Is your breath minty fresh after brushing and rinsing with mouthwash? Does it stay fresh or does it quickly revert to an unpleasant odor a few minutes after completing your regular dental care routine? If you know you have bad breath, it’s essential to visit your dentist. Determining the cause of your unpleasant breath is the best way to administer proper treatment.
There are many myths associated with unpleasant breath. For example, some believe that bad breath is always a result of poor oral hygiene habits. While poor oral health habits are a common cause of bad breath, the problem may also be the symptom of an illness. Or, the unpleasant breath may be attributed to something as simple as a meal filled with onions and garlic. [Read more…]