What causes bad breath? | Appledore Dentist Milton Keynes

Bad Breath

Treating bad breath at Appledore Dental Clinic, Milton Keynes

Bad breath in Milton Keynes

What causes bad breath?

What causes bad breath?

Bad breath, also called halitosis, is a common problem that can affect anyone at any age. Most of us have experienced it at some point in our lives but persistent bad breath can be caused by a dental condition.

Dental conditions that can cause bad breath can include gum disease, cavities, oral cancer or bacteria on the tongue for example. If your bad breath does last for a long period of time then book in a visit with one of our private dentists in Milton Keynes to rule out any of these problems.

Bear in mind that using mouthwash to cover up bad breath when a dental problem is present will only mask the odour and not cure it.

Treatments for bad breath

We recommend booking a dental hygiene appointment to clean your teeth and gums, booking a general appointment or get yourself checked out for oral mouth cancer. 

Dr Teresa, Dentist Milton KeynesDr Teresa

Clinical Director, Appledore Dental, Milton Keynes
BDS LDSRCS

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