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What’s The Deal With Bad Breath?

by Dr. Gemmi on March 2, 2012

  A COMMON QUESTION WE GET ASKED HERE AT OUR PRACTICE IS, “What causes bad breath?” "How do we help or prevent it?" Of course, we also get asked if braces have anything to do with it. Many times the complaint is not from the offender but from a long suffering family member or friend. There are many causes of bad breath – some serious and some not. And while many people have decided to just hold their and live with it, the good news is diagnosing and treating bad breath is...

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Are You Using Mouthwash?

by Dr. Gemmi on February 9, 2012

EVEN THE MOST DILIGENT FLOSSERS AND BRUSHERS sometimes forget about the added benefits of mouthwash. But don't worry—even if you already brush, floss, AND rinse with mouthwash everyday, you’ll find this content useful. The affect that mouthwash has on your oral health is often dependent upon the type of mouthwash you use. So, before we get into the do’s and don’ts of choosing a mouthwash, let’s talk a little bit about why we recommend it. Not only can mouthwashes make our...

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What Is That Smell?

by Dr. Gemmi on December 6, 2010

A COMMON QUESTION WE GET ASKED HERE AT OUR PRACTICE IS, “What causes bad breath?” "How do we help or prevent it?" Of course, we also get asked if braces have anything to do with it. Many times the complaint is not from the offender but from a long suffering family member or friend. There are many causes of bad breath – some serious and some not. And while many people have decided to just hold their and live with it, the good news is diagnosing and treating bad breath is something...

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