In order to properly treat bad breath, also known as halitosis, it is important to determine whether the exact causes of it is for you. That dress has numerous causes, some of which may not even occur within your mouth. However, if you have a poor oral hygiene, eat smelly foods, have plaque and bacteria buildup in your mouth, are taking certain medications, or are suffering from an underlying ailment within your body, it could be contributing to your bad breath.
If you’re not brushing and flossing adequately, it could be leading to poor oral hygiene habits leaving food debris and plaque buildup in your mouth that can produce bad breath. In addition, bad breath can be caused by substances you are consuming including like garlic and coffee, as well as medications you’re taking.
To keep your smile safe and free of bad breath, you may need to treat underlying diseases within your mouth. This can include infections within tooth and gum disease. Not only that, bad breath can arise due to serious vices such as smoking or chewing tobacco which could also stain your teeth, cause tooth loss, or even lead to cancer.
To help promote bad breath treatment, it is important to remember that oral hygiene treatments may not always do the trick. This is because your bad breath may be the result of issues associated with underlying conditions deep within your body. Respiratory tract infections, liver issues, and kidney irregularities, can also increase the presence of bad breath.
Commit to your oral health care with halitosis prevention. Are you ready to upgrade and enhance your smile with halitosis prevention? Adam Rauzman, DDS remains committed to your oral health, and you are welcome to schedule an appointment with us by calling 973-427-4201. Dr. Adam Rauzman and our team can’t wait to see you at our dentist office in Hawthorne, New Jersey.