What’s Behind Your Child’s Bad Breath?

May 3, 2011

As an adult, you know how embarrassing and unpleasant bad breath can be. If you have bad breath, you know all the things to try to remedy the problem, and, if nothing else works, you know to come in for a dental appointment to see what’s causing your halitosis.

When your toddler suffers from bad breath, however, it can be more difficult to diagnose and treat the problem.

A recent study shows that 23 percent of young children have halitosis. In kids, as in adults, tongue coating, inflammation of the gums (gingivitis), and tooth decay are the most common culprits. Bad breath is caused mostly by volatile sulfur compounds, which are smelly by-products of the breakdown of proteins and sugars by bacteria in the mouth. […]

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Beat Bad Breath in a Few Simple Steps

March 3, 2011

Believe it or not, there are only two causes for bead breath: oral hygiene and gastrointestinal health.

Often, bad breath is a result of a dental problem. Gum disease, cavities, and other oral conditions can be to blame. I’m Dr. Brad Greenfield, and if you suffer from bad breath, I invite you to come in for an appointment to make sure the problem isn’t related to your oral health. If it is, I will recommend treatment options to get your mouth looking (and smelling) its best. […]

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