If you suffer from bad breath, there may be other dental health issues causing this problem.
Previously, we discussed bad breath and why flossing is so important. We mentioned that bad breath may also be a sign of something more serious. Below, we look at some of the dental health issues that may be causing this problem.
Dental health issues may include:
Infected root canal
Throat or oral cancer
Tonsils that contain trapped food particles
Non-dental health issues may include:
Form a Habit
To fight bad breath, you should be sure to floss and brush twice per day. Brushing should include teeth, tongue, gums and the roof of your mouth. Mouthwash can be used, but mouthwash only offers temporary relief and it is not a substitute for brushing or flossing. You also need to schedule routine dental visits for a professional teeth cleaning.
If you keep a proper dental hygiene habit but still experience bad breath, be sure to schedule an appointment with Dr. Aerni in Strongsville, OH.