A 48-year-old member asked:
Is it common for one to have bad breath while sleep deprived?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 46 years experience
Yes If Dehydrated: When you are sleep deprived, you throw your whole system off. If you are not eating properly & not taking in enough water, the bacteria in the mouth will have a field day and produce bad breath.
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Periodontics 42 years experience
Help deprived: Is it possible that while you were being sleep deprived you also ignored some of your daily routines, especially your home oral care. If you did that may e the connection. Concentrate on your home care and see a dentist for a checkup to rule out other dental causes.
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Last updated Nov 5, 2017
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