Recognizing atypical aspects of your oral health is vital to individuals wishing to maintain optimal oral health. Bad breath is not uncommon when you eat certain foods or when you wake up in the morning. Bad breath becomes what is known as halitosis when regular brushing and flossing does not eliminate the odor. Fortunately, halitosis is quite treatable in most circumstances under the care of a general dentist.
The vision of Robert M. Davis, DDS is to help his patients obtain a healthy, esthetically pleasing patients.
Dr. Davis performs comprehensive general dentistry services in his Raytown and Pleasant Hill offices, focusing on treating complex dental issues. If your halitosis is a consequence of a more sophisticated dental problem, Dr. Davis will determine the problem and prescribe a unique treatment plan tailored to your needs.
During your appointment, Dr. Davis will first complete a thorough examination, looking for issues such as gingivitis, periodontal disease TMJ, missing teeth, or tooth decay. Halitosis is often a side effect of dental problems, such as:
- Acid Reflux
- Tooth decay
- Poor oral hygiene
Your best bet to deal with halitosis is to visit Dr. Davis twice a year for preventive periodontal treatments.
During your biannual visit, Dr. Davis will examine your mouth for any problems with your oral cavity and address any other health concerns you may have. At this visit, our hygienist will clean your teeth and go over proper home care for your teeth. At home care of your teeth is crucial to reduce the bacterial load in your mouth which may lead to bad breath. Visit Our Raytown, MO dental office. Please do not wait to the point where your problem becomes exacerbated before getting the help you need. Dr. Davis and his team are equipped to handle a plethora of dental problems. We will do everything within our power to get you the treatment you need. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Davis, contact our Raytown or Pleasant Hill dental office.