Get advice on Halitosis from a dentist at a Sunbury dental practice

Halitosis most usually known as bad breath and is a term used to describe chemical odours produced in the mouth which when smelt are unpleasant, the smell itself is most commonly a result of chemical molecules containing sulphur being abundant in the mouth or other areas of the body. Avoid Halitosis and get advice from a dental practice, Sunbury dental practices offer such help and advice. There are numerous reasons and causes of this problem, firstly in many cases the main problem is poor oral hygiene which lead to bad odour related problems such as gum disease and tooth decay, the most common causes of Halitosis. Smoking cigarettes and tobacco products is another common cause of Halitosis and can lead to gum disease. Flossing regularly, chewing gum, and having a strict brushing schedule are the most effective ways at keeping Halitosis at bay, also it is important to drink plenty of water throughout the day as it’s excellent for diluting excess acid production. Another common agitator of bad breath is to do with your diet and what you eat in particular spicy foods and garlic. There are cases that can cause some concerns and worries as Halitosis is sometimes caused by illnesses such as kidney or liver failure.