BANGOR, PA

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Bad Breath (halitosis)

While bad breath might be a symptom of some other disorder, it most likely stems from dental decay and periodontitis.

Periodontitis is a disease affecting gums and bone that support the teeth, and it results from inadequate tooth brushing and flossing. In this disease, the irritated gums pull away from the teeth and form pockets between the teeth and the gums. These pockets fill with bacteria and pus which give off a foul odor.

Patients with bad breath should need a complete dental evaluation. If gum disease and/or dental decay is diagnosed, it can be treated readily. The patient will no longer have an infection in his or her mouth, and he or she will no longer have the embarrassment of bad breath.

If you have questions regarding halitosis, please call our office.

Pacifico Dental Care
48 Third Street
Bangor, Pennsylvania 18013
610 588-2722

 

Bad Breath (halitosis)
In Bangor PA and the surrounding
Wind Gap - Mt Bethel - Pen Argyl - Easton Pennsylvania areas.

 

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