Category: Bad Breath

Dangerous Issues That Seem Harmless

As humans, we are constantly making on-the-fly decisions throughout our days. Coffee or no coffee with breakfast? Take medicine for a headache or wait for it to go away? Worry about your oral health symptom or give it some time? When it comes to the last of these, as you can probably guess, we don’t… Read more »

Your Bad Breath: What’s Happening, How To Stop It?

There are many potential causes for your bad breath. Did you know that it’s not always just about the foods that you’re eating? If you’ve cut out smelly foods that you have assumed that were the culprits and have discovered that the unpleasant odor still lingers (or overpowers!), then you may have already recognized this… Read more »

Bad Breath Quiz: What Should I Do?

Are you recently noticing that you’re suffering from bad breath but finding a solution has not been as easy as you had hoped? Perhaps you have long dealt with this problem – also known as halitosis – and have all but given up hope that you will ever have a freshly scented mouth again. Before you… Read more »

Tips For Fresher Breath

Ask a friend or loved one what to do about your bad breath, and you can be sure you will receive a variety of suggestions. Some may tell you about their favorite mouthwash, while others will insist you avoid certain foods. It’s true, of course, that pungent foods like garlic can result in immediate unsavory breath… Read more »

Which Toothpaste Is Right For You?

Oxygenated toothpaste can be beneficial to your oral health. In fact it is often prescribed for patients who have oral health issues such as periodontal disease, chronic bad breath, or other issues. In a previous blog, your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart mentioned using oxygenated toothpaste to brush your tongue and reduce bad breath. Today he discusses… Read more »

The Importance Of Brushing Your Tongue

Have you ever wondered what that white film on your tongue is? It gets thicker the farther back you look. Sometimes it looks grayish, or brownish. Perhaps you don’t give much thought to it, but you should. It’s putrefying, or rot-causing, bacteria eating leftover food particles in your tongue. Gross, huh? That’s not all. As… Read more »

Beat Bad Breath

Bad breath (halitosis) exists as a condition familiar among many adults. The presence of unpleasant breath affects social and intimate interactions. People generally mask the issue with gum, mints, or mouthwashes, but their efforts produce temporary results.  Certain foods and health conditions paired with poor oral hygiene typically cause some kind of foul odor to… Read more »

How a General Dentist Cures Bad Breath

At least it’s not a toothache; but still, persistent bad breath can make you uncomfortable, especially as you try to interact with your friends, family, and coworkers. You can turn your head to redirect your breath as you speak, but then looking them in the eyes might be difficult. You can chew sugarless gum or… Read more »

Conquer Bad Breath at its Source

Bad breath isn’t always easy to ignore. Trying to hide it from others can affect the quality of your social interactions, and even if you manage to suppress it, you’ll still likely be able taste the odor. Occasional bad breath is common, such as when you wake up in the morning or eat an especially… Read more »

Livonia-based General Dentist Offers BreathRx for Bad Breath Sufferers

Did you know that at any one time over 50% of Americans experience bad breath (or halitosis)? This common ailment frequently settles in our mouths while we sleep since dry mouth is one of many causes of bad breath. In fact, halitosis can also spring from food and medication. Thankfully, for patients who need to… Read more »