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what causes a metallic taste in mouth?

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Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
Several things: Can be a result of different types of mettalic restorations in your teeth.. Also can be the result of some medications.
Answered on Sep 17, 2017
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Dr. Michael Green
8 years experience Dentistry
Medications you take: I would have a full medical work up to see if madications you are taking or a developing metabolic problem is apparent, such as ketone breath, etc. Another possibilty is that a crown or filling is leaking or has developed a cavity and needs to be replaced!
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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