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smile health oralhealth dentalhealthWhen the teeth and gums are in good condition it is unlikely that bad breath will be a problem. However, certain foods can cause this embarrassing condition. Prime culprits in causing bad breath to be avoided before any social gathering include:
– Onions
– Garlic
– Strongly flavoured snacks
The enzymes and compounds in these, and similar, foods are absorbed into the bloodstream and travel to the lungs “where you breathe them out” with the accompanying odours.
Persistent bad breath should be investigated by a dentist as it may be due to gum disease. Other possible causes of bad breath are outlined in the article at https://www.modernghana.com/news/895255/bad-breath-and-what-to-do.html

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A Cardiff University graduate; Daphne has practiced all over the UK treating patients from diverse backgrounds. She spent a year in Northern Ireland before returning to London where she has worked in a range of different practices. She aims to deliver superior care and is currently undergoing postgraduate courses in Endodontics, Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry. As a former Gallions Reach patient, Daphne can relate to your needs and help you reach your dental goals. Next year, as part of the ‘Dent Aid’ programme, she will be administering emergency and vital dental treatment to underprivileged communities in Morocco. Outside of work Daphne enjoys reading and baking for her family.

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