Most cases of bad breath (Halitosis) are caused by the bacteria in the mouth and on the tongue. One of the most common causes for persistent bad breath is the presence of gum disease. Gum disease is also one of the leading causes of tooth loss among adults and may not present with any other obvious symptoms. A gum health check is essential.
Other possible causes for bad breath include:
- Periodontal (gum ) Problem
- Poor Oral Hygiene (not brushing and flossing)
- Tooth Decay
- Certain Foods
- Use of Tobacco Products
- Sinus or Respiratory Infection
- Continued dry mouth (Xerostomia)
- Some Medical Disorders
- Some Medications
If you are worried about your breath and want to know how to keep your breath fresh, come in and see one of our trained dental professionals for evaluation and advice. At the Oral Health Spa your comfort is our priority. Enjoy our pleasant surroundings and relax in our state-of-the-art facility. Once your oral health status has been evaluated and your needs identified, you will be offered a range of appropriate products and services that will assist you in attaining a lasting fresh breath.