Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be uncomfortable especially while dealing with your friends, colleagues and family. In some cases, it is embarrassing creating a lot of anxiety and self-esteem issues. It is no wonder that supermarket shelves are filled with gums, mints and mouthwashes that are intended to fight bad breath.
Some foods, health conditions and bad oral hygiene are the common culprits for this condition. It is preventable through observing good oral hygiene and being consistent with it. To tackle this dental issue we shall look at the various causes of bad breath and the treatment and remedy options available.
There are many possible causes for bad breath. Some of them include:
If your bad breath persists even after practising good oral hygiene, it may be prudent to visit a dental clinic for a check-up. Our dentist will smell both the breath from your mouth and nose and rate the odour on a scale. They will then recommend a treatment plan. The best treatment methods could be:
Keeping your mouth, teeth and gums healthy will reduce embarrassing bad breath. It is therefore vital to practise good oral hygiene and have regular dental check-ups and hygienist treatments.
To avoid people covering their noses as you speak, a strict regime of dental hygiene must be adopted. This denotes a lifestyle change and traditional home remedies that supplement the treatment. To reduce or prevent bad breath:
Are you struggling with bad breath? Act now and book your appointment for a dental check-up at our clinic to happily breathe again. Call us on 020 3355 0552 or make a booking via email at email@example.com and we shall get back to you in no time.
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