Alternatives to Brushing
Sometimes you can’t actually get a brushing session in between flights. Or maybe you’re not a big fan of taking care of your teeth in public. If you fall into one of these categories, then you can try a few other things to keep your mouth feeling fresh. We mentioned that having a mini bottle of mouthwash is a good and quick solution to avoid bad breath. Depending on the brand you pick up, there are some that can get rid of a solid amount of the germs and bacteria in your mouth.
You can also chew gum. Assuming you’re a silent chewer, there are types of gum that aren’t going to ruin your teeth.
And it’s been known that chewing gum can help you avoid getting airplane ear. Airplane ear is stress exerted on your eardrum and other middle ear tissues when the air pressure in your middle ear and the air pressure in the environment are out of balance. It feels like your ear is clogged.