Family dental care in St. Charles involves regular teeth cleaning. If you or one of your children has noticed chronic bad breath, be sure to mention it to your dentist right away.
While short-term bad breath is generally no cause for concern, it is important to seek family dental care for persistent bad breath, as it could be a sign of more serious oral health concerns. For example, dentists warn that bad breath can be a side effect of tooth decay, dry mouth, other medical conditions, or gum disease. Even if your halitosis is harmless, you may feel understandably embarrassed. A dentist can recommend various treatments, including mouthwash and medications. Watch this video to learn more.