when rushing out of the house and not having time to brush your teeth. The flavor lasts for a fairly long time and it tastes really good as well, since it is also sugar free it doesn't give you a whole lot of calories and it leaves you with fresh smelling breath, it does get a bit sticky afterwards though, but overall it is great gum
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Melissa N.
ByMelissa N.said...
I usually stick to mint gum, but I tried Wrigley's Extra Fruit Sensations Sweet Watermelon Sugarfree Gum because it was on sale, and sounded good. I wasn't disappointed. I loved the watermelon flavor, and it lasted for a long time. Sometimes gum can get hard if you chew it for too long, but this stayed nice and soft.
I usually stick to mint gum, but I tried Wrigley's Extra Fruit Sensations Sweet Watermelon Sugarfree Gum because it was on sale, and sounded good. I wasn't disappointed. I loved the watermelon flavor, and it lasted for a long time. Sometimes gum can get hard if you chew it for too long, but this stayed nice and soft.