A 24-year-old male asked:
How to cure bad breath problem.?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Find cause: Chronic sinus problems, dental or gum disease, gastric emptying problms are all potential causes. If your dentist have given you a clean bill of oral health, and you are on no medications which can cause salivary gland decrease, you may wabt to see your doctor. Good oral hygiene is imperative, teeth, gums, flossing, and tongue should all be cleansed frequently.
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Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
Get a Check-Up!: The medical term for "bad breath" is halitosis. There are many causes of bad breath. Most obvious is the state of one's dental hygiene. Other conditions that may cause it are: gingivitis; tooth abscess; any mouth infection; infection of the throat/sinuses, etc. Also, some disorders of the stomach and digestive tract; lung disease/infection; and metabolic diseases, such as diabetes.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
I do I cure bad breath? And what causes bad breath?
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Dentistry 46 years experience
Bacteria Causes BB: Here is a simple explanation of the common oral problems. Tooth decay is caused by plaque which is the sticky stuff that forms on teeth. It contains billions of bacteria which eat the food you eat & produce acids as their waste which dissolves the teeth. The same bacteria irritate the gums so they bleed & the rotting plaque and blood is what causes bad breath. Good oral hygiene & a dental cleaning.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Bad breath howvto cure?
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Dentistry 54 years experience
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A 44-year-old member asked:
What do you recommend for a bad breath problem?
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Cosmetic Dentistry 40 years experience
Chlorine dioxide : Most bad breath (~90%) actually come from your oral cavity. You need to thoroughly brush and floss and scrape your tongue lightly. The bad breath smell is usually caused by the release of sulfur compounds. You must also see the dentist at least 2 - 4 times a year. Use closys or any chlorine dioxide product that will kill the gram negative anaerobic bacteria.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 50-year-old member asked:
What do you suggest if I have bad breath how it can be cured?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
Determine cause: Bad breath can come from cavities, gum disease, diet, and gastric reflux, all of which are unaffected by toothbrushing. When the cause is determined, you can treat your problem. Consult with a dentist and a physician.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
What are some ways to cure bad breath?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Mouthwash: Make sure you brush your teeth after every meal, floss twice a day, and rinse with an antiseptic mouthwash every morning and every night. Also, it's important to see your dentist every 6 months to remove tartar buildup which can contribute to bad breath. If you have very bad breath that won't go away you may have gum disease and will need to have that treated and diagnosed by a dentist.
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