Options for Fighting Bad Breath

Everybody hates dragon breath, and unfortunately, it’s a common problem. If you have bad breath, there are certain short-term and long-term measures you can take. Allow Dr. Valerie Foster and our team to offer some helpful tips for banishing bad breath. Eat a Mint or Chew Gum Sugar-free mints and gum are really helpful to quickly mask bad breath before... read more »

Oral Health Care Damage Control: Mouthwash

Are you aware of the difference between therapeutic mouthwash and cosmetic mouthwash? Due to the fact that mouthwash can sometimes be used for improving your oral health care, it is important to make sure you're using the right products. Cosmetic mouthwashes are mainly used for reducing bad breath and masking its smells, while therapeutic mouthwash can reduce bacteria responsible for... read more »

Common Causes of Halitosis

Having bad breath can be so embarrassing and can hinder your social life. You may try using gum, mouthwash, mints, and other products to counteract bad breath, but these are only temporary solutions. A better solution is to counteract the underlying cause of bad breath, which is also called halitosis. So, what are the causes of bad breath? Certain Foods... read more »

Gum Disease: Symptoms to Watch For

Do you know how to spot the symptoms of periodontal disease, also called gum disease? Periodontal disease is a common oral infection that affects the gum tissue in your mouth. If left untreated, it can develop further, and in advanced stages, lead to tooth loss. One of the first signs of gum disease arises with a change in the appearance... read more »

Is Your Halitosis a Sign of Something Worse?

Is your halitosis a sign of something worse? Halitosis, a symptom more commonly referred to as bad breath, is a disorder that results from foul odors emanating from the mouth. Occasionally, bad breath is caused by poor oral hygiene or infection in your mouth, but it can stem from deeper issues within your body as well. If you are suffering... read more »

Correcting Bad Breath

Do you suffer from bad breath, which is also called halitosis? There are a variety of methods to reach a mouth that feels fresh and clean. Brush and floss more often. The buildup on your teeth, which is called plaque, collects the bacteria that causes bad breath. Brush your teeth twice a day and floss once a day to avoid... read more »

Why Gum Disease is a Big Deal

Did you know that disease can lead to fairly serious problems, or why you should keep your gums safe? As you probably know, your gums are important. Beneath your gums is bone that supports your teeth and keep them in place. Your gums, which are actually just a soft layer of skin, protect this supporting bone and keeps bacteria and... read more »

Are You Suffering from Halitosis and Other Related Symptoms?

Are you suffering from halitosis and other related symptoms? Halitosis, a symptom more commonly referred to as bad breath, is a disorder that occurs from foul odors coming from the mouth. Oftentimes, bad breath is caused by poor oral hygiene or infection in your mouth, but it can stem from deeper issues within your body as well. Bad breath is... read more »