A member asked:

I brush my teeth for 3 minutes, i floss, i drink water, and i don't eat foods that cause bad breath (onions etc) but for some reason i still have bad breath?

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Dr. John Calvert answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Bad breath: A foul odor coming from the mouth is usually bacterial. Very often from bacteria housed in tartar (calculus). Getting your teeth cleaned by a hygienist regularly is very important. Another area can be the back of the tongue. Be sure to brush your tongue or use a tongue scraper.

Answered 10/23/2017



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