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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Tonsil stones: Tonsil stones can cause bad breath. But they are not typically caused by dairy products. The white spots may be from a strep infection. If you ha ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
No: Dairy products will not cause tonsil stones. Please see a specialist ENT to review the status of your tonsils and recommend the appropriate treatment.

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Dr. Paul Grin
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36 years experience Pain Management
Yellow Coated Tongue: is an inflammation of the tongue papillae. The condition occurs when bacteria in the mouth produce pigments which cause the tongue to develop a yello ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
34 years experience Preventive Medicine
Several things: There are many causes for bad breath. Among the more common are gingivitis (inflammed or infected gums), possibly from poor brushing and flossing, and ... Read More
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Dr. Greg Rubin
37 years experience Dentistry
Anaerobic bacteria: Bad breath is caused by billions of bacteria in your mouth, the same bacteria also may cause gum desease. The reason it smells is bacause those bacter ... Read More
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Dr. Don Millner
43 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Poor oral hygiene!: While acid reflux can be an issue, it is no longer considered a primary cause of bad breath. The major causes of non-food related breath odors (garli ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Holtzman
39 years experience Dentistry
Bacteria on tongue: Bad breath is most often produced by bacteria in at the back of the tongue. The stomach rarely results in bad breath except when there are specific di ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Bad breath: The most common reason for bad breath is gum disease and tooth decay. This can be treated. Other causes are sinus infections, allergies, metabolic di ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ragan Faler
24 years experience Dentistry
Lots of things: Gum disease, tooth decay, gastric reflux, poor oral hygiene, tonsillar stones are the more common culprits.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Frymark
46 years experience Dentistry
Gums, teeth, food: If stomach problems or disease is not an issue, then bad breath is often caused by gum disease. Daily brushing and flossing, and regular dental clean ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklin Allen
13 years experience Dentistry
Several: Most common: tooth infections, gum disease, poor oral hygiene, gastric reflux.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Hanson
37 years experience Dentistry
Bacteria: The most common cause of bad breath is the bacteria that live between the papillae of the tongue. Stomach disorders can also add nasty odors to the m ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Garlic breath: Garlic contains several sulfur compounds, which alone can cause bad breath, but they also promote the growth of oral bacteria, which may further add t ... Read More
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