New Patients Offer

Bad Breath Treatments

Bad breath or Halitosis is a problem suffered by many and one that can easily be treated by improving oral hygiene.

Bad breath can be caused by a variety of things but it is most frequently down to poor oral hygiene. If bacteria is allowed to build up in your mouth for example on bits of food stuck between your teeth, it starts to release gases which smell. Bad breath can also be a sign of gum disease. Smoking, drinking alcohol and eating strongly flavoured food can also cause bad breath. It can also occur following an illness, or sometimes it can be caused by certain types of medicine.

Easily treated

The good news is that bad breath in most cases is easily treated by adopting a positive dental hygiene routine. Our Dental Hygienist at Far Headingley Dental Care can provide you with a thorough clean and polish to remove the plaque and calculus where bacteria can grow in your mouth. You will also be provided with Oral Hygiene Instruction so that you can follow your own positive dental hygiene routine at home. This advice will include a discussion about what you eat and drink and if you smoke, the effects of this will be explained.

Oral health products

There are a wide range of oral health products available to help you maintain a positive oral hygiene routine at home and prevent bad breath from reoccurring. Your Dental Hygienist will be able to advise you which type of toothbrush is most suitable for you, which floss to use, whether or not you would benefit from using intra oral brushes and which type of toothpaste and mouthwashes would be best.

Benefits of bad breath treatment

  • Bad breath is easily treated in most cases.
  • Treatment can be provided by our Dental Hygienist.
  • Good dental hygiene can help boost confidence and reduce embarrassment.
  • A clean mouth is usually a healthy mouth which requires less dental treatment.

Get in touch

To discuss how Far Headingley Dental Care can provide you with bad breath treatment, please complete the enquiry form on this page or call our practice on 0113 275 1323 during normal office hours.

Get in touch


Find out how we use your personal information to contact you in our privacy policy.

We're accepting new patients
We're accepting new patients

Enjoy a free consultation
We provide a 13 point oral healthcheck
We're highly recommended

Find out more

Explore our dental services

General dentistry
General dentistry

Checkups, general dentistry services and emergency dental appointments for all the family.

Teeth whitening
Teeth whitening

Get a brighter, more radiant smile with Boutique teeth whitening and Enlighten teeth whitening.

Teeth straightening
Teeth straightening

Straighten your teeth & reduce gaps with Invisalign, Six Month Smiles and other orthodontic braces.

Repair chipped or broken teeth
Repair teeth

Repair chipped, cracked or broken teeth with white fillings, dental inlays, crowns and veneers.

Replace broken or missing teeth
Replace teeth

Replace broken or missing teeth with dental implants, dental bridges and dentures for a fuller smile.



Subscribe for news and offers...