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More Good News About Bad Breath

In our Paradise, CA dentist’s office, we can handle all of your family’s dental needs at every stage of life. As long as you are doing your part to visit us twice each year for a preventive dentistry checkup, we can give your teeth the proper cleaning they need to remain healthy, and through our comprehensive oral exams, Dr. Moores can identify any emerging causes for concern before they have a chance to get out of control.

One thing we can help with is bad breath. Whether it is an occasional offensive taste in your mouth or you suffer suffer from a chronic condition known as halitosis, we can help. This is not necessarily a reflection on your hygiene, and it can happen to anyone. But we do want you to realize that there is much that you can be done to better your situation.

Today we’ll go over our suggestions for getting rid of bad breath. When you are finished reading, be sure to follow up and schedule your next appointment.

Pass On The Mints

This tip may not seem to make sense on the surface. We all know that when you get a foul taste in your mouth, it’s easy to grab a mint, cover it up, and go on about your day. The bad thing is that most mints are full of sugar.

After the mint has dissolved in your mouth, all that lingers is a sugary residue that actually feeds the bacteria causing your breath problems. It can make for a vicious cycle.

Floss Like Crazy

Chronic bad breath can be overcome but it is actually a matter of destroying oral bacteria. Brushing is a great starting point.. But flossing is an even better idea. You should floss twice a day or more to drive bacteria out from the hard-to-get areas in-between your teeth.

Pay Attention To Your Tongue

If you are plagued by chronic bad breath, take some time to scrape and brush your tongue twice a day. Do it when you brush and floss! It will really make a difference.

Drink Water Often

Keeping yourself hydrated is perhaps the best thing you can do to ward off bad breath. This is because saliva naturally eliminates bacteria in your mouth that is causing the bad breath. But in order for saliva to be produced, you need to drink enough water. If you can find water with fluoride that is all to the good.

Visit Robert D. Moores, DDS ASAP!

We hope this information has been useful. Like we said, our preventive dentistry program will help you stay on track all through life. You don’t have to let bad breath ruin your social life, contact us instead!

Dr. Moores has taken hundreds of hours of Continuing Education including advanced training at the world-famous Las Vegas Institute for advanced dental studies and is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, and the Northern California Dental Society.

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