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Bad breath can be extremely embarrassing in your life. No matter where you are in your day-to-day life, having bad breath can put a damper on anyone’s day. That is why finding the issue behind the bad breath is essential to overcoming it. Our dentist and team, are happy to talk to you about your bad breath and help you identify the causes.

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be a warning sign of other dental issues that could be lurking in your smile. Some causes include cavities that have run deep or gum disease that carries bacteria seeping into your gums. The best ways to combat these causes include visiting Dr. James Johnson for a professional cleaning and keeping up with your brushing and flossing regularly.

Other causes of bad breath could be the foods you eat or dry mouth. Saliva is essential to your smile because it washes away bacteria and food particles in your mouth. So, by staying hydrated with water, you can keep your mouth fresh and fight these causes of gum disease. Tobacco can also create a hurricane of health problems including bad breath. By limiting tobacco from your body, you can improve your breath and overall health.

If you are experiencing persistent bad breath, please call us today at 713.988.0536 to set up an appointment in Houston, Texas. Our team is always happy to help you in any way we can to restore your breath and smile.