Imagine you are planning a romantic getaway or a special night out. However, you are petrified about bad breath and need to know how to prevent it.
Bad breath can happen to anyone. It is an undesirable oral issue that is medically labelled as halitosis. If you know the causes of bad breath, then it can be easily prevented.
So, what are some of the factors which contribute to bad breath?
Therefore, it is very important to brush and floss your teeth on a regular daily basis. Otherwise, what happens is that food specks are left behind. This then cause bacteria and plaque to grow between the gums, teeth and on the tongue. This is when sulphur compounds are released which cause bad breath that then becomes an issue for the sufferer as well as those around them!
The same can be said for strong foods such as spring onions and garlic. These contain overpowering oils which is absorbed by the blood stream and released by the lungs. When released into the air that is when bad breath occurs. Observe this after a heavily laden meal of onions and garlic.
Unfortunately, there is no quick cure.
However, there are a few remedies and preventive measures which can help fight against bad breath.
Also, it is advisable to go for regular dental assessments at your dental clinic. They are experts and can detect and treat excessive dry mouth and other trouble spots of bad breath.
At our clinic you’ll always find friendly, professional staff that will go out of there way to ensure your visit to the dentist is a happy one!