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Dear readers, welcome to the article Dental Halitosis Treatment of Rhône Dental Clinic Geneva. You will find useful informations about bad breath problems, but it do not replace a consultation with one of our dentists in Geneva! During the consultation we will take the time to answer all your questions about halitosis care.
Halitosis is bad breath or the emission of unpleasant odors from the mouth. It usually originates in the oral cavity due to bacterial decomposition of food scraps. Halitosis can have psychological repercussions on sufferers, as they may experience problems in their family and social life.

What are the symptoms of halitosis ?

The main symptom of halitosis is bad breath odor.


Reasons of this disorder can be oral (problems with teeth, gums, saliva, tongue…) or extra-oral (respiratory tract disorders, organic or digestive changes or tobacco and alcohol consumption). In the latter case, the diagnosis is more complex and requires advanced technology. Diseases and clinical conditions associated with the formation of volatile compounds can be related to a wide variety of medical fields.


Halitosis can be avoided by following a good oral hygiene, which should be done with good brushing, meticulous flossing, a good mouthwash to remove acids and food debris that can break down and cause bad breath. This cleaning should be done after every meal and especially before going to bed. It is a time when the mouth is at rest and the production of salivary flow, a substance that inhibits the action of bacteria, decreases. Regular check-ups at Rhône Dental Clinic can also help prevent halitosis or any pathology that may cause it.


In cases where the direct cause of halitosis is an oral problem, the treatment will depend on the case. The specialist will determine if the solution is to remove tartar and plaque, extract decayed teeth, use dental floss and fluoride antiseptic. Then brush three times a day, perform a lingual cleaning or avoid tobacco, alcohol or certain foods and beverages like coffee. If the halitosis is due to another pathology, the specialist will have to perform the necessary tests to discover the source of the problem.

During your consultation, your particular situation will be discussed in more detail. We encourage you to ask any questions you may have. If new questions arise after your consultation, please do not hesitate to contact the clinic. During the initial examination, we will be able to determine the best possible treatment for your Halitosis in Geneva. Moreover, we can define the treatment plan, the expected duration of treatment and the approximate cost.

Stop by our dental clinic for a visit, or call us at 022 310 50 77 to arrange a consultation!

Article written by Dr. Arthur Arnaud, periodontal specialist at Rhône Dental Clinic!

A bad dental breath is a common problem. Thanks to our  discretion and great expertise we will help you to solve this problem

— Dr Christophe Gachet
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Rhone Dental Clinic Article Auteur Christophe Gachet
Dr Christophe Gachet, clinic manager and implant specialist at the Rhône Dental Clinic
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