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Halitosis Care

Is bad breath something you worry about?

Halitosis (bad breath) is more than a conversation killer – it is a dental and medical problem. Halitosis can develop as a symptom of an underlying medical condition such as xerostomia (dry mouth), diabetes or a gastrointestinal problem. Halitosis can also be a sign of periodontal (gum) disease and bacterial build up in the mouth.

Signs and Causes

How do I know if I have halitosis?

  • White coated tongue
  • Sour, bitter or metallic taste in mouth
  • Xerostomia (dryness in mouth)
  • Extreme morning breath
  • Thicker than usual saliva

What could be causing my halitosis?

  • Xerostomia
  • Post nasal drip
  • Coffee consumption

Treatment Options

How can I treat my halitosis?

Treatment for halitosis is dependent upon its cause. Dr. Earl Schneider and his staff conduct an oral examination and a thorough medical and dental history review to determine the root of the problem and develop a treatment plan.

Dr. Earl Schneider’s unique halitosis treatment includes a combination of easy to use, non-surgical technologies that quickly eliminate bad breath.

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