Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

does flaxseed help prevent bad breath

A female asked:
Dr. Ron E. Bell
45 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Prevention is key: Preventing is important, but to prevent it, you must look for the source. Start with a full exam by a dentist, including radiographs, soft and hard ti ... Read More
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
21 years experience Dentistry
Keep it clean!: As bad breath generally comes from a type of bacteria that inhabit your tongue, creating volatile sulfur compounds (vsc's) that really smell, brushing ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Cataldo
24 years experience Periodontics
Several things: Breath odor can occur from: 1. Foods 2. Gum disease 3. Fungal infections 4. Tonsillitis problems 5. Esophageal/reflux issues 6. Tumors/lesions ... Read More
Dr. Ted Poczatek
18 years experience Dentistry
Gum disease: One of the most frequent causes of bad breath is gum disease. If you don't have a dentist you could go and ask them to do a complete exam and check f ... Read More
2
2 thanks
Dr. Babak Jouhari
24 years experience Dentistry
Systemic?: Bad breath can have many different origin , it could be as simple as oral hygiene and health or as complex as systemic diseases like diabetes or GI p ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Prevent bad breath: Ways to prevent bad breath include: - proper oral hygiene/ brush teeth at least twice a day, floss between every tooth and brush your tongue and roof ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Gregory Bussell
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Peroxide gargles: A peroxide based mouthwash such as orajel or peroxyl will help to wash old food particles out of the teeth and tonsils. Brushing your teeth and flossi ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Remedy is to cure: And to cure you need to know the cause. Decayed teeth, periodontitis, acid reflux, sinus problems, and diet all contribute to the problem. You will ne ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Brush and floss: Most bad breath problems come from oral bacteria that produce the toxins that cause bepreath odor. The most important thing you can do is brush you ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Cataldo
24 years experience Periodontics
It depends: Breath odor seldom originates from capped teeth. It is likely from the tongue surface, or beneath the gums between the teeth. Sometimes though, a ca ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Pancreas: Issues with pancreas causes food to rot and creates bad breath and acid reflux. Use pancreatic enzymes - prescription is Creon otc is serropeptidase n ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idelle Brand
40 years experience Dentistry
Better oral hygiene: A dry mouth will contribute to bad breath. Avoid alcohol before bedtime as this will tend to dry your mouth more. Also, make sure that your teeth an ... Read More
8
8 thanks
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Oral hygiene?: There are many causes of bad breath, the most common one being poor oral hygiene. You don't have to have cavities to have bad breath. Do you floss a ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Breath: Bad breath has many causes. Keep your teeth clean by flossing then brushing for five minutes straight 1x/day. Get your gums checked for periodontal di ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month