Bad Breath Dentists in Brimfield, IL
We treat stinky breath!
How do you fix bad breath?
“Why does my breath smell so bad?” This is a common question we get from our patients, so don’t be discouraged. If you feel like you’ve tried everything to get rid of bad breath but it’s still not working, know that there is a solution for you.
Our dentists will examine your dental health, diagnose the cause of your bad breath, and create a custom treatment plan to cure your bad breath once and for all!
What is halitosis?
Most people have smelly breath when they wake up in the morning or after eating a meal with strongly flavored foods. But halitosis refers to having bad breath all the time, even after brushing your teeth. This type of bad breath is usually a sign of dental health problems or underlying medical conditions.
Why does my breath smell so bad?
Chronic bad breath, also called halitosis, can be caused by one or many different dental health conditions, including the following.
- Gum disease
- Bacteria-filled plaque
- Inconsistent dental hygiene
- Mouth breathing
- Cavities or infection
- Cigarettes or tobacco products
- Dry mouth
- Dental appliances
- Various medical conditions
Easy ways to prevent bad breath
- Brush your teeth twice a day for 2 minutes and floss daily
- Get a dental cleaning and exam every 6 months, or as instructed by your dentist
- Avoid cigarettes and tobacco products
- Stay hydrated!
- Breathe through your nose, not your mouth
Hear from our patients
The atmosphere in the office is warm and welcoming. The doctor and staff genuinely care about you as an individual as well as the health of your teeth and gums.
– Ruth L.
Can halitosis be cured?
- Deep cleaning
- Filling or root canal
- Oral appliance
- Gum disease treatment
If we can’t find the cause of your bad breath through a dental examination, we may refer you to your primary physician to determine whether or not your bad breath is caused by a medical concern like respiratory infection, liver issue, or something else.