A 46-year-old member asked:
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please offer some ways to get rid of bad breath?

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Dr. Gary Chapman
35 years experience Orthodontics
Oral Hygiene: Brush teeth and gums. Brush your tongue, it harbors many bacteria. A Fluoride rinse helps kill more bacteria between teeth. If your breath smells of ketones, see your md for a diabetes test. Ketones are a byproduct of diabetes and will affect your breath.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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