Halitosis and Bad Breath


There are patients who don’t make a big deal out of bad breath but for some, it can become a source of anxiety and stress. The good news is that halitosis and bad breath can be treated. Once this problem is addressed you will no longer feel self-conscious when you are talking to someone. If you want to address bad breath, Dr. Gerald Regni Jr. can help. If you have questions about our dentist and if you want to inquire about the treatment for bad breath we encourage you to call us at 215-351-9399 or visit our website to learn more about our services.

We have helped thousands of patients battling with bad breath. We work very closely with our patients and we provide a series of exams to determine what’s causing the symptoms. The most common factors that contribute to halitosis include the following:

  • Dry mouth or xerostomia
  • Other dental illnesses
  • Poor dental hygiene habits
  • Periodontal disease
  • Cigarettes
  • Medications
  • Cavities
  • Severe decay
  • Certain diet plans
  • Eating foods with strong odors like garlic and onion
  • Bacterial growth

Regular brushing and flossing can eliminate bad breath. It’s also important that you brush your tongue to remove traces of bacteria that’s causing halitosis. However, if your mouth still smells despite brushing and flossing your teeth daily you may need to see a dentist to identify the source of your halitosis. To learn more about halitosis or bad breath, we encourage you to call us for an appointment.

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