what causes bad breath | Dr. Bilski | Independence, OhioWhat Does Your Bad Breath


Everybody has bad breath; you wake up in the morning and have bad
breath, or you eat something and have bad breath, but not everyone has
chronic bad breath. If you suffer from constant bad breath, your dentist can

Causes of Bad Breath

  • Food- Because once you ingest and digest it, that odor does not
    go away until your body processes and eliminates
  • Medications
  • Dry mouth
  • Dry throat
  • Mouth infections
  • Age
  • Etc.

These are all of the things that we look at as dentists. If you
have bad breath, you can call us at Bilski Family Dentistry for an
assessment. From there, we can recommend a treatment and provide instructions
on how to help get rid of your bad breath.

Usually, your bad breath should go away, but if not, then you
probably have another source of infection, most likely gum disease.

Bad Breath is Different for Every Person

However, bad breath is different for every person, that is why it
is important to go to your dentist regularly so you can catch any causes of
bad breath early. Many patients will tell us, “Well, my mother had
it, my father had it, my aunts and uncles had it. So, it’s
I’m just destined to have it. I’m not going to worry about
it.” But it could be a sign of something more dangerous than just bad

How to Prevent Bad Breath

The best way to prevent bad breath is to practice good oral
hygiene and visit the dentist regularly. If you have bad breath, contact us
at Bilski Family Dentistry to get your assessment or to schedule your regular

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