Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS
1755 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001

Good Foods for Bad Breath Treatment

Are you suffering in silence with very bad breath? Discover how to stop bad breath by choosing good foods and drinks.

A Double Dose of Dairy

Foods that are full of calcium like cheese and yogurt are among the very best bad breath cures. Dental research has shown that eating a piece of cheese after a meal or snack can actually neutralize acids in your mouth that lead to bad breath. And people who eat yogurt every day have lower levels of the oral compounds that make breath smell bad.

Crunch Your Way Clean

While soft and sticky foods get trapped in teeth and breed bad-smelling bacteria, crunchy foods like fruits and veggies are actually bad breath cures. Crunching on foods like carrots, apples, and cucumbers removes food trapped in your teeth and scrubs away bacteria that lead to odorous breath.

Sugarless for More Protection

When you choose to chew sugarless gum, you increase your flow of saliva, which rinses away the bacteria that causes bad breath. While you may assume that mint-flavored gum would be best to freshen your breath, it’s smarter to choose cinnamon gum, which contains an essential oil that decreases smelly bacteria.

Water is the Way

Dry mouth causes bad breath for millions of people of every age. When it comes to how to stop bad breath, you want to keep your mouth moist with water all day long. Another of water’s wonders is how it rinses away any food trapped in your teeth, which is known to lead to bad breath. But simply drinking water is an easy and effective bad breath treatment.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Abington, call Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS today at (215) 310-5826 or make an appointment.

Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Abington. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS, 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 Drs. Finkelman & Machlus, DDS.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Professional, courtious service
Peter D.
Fabulous job. I was in and out in a half hour, and the novacaine wore off by the time I got home. The filling looks fantastic, and the tooth issues […]
Patrick M.
Dr. Machlus and his team are very caring and meticulous in their work.
Irving T.
Could not ask for a more a courteous, efficient and professional staff and satisfying outcome.
Richard C.
Very kind and great service.
Kiri R.
Always a very satisfied patient. Good careful treatment. Appointments are efficient and work is top notch.
Richard H.
Very nice staff, was a little nervous and embarrassed about my teeth but they made me feel at ease.
Anonymous
As a person that has great anxiety when it comes to dentists, Dr. Machlus was exceptional. The entire staff was warm and welcoming. They were […]
Rebecca D.
Over the years I've had many Dentists ranging from one really bad one to the absolute best, Dr. Finkelman. Thank you!
Paul S.
Dr. Machlus and his staff are very thorough, gentle, caring health professionals.
Irving T.
personable, professional, proficient
Richard C.
My anxiety was high while waiting to have my small procedure done, however I put right at ease when I sat in the chair. Although timely, I was made […]
Jennifer R.
Everyone was excellent!
Barton A.
My experience with the doctor I was very pleased! Thank you for making my visited a pleasantly one.
Connie P.
Dr. Machlus and Donna are very patient and caring!!
Denise G.
Excellent level of care.
Irving T.
Dr. Machlus almost makes going to the dentist pleasant, as much possible by being pleasant, that is. He is a caring man, and not only a doctor but a […]
Arthur V.
Always a great experience. Hardly any pain and very caring. Informs you of every step as he does it.
Anonymous
Exemplary levels of care, intellect, communication, attention to detail, and all-out "Balls To The Wall" application of all of the most advanced […]
Patrick M.
No complaints at all - Dr. Finkelman was kind and considerate of how I felt.
Anonymous
All the dentists I have been to these two know what to do...I used to ask my old dentist what he's doing today with dr machlus I just let him do his […]
Christoph D.
I always feel confident that my teeth are in the best hands when Dr. Machlus is treating me. Thank you.
Rhea C.
We love Dr. Machlus!!!
Anonymous
Dr. Machlus was wonderful with my daughter. He explained everything that he was going to do and made sure she was comfortable the entire visit.
Elizabeth D.
Excellent customer service and expert dental work.
Bobbie B.
Good experience. Well explained.
Craig N.
Have been with Dr. Machlus for many, many years. He is always the professional and you leave his office knowing that you were in good hands. He only […]
Daniel B.
Taken right on time. Treated in a professional manner. Almost getting to be fun----
Pat D.
I had a question of an item Dr Finkleman had done to my mouth. I returned and he explained again and things are perfect.
Audrey R.
Dr. Finkelman was great!
Madalynn S.
So painless that I fell asleep during a root canal.
Terrell C.
Great service, excellent work, cheerful staff. What more could you want?
Patrick M.
The staff and Doctors are wonderful. I went in thinking I had a cavity. My appointment was at 4:30 pm and the office closed at 5:00pm. It turned out […]
Karen J.
Professional and Caring.
Deborah D.
Dr. Machlus and Donna are wonderful!! Very kind and gentle!!
Denise G.
excellent visit to the dentist....everyone was friendly and efficient....state of the art office equipment
Cheryl H.
Very caring and professional staff
Harra H.
How can you lose in a caring and professional environment where the staff are just as pleased with their work as you are?
Patrick M.
For a procedure I dread, both dentist and assitant were sensitive and explained what they were doing.
Cathy R.
Dr. Finkelman is wonderful; staff is pleasant and efficient. The music in the exam room was too loud for my taste.
Christine C.
I had a pleasant experience! Everyone was so friendly, and the service was so quick.
Khadijah B.
The staff was very friendly and I received a very thorough examination.
Cindy S.
Dr. Stephen Finkelman and his staff are wonderful. I know that I am in good hands whenever I go. The office is clean, the staff is friendly and they […]
Dianne G.
I had an excellent experience. I recovered quickly from my root canal.
Nyoka M.
I only see doctor Finkelman so my referances will be for him and his work.
Anonymous
Have been coming to this office for many, many years. I am always treated with respect and professionally.
Pat D.
No waiting. Dr. Finkelman explained each process as it took place.
Carol M.
Dr. Machlus is the most caring and skilled Dentist. His staff are just as warm and professional.
Harra H.
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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (215) 310-5826
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