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Do you suffer from Bad Breath?

Dr Jack shares the source and underlying causes of bad breath.  If you worry about your breath being on the nose then this is a must read for you.

What causes Bad Breath?

It isn’t uncommon from time to time have bad breath.  If you eat certain foods, like garlic, onions and cauliflower you may suffer short-term from bad breath, this isn’t anything to be concerned about.

However, if you are suffering from the effects of bad breath long-term you may want to consider receiving treatment to prevent it. There are a few reasons why you may be suffering from long-term bad breath.

  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Gum disease and infection around your teeth
  • Sulphur-producing bacteria that live on your tongue and in your throat
  • Dry mouth
  • Smoking
  • Reflux
  • Chronic sinusitis

Symptoms of Bad Breath

Having Bad Breath can really impact on your confidence and self-esteem.  If you are unsure you have bad breath check out this list of the signs:

  • White coating on the back of the tongue or a burning tongue
  • Dry mouth
  • Build up around your teeth
  • Post-nasal drip
  • Thick saliva
  • The need to constantly clear your throat
  • Constant sour, bitter metallic taste in your mouth

How to treat Bad Breath

Having a good oral hygiene routine including regular brushing, flossing and tongue cleaning will help assist the fight against Bad Breath.

Finding out the exact cause of your bad breath will assist with the treatment method. Dr Jack will conduct a full assessment to identify the cause of your bad breath and recommend the most effective treatment for you.

Contact the team at Infinity Dental Care for an appointment, call us on 02 98389111 or pop into the dental surgery in Winston Hills Mall or book online here.

Winston Hills Dentist – Dr Jack Infinity Dental Care.