How Do I Permanently Get Rid of Chronic Bad Breath?

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is an embarrassing and uncomfortable condition that can have a negative impact on your social life and self-confidence. Unfortunately, nearly 60 Million people suffer from halitosis. Fortunately, there are several ways to get rid of chronic bad breath. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the causes of chronic bad breath and provide some tips for eliminating it for good.

What Causes Chronic Bad Breath?

Chronic bad breath can be caused by a variety of factors, including poor oral hygiene, gum disease, dry mouth, smoking or chewing tobacco, and certain medications, such as diabetes or acid reflux. It can also be caused by eating foods with strong odors, such as garlic or onions.

Tips for Improving Oral Hygiene

The first step in getting rid of chronic bad breath is improving oral hygiene habits. This includes brushing your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and flossing at least once a day to remove plaque and food particles from between your teeth. It’s also important to use an antibacterial mouthwash to help kill bacteria that cause bad breath. Additionally, you should visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups to ensure that any underlying dental issues are addressed promptly.

Using Natural Remedies

In addition to improving your oral hygiene habits, there are several natural remedies that can help eliminate chronic bad breath. For example, chewing sugar-free gum or sucking on sugar-free mints can help stimulate saliva production, which helps keep the mouth moist and reduce odor-causing bacteria. You can also try drinking green tea, which has been shown to reduce odor-causing bacteria in the mouth. Additionally, you can try adding more fresh fruits and vegetables to your diet, as they contain compounds that help reduce bad breath.

Seeking Professional Help

If you’ve tried all of the above tips but still have chronic bad breath, it may be time to seek professional help from your dentist or doctor. They will be able to diagnose any underlying medical conditions that may be causing the problem and provide treatment options if necessary. Additionally, they may recommend prescription medications or special rinses that can help eliminate chronic bad breath for good.

In conclusion, there are several steps you can take to permanently get rid of chronic bad breath, including improving your oral hygiene habits, using natural remedies such as chewing sugar-free gum or drinking green tea, and seeking professional help if necessary. With these tips in mind, you should be able to eliminate chronic bad breath once and for all! If you need to speak with a professional, contact us today!

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Dr. Smita Warrier

Dr. Smita Warrier graduated dental school in 2004 from Tufts University in Boston. She relocated to Charlotte shortly after and started her practice in Ballantyne in 2007. She is very passionate about dentistry and providing top-notch care to her patients. 

She is a member of the American Dental Association as well as local and state dental organizations. She feels very strongly about staying abreast of the latest technologies and treatment care modalities and dedicates many hours in continuing education. 

She has been an Invisalign certified provider since 2006.

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