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More than 30% of people have bad breath on a regular basis. It is very common, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with it.
Bad breath often causes embarrassment and affects your social and professional life. If you feel tired of trying everything to cure your bad breath with no avail, don’t be discouraged. There is a solution out there for you!
Schedule an appointment with us today in Chandigarh and we’ll work together to find the right cure for you.
Most people wake up every morning with an unpleasant taste and odor in their mouth or have bad breath after meals — which can typically be a symptom of an upcoming bigger health issue. Chronic bad breath, is also known as halitosis, is characterized by a consistently unpleasant odor or taste in your mouth, dry mouth, or a white coating on your tongue. Brushing your teeth, breath mints, and chewing gum does not usually offer any benefits in treatment for halitosis.
If you are suffering from bad breath even after regular brushing, it’s usually a symptom of a bigger issue — and often, that issue is GUM DISEASE
Gum disease is caused when there is prolonged deposition of plaque and calculus along your gums of the teeth. Both plaque and calculus are houses and source of bacteria that cause bad breath. These bacteria slowly damage your teeth, gums, and jaw bone…and in the process, also make your breath smell bad.
Your saliva can also be a reason! Saliva also acts as a cleansing agent in your mouth- removing food particles stuck in your teeth. When you don’t produce enough saliva, you experience a situation called as dry mouth. Dry mouth stretching for long durations can be caused by a problem with your salivary glands, the adverse side effects of some medications you take, and some systemic diseases.
Smoking or chewing tobacco causes an unpleasant oral odor and is the most prevalent reason for Halitosis. Additionally, smokers and oral tobacco users are more prone to encounter gum disease and problems.
If you recently had oral surgery (like a tooth extraction) it’s possible that the surgical site has become infected or has dry socket. This can cause a foul taste and odor in your mouth. Bad breath can also be caused due to tooth decay, mouth ulcers, or abscesses.
Food particles and dead cells collect on your tonsils and calcify into small white formations called tonsil stones. Tonsil stones are filled with bad bacteria. The result into Bad breath.
Dentures that don’t fit properly or aren’t cleaned regularly harbor food particles and bacteria that can make your breath smell bad. It’s just one of the many reasons why it’s important for your dental appliance to be custom fit to your mouth!
Some diseases, like cancer, acid reflux, and metabolic disorders have also been associated with bad breath.
Brush your teeth at least 2 times a day for 2-3 minutes.
Consult your dentist once every 6 Months for routine preventive care.
Follow all dentist-recommended and treatment plans
The treatment for bad breath depends on the proper diagnosis of the cause of the bad breath. For example, if you’re suffering from gum disease, treatments will vary from deep cleanings and laser treatments to surgical gum grafts and bone regeneration.
If you’re suffering from halitosis, schedule an appointment with your dentist now. Your dentist can help you uncover the exact reason for your bad breath, create a custom treatment plan, and improve your oral health (and bad breath).
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