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Are you suffering from bad breath that returns on a frequent basis to despite numerous treatment methods? If so, it could be the sign of a deep underlying ailment. However, it also could be something as simple as the foods you’re eating. If you’re eating smelly foods, have poor oral hygiene, practice unhealthy lifestyle habits, are taking certain medications, or are suffering from infections, it may give rise to bad breath.

If you wish to improve your oral health, it is important to understand that poor oral hygiene is linked to a buildup of plaque in your mouth and food debris that can contribute to bad breath. Thus, it is essential to make sure you are practicing daily routines including brushing and flossing on a daily basis and using mouthwash to help eliminate the bacteria associated with bad breath.

Although using tobacco may seem like a cool thing to do and popular among your peers, be aware that it can lead to several severe oral health ailments. Not only can it produce bad breath, but it can lead to tooth loss and cancer. If you are suffering from bad breath it can often also be linked to an underlying infection such as gum disease or a toothache.

Are you aware of the dangers of a respiratory tract infection? Because they can cause numerous ailments to your physical health, they can also cause bad breath to arise. Similarly, issues with your liver and kidney can also give rise to bad breath. Thus, these conditions must be treated properly.

Your smile can shine on for many years to come thanks to halitosis prevention. If you require aid with halitosis prevention, you are welcome to book an appointment with Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz, DDS & Associates, Inc. by calling 818-558-4332. Dr. Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz and our entire team at our dentist office in Burbank, California, look forward to upgrading your smile with halitosis prevention.