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Do you wish your breath wasn’t a constant worry? Did you know, by discovering the source you may be able to rid yourself of the problem? Our dentist, Dr. John Dobry in Clinton Township, Michigan, is a dental expert and happy to offer you ideas or suggestions as to what is causing your bad breath.

Your oral hygiene routine plays a vital role the health of your smile. Lack of proper oral hygiene can cause persistent bad breath, so remember your oral hygiene habits. Many foods cause bad breath too. Therefore, keep in mind the essentials of brushing and flossing each day. If you still have bad breath that won’t seem to fade, there are other factors to think about such as gum disease. Other dental matters can cause bad breath as well such as an abscessed tooth becoming infected or cavities. That is why keeping up with your oral health is critical in your everyday life or having a beautiful smile.

Tobacco is another cause of bad breath because it can leave powerful odors in your mouth from bacteria and chemicals they carry. Tobacco in any form can leave scents the user may not even notice because they are adapted to it for so long. Digestive problems such as acid reflux disease can also cause bad breath because of the acids and bacteria in your stomach trying to work its way up. Finding relief for any digestive problems may help fight bad breath and restore your oral health.

If you need an oral health checkup, please call 586-286-0790. Our team is happy to find out what is causing your bad breath and help you reverse it.