It is very common to have anxiety or even fear, about going to see a dentist. A great deal of people in our society let their dental condition worsen, because they fear going to the dentist more than the pain their dental problem is causing. This is a terrible fate, because the anxiety and fear can spiral out of control, and ruin the self-confidence and social, as well as family lives of victims.
Bad breath, otherwise known as Halitosis can have many causes. They can be temporary or persistent. It’s management and treatment depends on careful identification of the cause.
The most common type is “morning mouth” which is normal. During the day, the saliva does a great job of washing away food and bacteria. At night, our saliva flow is reduced over a period of a few hours. This washing action is no longer occurring and so the amount of bacteria in the mouth grows releasing foul odours in the process.
Why do dentists take x-rays and are they safe?
Churchill dental is committed to providing you with the best dental care. As a part of this we use dental x-rays (radiographs) to diagnose many conditions otherwise not seen. These include: