Our expert says:
Could one perhaps persuade him to at least move in the direction of mouth-wash ? As I gaze out of my hill-top window at the normally polluted air of Pretoria, I doubt you'd get any attention to his pollution. Compulsory treatment only applies where there's a definite severe and immediate risk to life, his or others, not embarrassment or unpleasantness.
Many people fear visits to the Dentist, and some counsellors use CBT to help someone become less apprehensive regarding such visits. Maybe get him some T-shirts imprinted, front and back : WARNING : Severe Local Air Pollution. ?
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