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Spokane Valley Bad Breath Dentist

Freshen your breath with comprehensive dental care

Combat bad breath with personalized treatment plans

Struggling with persistent bad breath that affects your daily interactions? Our Spokane Valley bad breath dentist Dr. Shumway offers targeted treatments to eliminate halitosis and improve oral health. Our approach includes professional dental cleanings, deep cleanings, and periodontal therapy to address the root causes of bad breath.

Using these advanced dental treatments, Dr. Shumway provides thorough and effective solutions to ensure your breath stays fresh and your mouth stays healthy.

Common causes of bad breath

Poor oral hygiene practices

Gum disease and periodontal infections

Dry mouth (xerostomia) reducing saliva flow

Certain foods and lifestyle habits like smoking
Underlying medical conditions

Experience fresh breath and improved oral health

Bad breath can impact more than just your confidence — it can also be a sign of underlying dental issues. With Dr. Shumway’s expert care, treating bad breath is key to maintaining oral hygiene and a healthier mouth.

Understanding the sources of bad breath

Bad breath can originate from various sources, including bacteria buildup on teeth and gums, dry mouth, and other health conditions. Identifying the specific cause is crucial for effective treatment and long-term prevention.

Dr. Shumway’s comprehensive examination will pinpoint the cause of your bad breath and recommend the most effective treatments to restore fresh breath and oral health.

Tailored treatments for lasting freshness

Depending on the cause of your bad breath, Dr. Shumway offers customized treatment options:

  • Professional dental cleanings to remove plaque and tartar
  • Deep cleanings for periodontal disease management
  • Recommendations for lifestyle changes and improved oral hygiene practices

Dr. Shumway will guide you through each treatment option, helping you choose the best plan for your dental health needs.

Stress-Free Treatment

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IV and Oral Sedation

We offer sedation options to ensure a comfortable and positive experience no matter the treatment you receive.
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Treatment Guarantee

We stand behind our work. Quality materials and techniques are key for long lasting restorations. Ask our team about our treatment guarantee.

Frequently asked questions about bad breath treatment

What can worsen bad breath?

Certain habits like smoking, drinking alcohol, or consuming strong-smelling foods can intensify bad breath. Regular professional cleanings and good oral hygiene practices can help manage these effects.

Can bad breath be prevented?

Maintaining a regular oral hygiene routine, including brushing, flossing, and visiting your dentist regularly, can significantly reduce the risk of bad breath.

How do professional cleanings and deep cleanings help?

Professional cleanings remove plaque and tartar buildup that can harbor bacteria, while deep cleanings target the gum line and periodontal pockets to treat and prevent gum disease.

What to expect during bad breath treatment?

Our Spokane Valley bad breath dentist ensures your comfort throughout the treatment process. Each step will be clearly explained, providing an effective and reassuring experience to help you achieve fresh breath.

Smile Care Dental Savings Plan

A great option for those without dental insurance! Our dental savings plan is designed to help you and your family save significantly on preventive and restorative services.

Spokane Valley dentist and team at Spokane Family Smiles

Membership includes cleanings, exams, and routine x-rays, as well as significantly reduced fees for restorative and surgical procedures.

Benefits of membership run for 12 months.

No deductibles, waiting periods, annual maximums, or denial of claims.

We accept most insurance plans

Unsure if we accept your plan? Reach out to our team! We’ll help you determine coverage so you can make the right financial decision for your family. Please note that we do not accept Washington Apple Health.

For those without insurance, we offer several payment options, including CareCredit and our office savings program.


Partner with a Spokane Valley dentist who is always on your team