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This article describes the factors that can cause bad breath and what those who suffer from it can do to improve their oral health.

Bad breath in Ft. Lauderdale… it can ruin a personal relationship, earn you nicknames that stick for a lifetime and alienate you from your work colleagues. No matter how friendly, nice and productive an individual you are, bad breath in Ft. Lauderdale will always set you aside as the person that no one really wants to get close to. Unfortunately, the people with the most odorous oral emanations always tend to somehow be completely unaware of their problem! However, if you are afraid that bad breath in Ft. Lauderdale may be your affliction, and not that of your pesky office colleague, relative or poker mate, then here are some tips and information from the dentist’s office you may find very useful! What Causes Bad Breath in Ft. Lauderdale? Bad breath in Ft. Lauderdale is caused by bacterial activity in the mouth. To have beautiful fresh breath 100% of the time means to have an oral cavity that is completely free of bacteria 100% of the time… which is just plain impossible. Even after a hot shower, your skin is crawling with invisible microbes, so can you imagine what’s going on in your mouth; a warm, damp place full of food particles and sugary residues? Brushing, flossing and anti-bacterial mouthwash is the most effective arsenal against bad breath in Ft. Lauderdale on a daily basis. In other words: good oral hygiene. However, maintaining crisp fresh breath also means steering clear of certain foods, drinks and habits that can cause bad breath in Ft. Lauderdale, especially smoking cigarettes and other tobacco products (garlic can be forgiven because everybody loves Italian food!)


Good oral hygiene alone. Sometimes, bad breath can be a symptom of a much more serious underlying condition, such as periodontal disease in Ft. Lauderdale (although chances are that if you look after your teeth really well, you won’t develop this terrible oral affliction.) Bad Breath in Ft. Lauderdale: What Can I Do? Bad breath in Ft. Lauderdale can be a socially and professionally crippling condition. What you need to know is that there are solutions available to you, but first you need a diagnosis. Periodontal disease in Ft. Lauderdale is a chronic and acute bacterial infection of the gums and is a leading cause of chronic bad breath. Thankfully, with treatment, your oral health can recover from this dangerous condition that is linked with respiratory and cardiovascular disease, not to mention tooth loss and edentulism (complete toothlessness). So, if you suspect that you suffer from bad breath in Ft. Lauderdale: 1. Ask a close friend or relative for their honest opinion. 2. If you do have bad breath in Ft. Lauderdale, then book an appointment with the dentist who will perform a thorough oral examination to determine the source of your malodorous breath. 3. Should you have an oral infection, such as gingivitis or periodontal disease in Ft. Lauderdale, your dentist will plan a course of treatment. This will include a thorough professional cleaning of your teeth (and possibly tooth roots as well). 4. If an oral bacterial infection is not the problem, then your bad breath in Ft. Lauderdale may be linked with an underlying medical condition in the stomach, throat, sinuses or even lungs. 5. You should mention any medications that you’re on, sleeping problems, the presence of dry mouth (xerostomia) and habits, such as smoking or alcohol consumption, to your dentist. This will help him determine the underlying cause of your chronic bad breath in Ft. Lauderdale. Bad Breath in Ft. Lauderdale: A Final Note Never ignore bad breath in Ft. Lauderdale; even if you suspect that brushing more frequently will solve your problem. It could be a symptom of periodontal disease in Ft. Lauderdale and this terrible oral affliction, left untreated, leads to tooth loss. Seek the immediate attention of your gentle dentist!

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This article describes the factors that can cause bad breath and what those who suffer from it can do to improve their oral health.