We We get a bad breath at times and don’t know it. Halitosis is probable and totally unaware of it, although those around you are more than aware of it. Continue reading this article if you wonder how to take care of the bad breath!

It is not even known to many people who suffer bad breath. One in four people is known to have bad breath. In the United States, about 60 million people suffer from chronic halitosis. You need to know what causes it to be treated in order to eliminate bad breath.

How To Take Care Of Bad Breath
Below is a list of factors such as foods, medical and dental conditions that can be the cause of your bad breath.

Foods That We Eat: Garlic, onions, tuna, etc. If your bad breath is food-related, change your diet and see if that eliminates the problem.

Alcohol And Tobacco Lead To Bad Breath: Odor causing bacteria on your tongue. Brush your tongue every time you brush and floss your teeth to try and get rid of your bad breath.

Other Factors That Lead To Bad Breath Include:
• Food build-up and plaque on your dentures and partials
• Dry mouth
• Poor oral hygiene
• Cavities
• Periodontal disease
• Throat or sinus infections
• Systemic diseases like diabetes, liver or kidney failure, gastrointestinal conditions

If you know you have bad breath or if a friend or family member has told you, do not put off contacting a dentist. Seeing a dentist for a dental examination can help uncover the cause of your halitosis.

Whether you have a regular dentist or whether it has been a long time since you have had a dental check-up, do not let the fear of the dentist cause you to neglect your dental health. Give our office a call today at (480) 867-1727. Our office has experience working with patients with dental phobia.