In situations where your smile is not receiving the oral health care it needs to function properly, it may be linked to issues with your oral health care. If there are ways to enhance your oral health care, it’s always wise to use them. This may include issues with your oral hygiene in relation to foul odors emanating from your mouth. If you are suffering from bad breath, also known as halitosis, it may be of benefit to look into what is causing it and what you can do to help prevent further problems.
One of the key aspects of your oral hygiene routine should always be to use safe and effective tools. Bad breath will continually occur if you have bacteria in your mouth that is not effectively treated. Even if you are brushing every day, if your toothbrush is contaminated or is worn down to the point it is no longer effective, it will not be able to adequately remove bacteria responsible for producing bad breath. Foul odors can also be produced by harmful infections in your mouth such as gum disease or a toothache. In order to effectively eliminate bad breath, these underlying conditions will need to be targeted and eliminated. For additional help with your oral health care and the elimination of unhealthy substances within your smile, visit your dentist so they can target susceptible areas and eliminate them as needed. This can be done through effective professional cleanings every 6 months.
Your smile and your oral health care can receive a boost with halitosis treatment and prevention plans. If you wish to visit the dental office of TLN Family Dental in Houston, Texas, you can book an exam by calling us at (713) 723-2600. Dr. Tammeka Nickleberry and our entire team look forward to providing you with the halitosis treatments you need.