Do you ever wonder, “How can I prevent bad breath?” Do you dread meeting new people or introducing yourself at a business meeting because you’re afraid you have bad breath? The dentists at Westermeier Martin Dental Care understand because our patients share that issue with us during their dental check ups.
Studies show close to 85 percent of people who have halitosis – bad breath – have a dental health problem that is causing it. Proper oral hygiene is crucial to preventing bad breath. Having regular cleanings and dental check-ups should also be part of your dental care routine.
Are there ways to completely eliminate bad breath? Maybe not completely, but there are steps you can take to help eliminate it and they include:
If bad breath is a concern, talk to us. Please don’t be embarrassed to mention it. We are dental professionals who are here to help you. Letting us know that bad breath is a concern will also help focus our efforts on your behalf to help you attain the highest level of dental health.