It can sometimes be unclear exactly what constitutes a dental emergency. Mouth issues often cause pain and can instill fear. You may wonder if the problem needs to be addressed immediately, if it can be handled at home, or if it can wait for an office visit.
Bad breath: It happens to all of us. In fact, surveys have shown that at least 50% of adults have had bad breath—also known as halitosis—at some point in their lives, so if you’re experiencing it right now, you’re not alone. But what causes bad breath, and how do you get rid of it?