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Have you been under the effects of bad breath recently in your life? If so, it is important to understand why it keeps returning. If bad breath continues to return, it could be the sign of an underlying issue within your body. In addition, make sure you’re using the proper treatment to eradicate bad breath as it could be caused by plaque buildup within your mouth, a poor diet or oral hygiene, medications you’re taking, underlying ailments, and other issues within your body.

To keep your smile clean, it is important to think about medications that you are taking as they can often produce bad breath as a side effect. In addition, exercises caution with any foods that can produce bad breath and make sure your mouth is always cleaned out after eating. This includes brushing and flossing on a daily basis.

To keep your smile safe; it is important to understand that smoking and chewing tobacco are known causes of bad breath. In addition, they can lead to tooth loss and cancer. Furthermore, gum disease and toothaches are also known oral health ailments that can contribute directly to bad breath.

In order to effectively treat bad breath, it is necessary to find the cause of the illness. If an underlying illness exists outside of your mouth. It will need to be treated before the bad breath can be effectively eradicated. Often times, bad breath can arise due to underlying infections including respiratory tract infections as well as liver and kidney problems.

Seek the path to oral health greatness with halitosis prevention. No matter the halitosis prevention you are in need of, Dr. Kevin J. Reece and our team at Kevin J. Reece, DDS are here to help you in every way we can. If you would like to set up an appointment to come see us at our dentist office in Payson, Utah, please call us at 801-465-4474 to talk with a member of our team.