Treatment Options for Combating Bad Breath

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Are you looking to combat your bad breath? If you are seeking help, then you have come to the right place! Our dentist, Dr. Steven Driggers with Sonshine Family Dental in Avon, Indiana, cares about your oral health, which is why we have provided this plan to help you overcome your bad breath.

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be difficult to combat at times. However, there are many things you can do to help. For starters, think of your oral hygiene habits. Keeping a healthy routine of brushing and flossing regularly will help keep your breath fresh and your smile healthy. You can also try to use a therapeutic mouthwash that kills bacteria and germs in your mouth. There are also different kinds of toothpaste you can try that helps reduce the plaque and bacteria that can nest on your teeth.

In some cases, dental conditions such as gum disease, cavities or a dental abscess can cause bad breath. If any of these conditions are causing your bad breath, be sure to make an appointment with your dentist right away. If dry mouth is common for your lifestyle, try chewing sugarless gum and drink plenty of water. Saliva is like a best friend to your smile because it washes away bacteria and keeps your smile hydrated aiding your fresh breath.

If you have questions about your halitosis, please call us today at (317) 495-9537 to make an appointment to be treated. Our dental team is eager to help you today.