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How Do I Know if I Have Bad Breath?

Bad Breath

We all get bad breath from time to time, like when we first wake up in the morning, but bad breath can be a concern if it becomes a persistent problem.

If you are not sure whether you have bad breath, you can try to find out by asking a close friend, or by looking at or smelling your floss after you use it. If you see blood or smell a nasty odor, then you probably have bad breath.

What are the Causes of Bad Breath?

Bad breath occurs when there is a buildup of bacteria in your mouth which creates an inflammation response, giving off nasty and noxious odors in your mouth.

Here are the most common causes of having a bad breath:

By removing any underlying causes, you should be able to get rid of your bad breath. If the problem persists, don’t be afraid to speak to your dentist and see what else there is you can do.