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What Causes Bad Breath?

Posted on 11/7/2022 by Evan
What Causes Bad Breath?Bad breath is a sign of both oral health problems and general health problems. The dentist will be able to identify any oral health problems with routine dental exams. In addition to making, you feel self-conscious in front of others, bad breath can also make you anxious. This encourages you to consider using mints, gums, and other things to freshen your breath.

What is the Cause of Halitosis?

You may develop foul breath if you do not practice good dental hygiene. Bad bacteria are abundant in the mouth, and when they interact with an acid, they cause the teeth's enamel to deteriorate. The tooth starts to decay, and as it does, a terrible odor comes from the tooth. Chewing gum won't help because it will make the problem worse because sugary items can make tooth decay worse.

Why You Need to Observe your diet?

The breath that comes from your mouth will depend on what you eat. Some foods, like ginger, garlic, and onions, leave a foul aftertaste on the tongue. Eat dishes without garlic if you want to keep your breath fresh. Additionally, you should stay away from sugary foods because sugar in the mouth fosters the growth of bacteria. Tooth erosion will eventually result from this. Citrus fruits should not be consumed since the citric acid they produce causes tooth decay. They damage the enamel, causing a hole to form in the tooth. When eating, be sure to pair these fruits with your meals.

Getting Dental care

When you become aware of having foul breath, it is vital to get dental care right away. Drink plenty of water to flush out any food particles that may still be in your mouth while also making sure to floss and brush your teeth every day.

Visit our clinic today to talk to one of our experienced dentists.
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