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Do you struggle with embarrassing bad breath? If so, you are not alone. Halitosis is a condition that causes persistent bad breath and could be a sign of gum disease. Here at our dental office in Tullahoma, Tennessee, our team is dedicated to your oral care, which is why are happy to provide you with this information on how to keep bad breath at bay.

Halitosis is a condition that keeps bacteria in your mouth that could be causing your bad breath. There are many triggers for halitosis, however the best way to fight it is to talk to Drs. Long and Thurman. Your dentists will be able to give you more information and determine if gum disease is the culprit of your bad breath. If not, there are other things you can do to fight it.

Brushing every day for twice a day, while flossing every night are key factors in fighting bad breath. Using a mouthwash to fight the rest of the bacteria can also be effective at clearing your mouth of bad breath. Sometimes, bacteria can stick to your tongue, so be sure to scrape and wash your tongue off, to keep bacteria from spreading.

The most important thing to remember is to visit your dentists regularly. Regular dental checkups are vital to your oral health. If you would like to schedule your appointment, please call us today at 931-455-2595. Our team is always happy to assist your smile and help keep your smile clean and fresh.