Bad Breath Can Be an Early Warning Sign of Gum Disease
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Factors That Affect Bad Breath
Bad breath can be very embarrassing but it can also be an indicator of a more severe problem. Bad breath or halitosis can affect your job, personal relationships, and quality of life. Dr. Joseph Nemeth can diagnose and treat your halitosis with a proven program to permanently eliminate bad breath.
Halitosis in Detroit, MI
Food and plaque can build up between teeth and if not cleaned properly can cause severe breath problems. Some people have chronic illnesses that can cause bad breath such as chronic sinus infections, acid reflux, and diabetes.
Some factors that might contribute to bad breath include:
- Gum disease
- Dry mouth
- Tobacco products
- A build-up of bacteria on your tongue
- Poor oral hygiene
However, halitosis can also be a symptom of a more severe problem like periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is a build-up of disease-causing bacteria that can eat away your healthy tissue possibly resulting in tooth and bone loss. If you think you might have periodontal disease you should see Dr. Nemeth immediately.
Treating Halitosis in Detroit, MI
There are some things that you can do to improve your issues with halitosis.
- Stop using tobacco based products- no smoking or chewing
- Stimulate saliva production by drinking lots of water and sucking on sugar-free candy.
- Get your teeth professionally cleaned as often as your treatment plan indicates.
- Brush at least twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste and floss regularly.
- Brush your tongue when brushing your teeth.
Bad breath is a dental issue that can be easily solved. Dr. Nemeth has a very successful proven program with a 98% success rate to permanently eliminate your halitosis. Get fresh breath for a lifetime with this painless treatment with immediate effect! Call Dr. Nemeth’s office and schedule a consultation as soon as possible.