Bad Breath / Halitosis

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Bad breath can be caused or intensified by factors such us poor oral hygiene, diet (foods such as garlic, onions, meat, fish, and cheese), smoking and alcohol consumption.

bad breath / halitosisDuring the night the mouth is exposed to less oxygen and saliva; this is why the odour is usually worse in the morning (commonly known as “morning breath”). Bad breath may be temporary and often disappears after brushing and flossing.

Persistent bad breath (chronic bad breath), affects about 25% of the population in different degrees. This is often a sign of gum disease. Occasionally, bad breath is the result of an infection or illness or taking some kinds of medication.

Persistent bad breath can have a negative effect on the individual’s personal, social, and business relationships. In many cases it can lead to poor self-esteem and increased stress.

Bad breath is something we all worry about. Your Dental Hygienist can help you by professionally removing hard tartar and food debris trapped in difficult to reach areas. They can also provide advice and guidance on mouth rinses better suited to your needs, and will provide you with a tailor made oral care routine to help you maintain a healthy and odour free smile.

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Address
130-132 Merton High Street, London, SW19 1BA

Phone
0208 542 4225

Connect

Email
info@mydentalhygienist.co.uk