Do You Know Why You Have Bad Breath?

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Are you struggling with your bad breath? If so, we have good news for you! Bad breath can be treated, but you do need to identify the cause to be rid of it. Here at Kevin J. Reece, DDS in Payson, Utah, we are happy to give you some information bad breath problems.

There are many things that can cause bad breath, which is also known as halitosis. Many foods, drinks, and spices all can create a nasty aroma in your mouth that can cause bad breath. Other causes include a lack of brushing and flossing your teeth. This is because plaque and food particles can nest on the teeth causing bacteria to seep into your gums leading to gum disease.

Gum disease is one of the causes of persistent bad breath. This health condition is serious and needs to be reversed as soon as possible. Gum disease can cause tooth loss, bleeding gums, gums to pull away from teeth, and even bone loss. That is why it is always ideal to visit your dentist, Dr. Kevin J. Reece, so you can discover the true cause of your bad breath.

If you need help with your halitosis, or would like to come in for an appointment, please call 801-465-4474 today. Our professional and dedicated staff is happy to address your bad breath and any of your oral health care needs.