Do you suffer from chronic bad breath? Dr. Karim Naguib and his professional dental team can help you combat bad breath with routine check-ups. Learn about the common causes of bad breath and their solutions below:
Causes of Bad Breath
There are multiple common causes of bad breath. Ranging from stomach to diet and teeth problems, they include:
- Gum diseases
- Extraction sites during healing
- Dentures (when not cleaned properly)
There are several non-dental reasons that can cause bad breath:
- Sore throat
- Infection of air passages
If you’ve noticed that you suffer from bad breath and think there may be a dental cause call Premier Dental Care’s Lancaster office at (661) 948-6700 or Palmdale office at (661) 273-6565.
Treating Bad Breath
The first step to combatting bad breath is usually a dental check-up. Dr. Naguib or a member of his dental team will be able to find the source of the bad breath for treatment. Mouthwashes or mints only temporarily mask bad breath, and can sometimes exacerbate the situation. Mouthwashes that contain alcohol cause dry mouth and usually worsen bad breath. Some of the best ways to prevent bad breath include following a good oral hygiene routine and receiving regular dental check-ups. Dr. Naguib and his dental team offer dental cleanings to make sure your teeth and gums stay healthy.
There are also several tips to help you get fresher breath and a healthier smile:
- Brush your tongue
- Floss at least once a day
- Clean dental appliances
- Replace your toothbrush every 3 months
- Adjust your diet
These tips can also be used to help prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other serious dental problems from occurring.
Request an Appointment Today
If you need a dental check-up call Premier Dental Care’s Lancaster office at (661) 948-6700 or schedule an appointment online here. You can call our Palmdale office at (661) 273-6565 and schedule an appointment online here. Dr. Naguib and his professional staff aim to provide the most comfortable care possible in their Lancaster and Palmdale offices. If you have any questions about check-ups or scheduling appointments, ask our staff. They will be happy to help.