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How Do I Get Rid of Bad Breath?

How Do I Get Rid of Bad Breath?

Posted by Radiant Dental Care on Jan 19 2022, 07:47 AM

Bad breath, commonly known as halitosis, can be unpleasant and, in some situations, anxiety-inducing. It's no surprise that many retailers provide gum, mints, mouthwashes, and other products to eliminate bad breath. 

However, many of these products are merely band-aid solutions because they do not address the root source of the problem. Radiant Dental Care in Pasadena, TX goes above and beyond to give patients advanced dental treatments and procedures that can address bad breath and improve their entire health.

The Most Common Causes of Halitosis

Halitosis can be caused by an imbalance of certain types of oral bacteria. In most cases, the bacteria creating the odor are found on the surface of your tongue. Alternatively, they could be tucked beneath your gum lines, around each tooth. Deep gum pockets are caused by oral bacteria that in turn cause infection. When this occurs, the gums detach, resulting in a deeper pocket. Side effects such as receding gum lines, bone loss, halitosis, and tooth movement are possible. 

How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

  • Drink Plenty of Water

Your mouth contains bacteria that naturally protect your teeth from deterioration. However, it also contains a large number of pathogenic bacteria that create smelly plaque and tartar. Drinking water is the most effective approach to flush off those foul-smelling germs.

  • Brush and Floss More Frequently

Cleaning your teeth is the most effective technique to avoid the germs that cause bad breath. Brushing and flossing your teeth can help prevent tooth decay.

  • Take Good Care of Your Gums

Take care of your gums in the same way that you do your teeth. Brush in tiny circles along the gumline. Brushing across the gums with wide strokes might cause harm. Flossing is critical for keeping your gums clean. Make sure you floss every night to get rid of any remaining food from the day.

  • Stop Using Tobacco

In addition to causing cancer, smoking can harm your gums, discolor your teeth, and cause bad breath. Nicotine patches, which are available over the counter, can help reduce the desire to smoke. 

  • Consult Your Dentist Regularly

Consult your dentist if you detect anything unusual in your mouth. Visiting the dentist regularly not only helps you maintain good oral hygiene but can also protect you from illness. Your dentist can detect early symptoms of gum disease, mouth cancer, and other conditions.

Contact Radiant Dental Care for the best dental care. To book an appointment, call (281) 991-6530 or visit 6429 Fairmont Pkwy Ste # 101, Pasadena, TX 77505.

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