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If you have questions about bad breath, like many people do, our dentists, Drs. Calder and Durr, are more than happy to help you find the answers you’re looking for. The more you know, the better chance you have of solving the bad breath and achieving the pristine breath you deserve. To help you, they are happy to provide the answers to commonly asked questions, like:

Q: What causes bad breath?
A: There are many causes of bad breath. Some simple causes are food stuck in the teeth, poor oral hygiene and dry mouth. More complex causes are certain medications, the use of tobacco products and gum disease.

Q: How can I treat bad breath?
A: It’s best to treat bad breath by brushing, flossing and rinsing regularly. You should also clean your tongue each time you clean your smile. You can also quit smoking, talk to your doctor about changing medications, and sip on water throughout the day. Your dentist can always help you if your bad breath is persistent and won’t go away.

Q: How can I avoid bad breath?
A: One of the best ways to avoid bad breath is by keeping up on oral hygiene. Brush twice a day and floss once a day. You can also use mouthwash when desired. Mouthwash helps clean the smile and freshen the breath.

Call Comfort Dental Excellence today at 281.376.4533 if you have any questions or if you would like to know more. Our dental team will be more than happy to tell you all about bad breath in Spring, Texas, and we look forward to hearing from you!