Dentists' Office of The Hudson Valley
1733 Ulster Avenue, Lake Katrine, NY 12449

Help Halt Halitosis with Healthy Oral Hygiene Habits

If you suffer from bad breath, then you have halitosis. It’s a common dental condition that is directly related to your dental hygiene habits.

How Halitosis Is Determined by Dental Health

According to family dentistry specialists, bad oral hygiene and health can lead to bad breath. See, food particles stay in your mouth and breed bacteria around your teeth, gums, and tongue. If not removed, this can develop into plaque, which can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, and very bad breath.

Pointers To Prevent Bad Breath

Luckily, simply taking care of your teeth can help halitosis. Follow this expert advice to eliminate bad breath for good:

  • Brush at least two times a day to clean away food particles and plaque from your teeth, gums, and mouth.
  • Strive to brush after each time you eat.
  • Get a new toothbrush every three months or after an illness.
  • Brush your tongue to remove built-up bacteria.
  • Floss daily.
  • Rinse your mouth with an antibacterial mouthwash in the morning and at night.
  • See an affordable dentist at least twice a year for professional cleanings and check-ups to detect other dental problems that may be causing halitosis.
  • Drink plenty of water to keep your mouth moist and rinse away any food particles and bacteria on your teeth.
  • Stop smoking and using tobacco products.
  • Discuss any medical conditions and medications with a family dentistry expert to see if they may contribute to bad breath.
  • Have any dental problems treated by an affordable dentist to keep them from developing into larger dental problems.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Lake Katrine, call Dentists' Office of The Hudson Valley today at (845) 512-1230 or make an appointment.

Dentists' Office of The Hudson Valley offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Lake Katrine. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dentists' Office of The Hudson Valley, 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 Dentists' Office of The Hudson Valley.

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Patient Reviews
She is very careful about making sure you have no pain.
Kevin H.
I’ve had quite a few crowns, caps over the years…but the experience here with a crown was easy, painless, gentle, professional. Dr. Shah & her Dental Assistant Kim are the best. We retired […]
Susanne S.
From the moment we walked thru the front door, the experience was 5 star worthy. The front desk was so friendly & knowledgeable. Dr Hinkle was over the top with my 4 yr old. He put all her fears […]
Melissa D.
We always have a great experience at The Dentists Office of the Hudson Valley. They are wonderful with adults and my children and have been very accommodating in emergency situations. Katie, our […]
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Dr. Oshman, periodontist, is the best. If she ever leaves and goes somewhere else, I would drive 200 miles. Caring and excellent at what she does. Her assistant, Alyssa, is an extremely kind person […]
GREGORY D.
I saw Dr. Oshman this month to get the new Laser technique for my gums. She was amazing. I never felt any pain, was a sore for a few days, now my gums feel great. She is very passionate about what […]
Melissa Y.
I’ve been coming here for years and all of the staff is super friendly. I feel comfortable and confident coming here and would recommend it to everyone, not to mention the super CLEAN and […]
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This morning when I woke up, I was greeted by a very excited dog, who proceeded to jump up and hit my teeth with hers, causing a very broken front tooth. Needless to say, I was pretty upset. I called […]
Elizabeth J.
The office staff are friendly and very helpful. My hygienist, Brittany, is just awesome! She has so much knowledge and is kind and funny, too. Dr. Shah is great. I have nothing but praise for this […]
Sue K.
Excellent care, courteous staff especially Debby and Dr. Conti. Highly recommend to friends and family.
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I’ve always had a good experience and this last time was an excellent experience too. From the receptionists, dental assistant to Dr. Conde, I cannot say enough praise about the kindness and […]
Ruth B.
First appt there and it was a great visit.
Anonymous
My family has been coming here for years, and have always had an outstanding experience! My children actually look forward to coming, thanks to Dr. Brian’s great way with kids! The other doctors, […]
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I don’t think anyone wakes up and thinks , I can’t wait to go to the dentist , I know I don’t. But when you enter the Dentists Office of Hudson Valley and are greeted so cordially and […]
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Friendly knowledgeable professionals.
Nancy T.
I was extremely pleased with my care and treatment at the office.
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My three kids saw Dr. Brian today and they had a wonderful experience. He worked patiently with all of them, especially my two year old. The hygienists and office staff were also very friendly and […]
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We had a fantastic experience at the Dentists’ Office! Dr. Hinkle was so caring with our daughter and made sure she was comfortable. She is already looking forward to her next appointment and so […]
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I was pleased with everything. Had oral surgery and didn’t feel any pain during the procedure
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I totally love the Dentist’s Office… needed to get in asap and Melissa hooked me up with appointment today 10/09/17.. and Dr. Shaw checked me out and give me the answers I needed… they are the […]
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (845) 512-1230
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