During routine oral hygiene examination appointments, we thoroughly inspect your teeth and gums for signs of any problems. Between appointments, it is important to be mindful of your teeth and gums. A problem can arise with your oral health at any time. Like other areas of your body, your mouth gives certain warning signs that you may have a problem with your oral health. These are some signs to be mindful of:
Do you feel self-conscious about the smell of your breath? Do you find yourself keeping your distance when speaking to others? It is not uncommon to experience bad breath from time to time, especially after eating certain foods such as garlic and onions. Usually the problem is resolved once you are able to rush and floss your teeth. The problem becomes more serious when you experience frequent bad breath and you are not sure of the cause. Persistent breath issues can be a warning that something is wrong with your oral health. Continue reading to learn more about what can cause bad breath.