Every now and then people get a flare-up of bad breath and suffer the negative effects that come with it. Many things can lead to bad breath but the biggest culprit is usually foods such as garlic, onions, peppers, citrus juice, or coffee. However, there are other causes for bad breath, and some are minor issues but others can be an indication of a serious underlying issue that may need to be checked out. If you need help fighting bad breath our team offers the best local dental care in Elmhurst and the surrounding area and we invite you to contact us today!

Here are some common things that can cause bad breath:

  • Poor dental care and overall oral hygiene
  • Tooth decay, bacteria growth, and enamel loss
  • Severe gum disease
  • Sever cases of acid reflux
  • Respiratory infections or other issues
  • Sinus infections, hayfever, postnasal drip, or flu
  • Diabetes or other blood related illness
  • Liver or kidney disease

If you have been having issues with chronic bad breath, the most important thing you can do is talk to your dentist and general health care provider about it. You need to get to the underlying cause and determine if it is something serious or something that has a quick and easy fix.  Elmhurst dentists here at Kopp Dental and Associates are committed to offering all of our patients the very best in dental care. If you have questions or concerns call and schedule your consultation appointment today. There are many things you can do that will make fighting bad breath easier but cutting off the causes from the very start is the easiest way! So make your appointment today and see for yourself why local dental care in Elmhurst is better with Dr. Kopp and his team!