Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Halitosis Treatments & Prevention

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If you have not already done so, it is important to make sure you take the time to protect your smile against the risks of poor dental health in the form of halitosis. Numerous treatments and prevention methods exist to keep your smile safe from bacteria that can lead to foul odors emanating from your mouth.

If you are suffering from bad breath, it is important to use numerous cleaning habits, methods, utensils, and routines to ensure maximum oral hygiene in the prevention of bad breath. This includes brushing and flossing your teeth daily and using effective utensils that can keep your teeth, gums, and tongue clean and free of bacteria that produce bad breath.

Saliva flow is essential for keeping your mouth clean, so consider using mouthwash or sugarless chewing gum to help promote saliva flow. Saliva flow can neutralize acids and help produce disease-fighting substances that will keep your mouth safe from poor oral hygiene. In addition, avoid unhealthy habits such as smoking and chewing tobacco.

If you would like to schedule an appointment to discuss your possible bad breath treatments with Dr. Paul J Rubenstein and our team, please call 352-200-2327 to stop by our dentist office in Spring Hill, Florida. We look forward to improving your smile!