I Have Bad Breath
I Have Bad Breath
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Are you conscious of your bad breath and worried what others may think?
Do you get a shock whenever your gums bleed spontaneously or bleed after brushing your teeth? Maybe your partner or family member has mentioned something about it.
Bleeding gums and bad breath can have various causes. Most often the cause is easily resolved but leaving the symptoms alone will not cause it to go away, in fact, it could mean that there are underlying serious issues.
Some of the causes are:
- High accumulation of plaque and tartar due to poor oral hygiene
- Gastric reflux
- Periodontal or gum disease
- Cracked fillings or crowns
- Unclean dentures
In fact, around 80% of bad breath comes from an oral source. However, some causes include more severe medical conditions including diabetes, liver disease or infections. If you have persistent bad breath we recommend you make an appointment to see us so we can determine the cause and help find a solution. There is no need to live with this embarrassing condition.
When you visit Dental Boutique, we will give your entire mouth a full assessment. From the assessment, we may identify some underlying issues that require addressing.
These may include:
- A full scale and clean to remove stubborn plaque and tartar
- A repair or replacement of a crown or filling is broken
- A maintenance refresher with our dental hygienist to ensure you are cleaning with the correct technique
- Treatment of decay via a filling or endodontics
Our best advice to prevent bad breath and bleeding gums is to follow a proper at home maintenance routine including, brushing twice a day and flossing once a day. We also recommend a healthy, balanced diet free of excessive sugars or acids as these foods notoriously break down enamel and lead to decay. Team this with regular six-monthly checkups with your dentist at Dental Boutique and you will have the best chance of preventing these issues.
There will be no judgement or hidden agendas from our team. We are committed to providing exceptional levels of patient care. Even if it has been a while since your last check-up, there is no need to feel fearful or embarrassed. We treat all of our patients equally with the same professional level of care.
Comprehensive regular check-up/ Dental scaling/ Teeth polishing
1 hour consultation.
20 minutes to one hour depending on your teeth conditions.
Generally 2-3 weeks start to finish.
Does it Hurt?
Naturally, some dental procedures may cause some discomfort depending on treatment type and individual pain threshold.
We endeavour to ensure you you are as comfortable as possible during treatments and offer sedation options for those fearful of treatment, so you can wake up to your new smile without feeling a thing!
Why Dental Boutique
We only see a few patients a day as we are committed to providing individualised attention to each patient that visits Dental Boutique. We want you to get the care and attention you need to ensure a positive experience here. Regular dental check ups will help us identify any potential oral problems in the early stages, to avoid more costly and invasive treatment.