Halitosis, or more commonly known as bad breath can sometimes be an embarrassing topic for people to discuss, and some of the time won’t even know that it’s a problem!
This issue doesn’t just affect the breath though, some people find that along with bad breath they can experience thick saliva, a coating on the tongue or even taste changes. If you have bad breath, read on to find out some the most common causes and what you can do to solve it.
There can be many causes that lead to a person having bad breath, with the most common including:
Some of the solutions for causes above of bad breath can be easily fixed, for example, after eating pungent foods making sure that you’re brushing, flossing and using a fluoridated mouthwash. Another simple fix could be to eat those types of foods less often. If you notice any of the other causes or symptoms listed above, it’s a good idea to speak to your dentist to rule out any serious causes and to fix the pungent problem for good!