Dr. Tejas Patel at Austin Cosmetic Dentistry is experienced in diagnosing and treating halitosis and the dental issues that cause it. We understand how uncomfortable it can be to suffer from bad breath, and we are committed to putting your oral health first so that you can live your best life.
Causes of Halitosis Explained
Infections that cause post-nasal drip may be a cause of chronic bad breath because the bacteria feed on the mucus that is produced when you are sick.
Diabetes and conditions like kidney, liver, or gastrointestinal issues can cause bad breath.
Saliva helps remove and break down food particles in your mouth, and if your body isn’t producing enough, it can cause cavities, infections, and halitosis.
Cavities and gum disease can cause halitosis because of the extra bacteria in your mouth that is difficult to remove.
Smoking leaves odors in your mouth, but it can also cause dry mouth. Tobacco users are also more likely to develop gum disease.
If you are experiencing chronic bad breath, Dr. Tejas Patel at Austin Cosmetic Dentistry can help figure out the root cause. By either confirming or eliminating dental infections as the cause of your halitosis, your dentist will work closely with you to develop a comprehensive personalized treatment plan aimed treating the cause of your halitosis cause.
If your bad breath is caused by a dental issue like cavities or gum disease, your dentist will be able to treat those underlying issues. Your oral health is our top priority. We will work closely with you to ensure that all of your dental goals are being met and that you receive the high-quality personalized care that you deserve.
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