Bad breath doesn’t have to be bad news

Your dentist can recommend an effective bad breath cure

If you suffer from bad breath and the NHS estimate that about 1 in 4 people are affected by it on a regular basis, the first thing you should do is to consult your dentist because it is very probable that they can recommend a bad breath cure that will quickly make this embarrassing condition a problem of the past. 

Bad breath, or to give it its medical name – halitosis – can be caused by a number of different factors. It can also affect anyone of any age, male or female, young or old.

There are a number of possible reasons why a person should suffer the embarrassment of bad breath but as your dentist will quickly point out, a bad breath cure can be both simple and effective.

Bad Breath Cure

Bad Breath Cure

Without any doubt the main cause of bad breath is poor oral hygiene due to a person not brushing, flossing or generally cleaning their mouth or teeth on a regular basis. It can be worse if the person affected is a regular smoker, eats strong-smelling foods such as garlic or drinks excess amounts of alcohol or coffee.

If you don’t clean your teeth or mouth thoroughly or regularly then bacteria in your mouth can begin to break down particles of food and this in turn can release unpleasant smelling gases. So regular cleaning of your teeth and using a mouthwash can provide a simple and reliable bad breath cure.

However … if you look after your oral hygiene and you still suffer from bad breath then there could be an underlying medical condition such as tooth decay or gum disease, which means you should make an appointment to visit your dentist as soon as possible.

There are other medical conditions that can be the cause of bad breath and these include infections and illnesses of the gastro intestinal tract. These conditions are rare however and if you visit your dentist they will be able to eliminate obvious causes and if required will recommend that you visit your GP.

Here is the Carisbrook 1, 2, 3 Bad Breath Cure

Always brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss between your teeth regularly. Use a non alcohol-based mouthwash and be sure to clean your tongue where bacteria can build up.

  1. Floss your teeth
  2. Brush your teeth
  3. Use a non alcohol-based mouthwash

If you suffer from bad breath and would like to discuss the best bad breath cure please make an appointment by calling 0161 951 7295 or send us an online message using the form on our Appointments page