Posted .

Do you need help combating your halitosis? If so, our dentist, Dr. Hoang H. Drouin with Lake Norman Smiles in Mooresville, North Carolina, is happy to help you! Halitosis can put a damper on the best of days, which is why we are happy to help you overcome it.

Halitosis, also known as bad breath, can be very difficult to combat at times. However, there are numerous things you can do to help your oral health condition. To begin, think of your oral hygiene habits and routine. By keeping a healthy balance of brushing and flossing regularly will keep your breath fresh and your smile healthy. You can also try to use a therapeutic mouthwash that destroys bacteria and germs in your mouth. There are also many kinds of toothpaste you can try that helps reduce the plaque and bacteria that can stick on your teeth.

In many cases, there are dental conditions such as gum disease, cavities or a dental abscess can cause the halitosis. If any of these circumstances are causing your bad breath, be sure to make an appointment with your dentist as soon as possible. If dry mouth is a common condition for you, try chewing sugarless gum and drink plenty of fluids. Saliva is a best friend to your smile because it washes away harmful bacteria and keeps your smile hydrated helping your fresh breath.

Our dental team is happy to help you combat your halitosis concerns. If you are ready to overcome it, please call us at 704-664-7774 today. We are delighted to meet with you.