Do you find yourself stepping away from others when you speak with them because you are concerned with how your breath smells? Do you constantly have a mint or gum handy because you are worried about bad breath? We all experience bad breath from time to time, especially after a large cup of coffee or a meal filled with onions and garlic. For most of us, our breath improves considerably after a thorough tooth brushing. Patients who experience bad breath on a regular basis, however, may be experiencing a dental issue that needs to be addressed. Continue reading to find out more about the smell of your breath and what it can mean for your oral health.
Along with Halloween and other fun fall activities that we celebrate during the month of October, we have another reason to celebrate — honoring dental health! This is a reminder to evaluate the way you care for your oral health not only during this month, but each and every day. Maintaining proper oral health throughout the year can help prevent dental emergencies and the need for additional treatments.