As this video shows, bad breath (also called halitosis) can happen for a number of reasons. However, gum disease is one of those. This is when harmful bacteria damage and eventually infect your gum tissues. That’s why your breath can be bad — your gum tissues are being killed off.
Call our Leawood, KS dental office today at 913-945-1612 to schedule an appointment for gum disease treatment. Scaling and root planing are deep cleaning treatments that can help fight gum disease. And because our dentists are highly trained, you can also get laser gum therapy for more advanced cases.