Are you suffering from bad breath? But don’t really know why it’s happening or what to do about it? Then carry on reading because this week I’m going to be covering everything to do with this pesky problem!
Isn’t it awful when you go to speak to somebody and you get a waft of not very nice smelling breath, what do you do? You may take a step back or you may turn your cheek a little, this is usually what most people do when they come across someone with bad breath. But how do you know if you have bad breath. Well these are two of the signs to look out for, or a good friend might point it out to you but this isn’t really a topic that most people feel comfortable discussing.
Another way to check your breath is to lick the inside of your wrist and smell it, if it smells then your breath most probably does too!
Bad breath is a common problem, a lot more people have it than you might think.
Temporary bad breath is usually a result of eating and drinking smelly foods and drinks such as garlic, onion and strong coffees.
The more stubborn bad breath is usually from:
If you think you have bad breath the first thing to do is book an examination with your dentist and tell them your concerns. Please don’t feel embarrassed, we deal with this problem with a lot more people than you might think. Your dentist can check whether you do indeed have bad breath and then if so, try to find the cause of the problem. Regular hygiene appointments to remove plaque are also recommended and we can also recommend the right type of mouthwash and toothpaste for you to stop the problem from occurring again.
We can also show you exactly how to brush your teeth, floss and clean your tongue to keep everything nice and fresh.
Call us on 02075311717 or email us at email@example.com to book your examination appointment and one of our lovely dentists at Platinum Dental Care will be happy to help.
I hope you found this helpful, please leave us a comment if you did or if you have any other topics you would like us to cover soon.
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