Treating bad breath often depends on finding out what the exact cause of the condition is to begin with. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, refers to foul odors emanating from your mouth. In many instances, this is caused by the foods you eat or even bacteria in your mouth producing them. However, it could also be caused by an underlying issue and infection within your mouth or even a problem deep within your body.
Exercise caution with the oral health care and always implement effective cleaning routines to make sure that any foods or drinks that could potentially cause bad breath are eliminated from your mouth. This includes washing your mouth out with mouthwash and brushing and flossing on a daily basis. In addition, exercise caution with medications that can produce bad breath as a side effect.
An unhealthy habit such as smoking or chewing tobacco will cause bad breath as well as stain teeth, it is important to understand that it can also lead to severe dental damage in the form of tooth loss and even cancer. Furthermore, numerous oral ailments in your mouth may be producing your bad breath. This can include gum disease and toothaches.
To help ensure your smile functions effectively, it is necessary to treat issues and ailments associated with your bad breath. However, in some cases, ailments that produce bad breath do not arise in the mouth. Thus, they will need to be treated before your bad breath can be fully eliminated. This includes respiratory tract infections, kidney issues, and liver Irregularities.
The pinnacle of oral health and a super smile is possible with halitosis prevention. If you are seeking treatment for halitosis prevention, we are here to help you. For a thorough diagnosis and treatment, please contact Alan Rembos DDS to set up an appointment with Dr. Alan Rembos and our team at our dentist office in Marco Island, Naples, Fort Myers, and Sanibel, Florida by calling us at one of our 4 convenient locations.