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If you continually find yourself struggling with bad breath, it could be linked to underlying conditions within your body. Your bad breath could also be due to several risk factors that you may be causing to yourself. Because bad breath can often be linked to other oral health ailments, it is always a good idea to examine what aspects of your oral health care may be slacking if bad breath is present.

If you routinely suffer from bad breath symptoms, it could be linked to an underlying condition within your body, such as a respiratory tract infection, or liver and kidney problems. Several oral health risks, including gum disease and toothaches, also contribute to bad breath.

Bad breath most commonly occurs due to bacteria in your mouth that builds up and produces foul odors. To help eliminate bad breath, wash out your mouth daily with a reliable therapeutic mouthwash and make sure your body is producing enough saliva. Don’t forget to clean your tongue (use a brush or a tongue scraper) and visit your dentist for additional care.

To treat and prevent bad breath, please schedule an appointment at Carey Dentistry. You can set up your appointment by calling us at 281-859-5637. Dr. Deborah Carey, our dentist in Houston, Texas, and her team with make sure your bad breath is treated.