October 18, 2012
First of all, what causes halitosis (aka…bad breath)? Bad breath is caused by a multiple of things, poor diet, poor digestion and the most common… an overgrowth of oral bacteria (plaque). Halitosis is not caused by the stinky cheese man…well maybe! To fix the problems of bad breath, a person must do a thorough removal of plaque by brushing, flossing, and water piking their teeth. They also should brush their tongue. Another very important step to prevent bad breath and periodontal disease is to see their dental hygienist every 3-4 months for a professional cleaning! Regular dental cleanings are key to maintaining oral health and “fresh” breath! How long has it been since you have seen your dental hygienist for that all important cleaning? Too long? Then there is nothing like the present to call and make that appointment for clean teeth and fresh breath at the Center for Reconstructive Dentistry.
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Dr. Sherri Worth is best known for her exceptional work in cosmetic dentistry and participation in Fox's hit show, "The Swan," where she helped over 40 different women. Read more about Dr. Worth