By PeakView Dentistry
Bad breath – which is also known as halitosis – is a worrying problem that can also be embarrassing.
But there’s no need to put up with it. If you suffer from bad breath, your dentist will be able to suggest a range of solutions.
Your dentist will be able to spot problems such as gum disease, dry
mouth or other disorders. That’s why it’s important to maintain good
oral hygiene, schedule regular visits to the dentist and have
Make sure you brush your teeth twice a day and clean between your teeth
each day using floss or interdental cleaners. Don’t forget to brush your
If your dental check up shows that your mouth is healthy, your dentist
may refer you to your family physician as sometimes bad breath can be a
sign of other health problems.
If the odor is due to periodontal (gum) disease, sometimes professional
periodontal cleaning is needed to remove the bacteria and plaque that
accumulate. And your dentist may recommend a special antimicrobial mouth
Keeping your mouth healthy and stopping periodontal disease are essential to reducing bad breath.
So make sure you schedule regular dental visits for a professional cleaning and checkup.
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