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Have you ever tried to hide your bad breath? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people struggle with bad breath each day. What many people do not know, is that bad breath can actually be a warning sign of a serious problem.

There are many different reasons that cause bad breath. Some of these reasons include:

· Certain foods
· Lack of brushing
· Lack of flossing
· Lack of mouthwash
· Some medications
· Poor cleaning techniques for braces or dentures
· Smoking and tobacco use

With so many causes of bad breath, it’s important to remember oral hygiene more than ever. Without the proper care and treatment, it would be easy to let your oral health slip into serious problems. Some health problems associated with halitosis include gum disease, cavities, yeast infections of the mouth, and dry mouth.

If you suffer from bad breath remember the importance of brushing and flossing regularly. This can help you in your fight against bad breath. It is also recommended to come into your dentist for a checkup. This is a great opportunity for your dentist to discover the underlying cause of your bad breath and reverse the condition.

If you have any questions or concerns pertaining to your oral care, please do not hesitate to call (212) 579-0552 and schedule an appointment. We are always happy to help you in any way we can. So, call us today and let us lead your smile back to positive oral health.