Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue
13874 West Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48227

Sources and Solutions for Bad Breath

Bad Breath

Bad breath is a burden you don’t want to bear, so you need to know how to fight it and fix it in case it happens to you. To avoid the stigma of the stench, take a moment to nose around these common causes and cures.

Pungent Foods – Foods like garlic and onions can leave your breath less than its best. Unfortunately, these offensive odors linger long after your meal since the smell is still expelled by your breath and your body while the food gets digested.

Smoking – Tobacco is a top cause of bad breath. Once you’re ready to quit, ask your doctor or an affordable dentist for advice and tools that can ease the experience.

Diseases – Bad breath can be a sign of diseases, infections, and other major health concerns. If you have chronic bad breath and your family dentistry practitioner has said that you don’t have dental problems, see your doctor immediately to catch any concerns at the earliest stage.

Dry Mouth – This is a common condition that occurs when there’s not enough saliva to keep your mouth moist and wash away excess germs and food. Once those particles build up on your teeth, they produce an unpleasant odor.

The best way to treat bad breath is by practicing good dental care. Brush twice a day and floss at least once a day to remove the food, plaque, and germs that can breed bad breath. While mouthwash can improve bad breath for a brief amount of time, choose an antibacterial mouth rinse if your condition is chronic.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Detroit, call Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue today at (313) 651-7260 or make an appointment.

Gentle Dental offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Detroit. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Michigan, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Gentle Dental at Grand River Avenue.

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Patient Reviews
Love the team they’re always very kind and patient
Raven J.
Very nice staff and was very helpful
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Definitely a good place to take the kids, in and out.
AD C.
Thank you Mr. Ward, Ms. B and Dr. Patel for giving me my smile back. Seeing my children’s faces light up was priceless.
Yvette P.
Very efficient practice!……
J H.
My rating is for the Grandriver Office. My dentist Dr. Oliver is AWESOME!!!
Evonne B.
My son’s was advised as well as myself on the treatment they were given and asked them questions as well as myself.
David I.
Nice and friendly place clean no long wait and trustworthy people Dr Duan and her Assistant tawanna are the best
Jamira D.
Ms. B and Mr.Warren were excellent. Great customer service.
Pamela W.
The staff was very nice. Little Don is the best dental assistant I could’ve asked for and Dr. Patel was very kind and informative. The front staff was respectful but they could pick up the pace of […]
Danielle C.
They made me very comfortable..
Ronald H.
I had one extraction and several fillings worked on. Dr. Oliver and her assistant were wonderful. My teeth are in bad shape and Dr. Oliver took care of me in a timely, very professional manner. I […]
Vanessa K.
Had to get some work done today Dr. Vineet and TaWanna his assistant did amazing job. They were quick, painless ( well not more than what was necessary to get the job done ) and kept my attention off […]
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The Dr. bedside matters is very pleasant he is very attentive to how your feeling throughout what ever type of procedure and he explains very well the pros and cons of what he is doing. His assistant […]
Caressa T.
Great, professional doctors and staff. Very friendly when trying to get you to calm down. They just make you feel calm. When it comes to a variety of procedures.
Ashley G.
Because Gentle Dental fixed my front teeth they are so awesome and the staff is friendly.. So I recommend anybody to go down to Gentle Dental and get your teeth fixed
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My hygienist Jacklin is the Best
Ashley W.
I think that Doctor P and Donelle make a great Team they get me in and out with no problem Gentle Dental has came along way thanks to them
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The staff are nice. The dentist was very kind. My waiting time was good. The setting is comfortable that I was very relaxed. The hygienist was friendly and caring no rush job. I like coming to Gentle […]
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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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