Bad Breath

Suffering from Bad Breath?

Many people are concerned with having bad breath whether it is true or perceived. It is a very common concern brought up in a dental setting.

At Smile Hawthorn, we will look at these concerns with you and discuss methods of management to help you get on with enjoying life.

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What are the causes of bad breath?

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Causes of bad breath include:

  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Gum or tooth infections
  • Tooth decay
  • Bacterial deposits
  • Dry mouth
  • Tobacco products
  • Medications
  • Health issues

Dr Andrew's Pro-Tip: How can I stop bad breath?

There are some simple things you can do to help minimise bad breath.

  • Brushing twice a day and flossing regularly
  • Cleaning your tongue with a toothbrush or scraper
  • Minimising odour causing foods like onions and garlic
  • Giving up smoking
  • Remaining hydrated with water
  • Discussing dry mouth with your dentist or medical practitioner
  • Addressing dental problems like decay early
  • Visit your dentist for routine checkups to assess the health of your teeth and gums
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The information contained on this website is general in nature and does not take into account your personal situation. Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. You should consider whether the information is appropriate to your needs, and where appropriate, seek advice from a dental professional.

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Smile Hawthorn is a modern family dental and orthodontic practice that provides comprehensive dental and specialist orthodontic services to the community.