Bad Breath

If we had to point to one thing that made patients the most self-conscious, it would be bad breath.

If we had to point to one thing that made patients the most self-conscious, it would be bad breath. We all worry that we are becoming that person whose breath is unbearable, yet they have no idea. This article will help you understand some of the things that cause bad breath. They are:

Getting Rid of Bad Breath

If you have chronic bad breath that you can’t seem to get rid of, the first step is to get a dental check up. Your dentist can help you determine what is causing the bad breath. Once the cause is determined, you can develop an appropriate plan of action to get rid of it rather than continually trying to mask it to no avail. If you have bacteria in your mouth that is too deep to reach on your own, it will be difficult to completely rid your mouth of bad breath.

In most situations, getting rid of bad breath is a question of getting to the source. If you can rid your mouth of the bacteria causing the scent, you’re breath will start to smell better. If you are trying to get rid of bacteria in your mouth, you might be interested in learning more about our dental practice in Salt Lake City.

Bad Breath not Originating in Your Mouth

Some reasons for bad breath don’t originate with bacteria in the mouth. Those are:

The easiest way to keep bad breath at bay is to maintain a good oral hygiene routine. Regularly seeing your dentists and dental hygienist can help you not only make sure that your mouth is healthy, but also make sure your breath is smelling as good as possible.

If you have any questions about our dental procedures and you live in or around Salt Lake City, give us a call at (801) 486-3887 today or contact us!