Posted by LAKEVIEW DENTAL CLINIC on Dec 15 2021, 03:17 AM
Bad breath or halitosis can be worrisome and may affect your overall confidence. While temporary fixes such as mints, chewing gum, or mouthwash can take care of bad breath, they do not solve the underlying problem.
In this article, our team at Lakeview Dental Clinic in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, talks about bad breath, possible causes, and how to reduce its effects.
Bad breath can be a consequence of poor oral hygiene, lifestyle habits, dental or overall health problems, or certain food items such as:
Bad breath is an unpleasant or sour taste in the mouth. It can also be accompanied by a dry mouth (xerostomia) and changes in the appearance of your tongue.
The following tips can be helpful when bad breath is the result of poor oral hygiene:
Your bad bread may also be caused by conditions like uncontrolled diabetes or kidney or liver disease. In such cases, it’s best to consult your doctor.
For more information on how to get rid of bad breath, contact Lakeview Dental Clinic at (208) 664-0884 or visit us at 801 Milwaukee Dr., Coeur D'Alene, ID 83814.
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