Bad Breath Prevention Techniques

If you are interested in preventing bad breath in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Dr. Michael Scholes and our dental team have some helpful tips and information for you. There are things you can do on a regular basis to keep your breath fresh and pristine. The first thing you can do is keep oral hygiene tools handy. If you keep a... read more »

Finding the Source of Bad Breath Is Essential for Treating Halitosis

Halitosis is the technical term for chronic bad breath. It can be a sign of an oral hygiene or oral health issue. Identifying the underlying cause of your halitosis will aid in finding the best treatment method. An inconsistent or inadequate daily oral hygiene routine allows the natural bacteria in your mouth to flourish, permeating the rough textures of your... read more »

Helping Your Bad Breath

How often do you have to deal with bad breath? As you know, having bad breath—regardless of how often you have it—can be an embarrassing experience. However, did you know that bad breath is typically caused by bacteria or by food particles in your mouth? While removing bacteria may be your best answer, there are a few things other options... read more »

Preventing Gum Disease

Thanksgiving is almost here with the delicious aromas filling the air around it. That is why it is more important than ever to remember to take extra care of your smile. Neglecting your oral needs can be dangerous and cause gum disease. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an infection of the tissue and bones that surround and... read more »