When bad breath doesn’t go away, we understand that it can be an embarrassing and frustrating problem to deal with, so we don’t recommend tackling this issue alone. Our highly talented Mid-Wilshire dental team is equipped to help you tackle your halitosis by targeting the source of the problem.
Halitosis is the general dentistry term for bad breath. While it’s normal to get halitosis sometimes, bad breath that doesn’t go away is known as chronic halitosis. The odor might be strong enough to drive others away.
Chronic halitosis is often a symptom of a much bigger, underlying health issue. A foul-smelling mouth might be triggered by one of the following bad breath causes:
If you struggle with chronic bad breath, scheduling an appointment with your dentist is the best first step. At our Los Angeles dental clinic, Dr. Adelpour can inspect the state of your gums and oral health. Then, he might suggest one of the following bad breath remedies:
Also, Dr. Adelpour might prescribe an antibacterial mouthwash to help you combat bacterial overgrowth in the mouth.
If you have healthy gums and teeth yet still have bad breath, it’s likely linked to an issue in another body part. At this point, schedule an appointment with your primary healthcare provider to ensure that you do not have an underlying health condition contributing to bad breath.
In matters of health, prevention is better than a cure. When preventing bad breath, one of the best ways to keep your breath smelling fresh is to maintain excellent oral hygiene. This could include:
Do you have bad breath that seems like it won’t go away? If so, schedule a halitosis treatment appointment with Dr. Adelpour at BLVD Dental Aesthetics. Call 310-620-8060 or message us online right now.