Which to choose: Mints or gum for bad breath?

Bad breath is one of the body odors that is simply embarrassing to have. Halitosis or bad breath may be caused by gum disease, a diet that you are currently taking, an intestinal disorder, or a side effect of a medication. But no matter what the cause is, the moment that you realize you have it and begin feeling shy because of bad breath, you tend to find a quick solution and turn to mints or gum. But which is better – mints or gum for bad breath?