There's no way to sugarcoat it — bad breath is embarrassing. Fortunately, with proper dental care and some helpful home remedies, bad breath can be conquered. Most often, the offender can be traced to a buildup of bad bacteria in the mouth, so good oral hygiene is essential. Other causes include foods, smoking, dry mouth, medications, gum disease, and sinus conditions.
Chronic bad breath, called halitosis, is often a sign of early-stage gum disease. If you brush and floss regularly and still can't defeat bad breath, consult Dr. Ruocco. After an examination, Dr. Ruocco can diagnose the root cause of bad breath and recommend the proper method of treatment. The following fresh-breath secrets may also improve your oral aroma:
Making Waxhaw Smile
Since opening our practice in 2005, Ruocco Dental has been a popular choice for people seeking a unique brand of personalized dentistry. Call today or visit our Waxhaw office, located just five miles south of Charlotte and convenient to residents of Weddington, Marvin, and Fort Mill. When you become one of our patients, you also become part of our family.