Posts Tagged ‘halitosis’

Bad Breath – how to deal with it

Are you concerned you have bad breath (Halitosis)? This article featured on Today.com will give you some tips on how to deal with bad breath. One of the most important things with bad breath is to let your dentist or dental hygienist know. Your bad breath may be caused by various things including dry mouth, gum disease, and dental decay. Be sure to set up your dental check up appointment today. 

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Bad Breath, what do I do now?

Do you have bad breath? Halitosis (bad breath) can frequently be caused by dry mouth, oral infection, decay and gum disease. A coated tongue also causes bad breath. Use a tongue scraper to keep it clean. Visit your dentist if you notice the halitosis and for regular cleanings and check ups. 

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Keep that bad breath away by getting a tongue scraper today!  Did you know that 75% of bad breath originates on the surface of your tongue?  Even if you floss, brush, and rinse, this only removes 25% of mouth odor.

Halitosis studies (bad breath) show that the bacteria that builds up on your tongue turns into a coat of plaque.  The white coating of your tongue than releases an odorous sulfur compound.

Mints and gum only mask the odor.  In order to actually remove the plaque coating, use a tongue brush or scraper and by taking off the white coat you’ll not only have fresher breath but also  heightened taste buds. It’s both effective and inexpensive!

So the next time your in our office or your dental office, ask for a tongue brush and keep that bad breath away!

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