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Are you trying to hide your bad breath? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people suffer from extreme bad breath and don’t know what they can do about it when mints are not enough. That is why our team at John Blake, DDS, PC in Lake Orion, Michigan, is happy to provide you with information on halitosis and how to overcome it.

Halitosis is caused by a number of reasons. These reasons include:

· Bacteria
· Tobacco use
· Gum disease
· Dry mouth
· Foods
· Some medical conditions

With a wide range of causes, it may be difficult to pinpoint the specific trigger which is causing your bad breath. The good news is there are many ways you can treat halitosis, and reverse this nasty bad breath experience. These ways include:

· Brushing and flossing regularly
· Using mouthwash regularly
· Making sure to care and brush your tongue
· Sugar-free gum to keep saliva producing
· Stopping tobacco use
· Receiving your dental cleaning visits at least twice a year

Why not spice up this holiday season by visiting your dentist, Dr. John P. Blake and treating your halitosis today? Our office here at John Blake, DDS, PC is happy to take your call and set up an appointment at 248.693.5800. So, don’t be frightened of your breath this Halloween, fight off halitosis today and greet your friends and family with your beautiful smile!