Turn bad breath into fresh breath
Most children and adults will encounter bad breath from time to time, but for some the bad breath is persistent. The medical term used for bad breath is ‘halitosis’.
What causes halitosis?
How is halitosis treated?
Regular thorough dental examinations are required to detect areas of decay and gum disease, as well as broken fillings. These can cause a build-up of bacteria that is hard to clean and therefore becomes stagnant and results in a bad odour. We will eliminate the bacteria with a professional clean and properly treat areas of decay to reduce bad breath.
Left untreated, bad breath will worsen. If it is caused by an underlying issue such as gum disease or tooth decay, it may lead to severe pain, infection and tooth loss.