If you eat something like garlic, you could have bad breath for a little while. But if you often have that problem, you might be suffering from too many harmful bacteria in your mouth. These often cause cavities, but they can also lead to gum disease which can make your gums bleed. Over time, it can even loosen your teeth.

That’s why you need to call Smiles of Punta Gorda today at 941-585-0424 and make your next appointment. Dr. Martin combines years of experience with expert training, so he can determine if your chronic bad breath is a symptom of gum disease. Then he can recommend the right gum disease treatment to help make things better.