6 Tips for Treating and Preventing Halitosis

2. Book Regular Dental Appointments

Along with consistent brushing and flossing, good oral hygiene involves regular check-up appointments with your dentist—at least twice per year is the recommended frequency.

The NHS says these check-ups are important because the dentist can “ensure any plaque and calculus – previously known as tartar – is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach.” Additionally, they will be able to detect if you have problems like periodontal disease or dry mouth that are contributing to your bad breath.

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