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Are you afraid of scaring your family or friends away this Halloween season because of your bad breath? If so, you are not alone. Halitosis is a common problem many people face. Having bad breath can be an embarrassing experience for anyone. Luckily, our team here at Michael P. Gaudio, D.M.D. in Wallingford, Connecticut, would like to provide you with the information about halitosis and how you can help fight away this dreadful condition.

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

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

With a wide range of causes, it may be difficult to pinpoint the specific trigger which is causing your bad breath. Yet, 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

If you would like to learn more about halitosis, or would like to come in for a consultation, please call us today at 203-265-3355 and set up an appointment with a member of our friendly staff. Our team is happy to help give you the treatment you need, so you don’t spook away your friends this holiday season. So call us today and start your fight against bad breath today!