A Smelly Mouth is a Problem

You may not notice anything at all, but we assure you if you have halitosis, everyone, you speak to will notice. The problem with having bad breath is that no one is going to tell you that your mouth stinks. No one except perhaps a close family member or friend, but your dentist will definitely say something. Bad breath affects millions of people but you don’t have to suffer from this affliction, there are things you can do to help it. First, let’s look at some causes of that stench coming from your mouth.

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Things That Can Give You Bad Breath

  • Drinks containing alcohol
  • Dry Mouth Syndrome
  • Avoidance of Good Oral Hygiene
  • A diet containing strong foods and spices like garlic
  • Tobacco or Cannabis use
  • Periodontal issues
  • Infection in your respiratory system
  • Systemic Diseases
  • Sinus Problems
  • Kidney and Liver Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal issues

If you are embarrassed about your bad breath, don’t be. It is estimated that almost half of the adult population has bad breath issues. Your dentist is a great resource when it comes to attacking the bacteria that is the leading cause of bad breath. Volatile Sulfur Compounds causing the smell can be eliminated with the help of your dentist. Your dentist can also identify any underlying health issues that may need to be treated separately by your family doctor.

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