As with all oral health ailments, it is important to establish effective treatments for any issues that may arise, and prevention plans to prevent any further damage. A common oral health condition that often doesn’t get the attention it should is bad breath. Although we commonly mask bad breath with mouthwash, if frequently occurs due to deteriorating dental health habits and issues and problems within your body.
It is important to always visit your dentist to determine the exact cause of your bad breath. Routine check-ups and oral examinations are essential to determine if your bad breath is being caused by the food and drinks you eat or deeper underlying conditions. To begin with, remember to always keep your mouth clean by using effective cleaning habits.
Consider using alternative cleaning utensils including mouthwash and chewing sugarless gum. Furthermore, brush your teeth and gums, as well as take care of your tongue with a tongue scraper. If you have dentures, always make sure your dentures are clean and free of bacteria that can often linger on them.
If you are showing symptoms of bad breath, come visit Northport Prosthodontics for assistance today. With the expert care of Dr. John Poulos and our wonderful team at our dentist office in Northport, New York, we can rebuild your smile. To set up an appointment, call us at 631-262-0644.