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Does Your Breath Stink?

The causes of bad breath (“halitosis”) are vast and varied and they include:
  • sinus or respiratory tract infection
  • gastric reflux or other gastrointestinal infections such as with H. Pylori which produces sulphur
  • foods such as onions and garlic
  • smoking tobacco
  • dry mouth – as a result of medications, talking too much, dehydration, increasing age, radiation treatment for cancer, etc.
  • poor oral hygiene including plaque buildup
  • decay
  • insufficient brushing of the tongue
  • periodontal disease – gingivitis and periodontitis
  • medical conditions and medications that had the effects of reducing salivary flow lead to dry mouth. Examples include liver and kidney diseases, antidepressants, antihistamines, and codeine.
 Dental professionals always recommend a comprehensive examination to rule out these and other causes of your bad breath.

Our office offers appointments throughout the week including evenings, Saturdays and Sundays (by appointment as days and times vary). We always welcome ne patients, emergencies and offer free consultations. And we rely on your referrals for our growth.

Our dentists provide a full range of treatment all under one roof to minimize the need for outside referrals. Some of the treatment we provide includes the full service and placement of dental implants, root canal therapy, wisdom tooth surgery, sedation, invisalign orthodontics, and cosmetic treatments. Most importantly, our preventive dental care program aims to reduce the risk of you and your family requiring more invasive and costly treatment.

Our office is located in the heart of Thornhill in Vaughan. Call today to schedule your appointment. 905-881-8284

About the Author
Dr. Mark Buzaglo is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario where he completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree, receiving the Pierre Fauchard Academy Award for outstanding academic achievement. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours. Dr. Buzaglo is an avid believer in ongoing continuing education and has completed many certified courses in all aspects of dentistry with particular focus in the fields of Cosmetic, Invisalign Orthodontics, and Implant Dentistry. He is a contributing writer and editor for the oral health programs at and, Canada’s foremost on-line continuing medical education websites for Medical Doctors in Canada. Dr. Buzaglo has a creative passion that is evident throughout your experience in his office, Westmount Dental. He has personally designed the layout and features of the office to provide an esthetic appeal to the flow of the working space. His creative ability is truly reflected in the dental treatment he provides to his patients.

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