Bad breath is a common but embarrassing problem. Sometimes, one may not even be aware that they are suffering from bad breath; and those who realize they have an issue often rely on over-the-counter products such as mouth rinses, toothpaste and even chewing gum to mask or temporarily resolve their bad breath issues. Sometimes, bad breath is caused by bacteria that have become trapped in the mouth, and in other cases, it may indicate a more serious underlying problem.
Some of the most common causes of bad breath are:
In most cases, a professional dental cleaning can help you get rid of bad breath. If gum disease is the root of your halitosis, we will perform a deeper oral cleaning known as scaling and root planing. Once the treatment is over, it is extremely important for you to maintain proper oral hygiene to avoid the recurrence of chronic bad breath.
For more information, please call us at (636) 206-4656. We are located at 130 Hilltown Village Center,, Chesterfield, MO 63017.