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How Can I Eliminate Bad Breath?

Bad breath is a common health problem that both disturbs the person and leaves a negative impression on the people in his/her social circle. In this article, we will discuss the causes of bad breath, treatment methods and frequently asked questions.
What are the causes of bad breath?
Bad breath is often caused by poor oral hygiene. If teeth are not brushed and flossed regularly, food residues can accumulate in the mouth and bacteria that cause bad odor can grow. Additionally, tooth decay, gum diseases, dry mouth and some systemic diseases can also cause bad breath.
What are the treatment methods?
Treatment of bad breath varies depending on the underlying causes. Essentially, it is important to improve oral hygiene. For this: Brush your teeth at least twice a day. Floss every day. Consider using a mouthwash that does not contain alcohol. Visit your dentist for regular dental checkups and cleanings. If you smoke, try to quit. Don't forget to drink plenty of water. If bad breath is caused by tooth decay or gum disease, it should be treated by a dentist.
Frequently Asked Questions About Bad Breath
Is bad breath caused only by poor oral hygiene?
No, bad breath is not just caused by poor oral hygiene. Tooth decay, gum disease, dry mouth, smoking, some foods and systemic diseases can also cause bad breath.
How does the dentist diagnose bad breath?
The dentist performs a comprehensive oral examination to determine the cause of bad breath. During this examination, tooth decay, gum disease and other possible causes are examined.
Which doctor should I see for bad breath?
If you have a bad breath problem, you should first consult a dentist. The dentist will determine the cause of the problem and recommend appropriate treatment. If bad breath is not caused by teeth and gum problems, the dentist may refer you to an internal medicine specialist.
Can bad breath be treated at home?
Mild forms of bad breath can be treated at home with good oral hygiene. However, if you are experiencing persistent and severe bad breath, you should consult a dentist.
What can I do to prevent bad breath?
To prevent bad breath, it is important to brush your teeth regularly, floss, have regular dentist visits, and practice good oral hygiene. Additionally, drinking plenty of water and not smoking can also help prevent bad breath. We hope that you have gained general information about bad breath and treatment methods with this comprehensive guide.
Remember, regular oral care and dentist visits are key to having a healthy mouth.
Eskişehir Oral and Dental Health Polyclinic Dorliondent wishes you healthy smiles.


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