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A 19-year-old female asked:

I have halitosis. i have exception oral hygiene. bad breath taste is coming from the back of my mouth. my mouth often tastes acidy. cause & cure?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Bad breath in an: otherwise clean mouth suggests a need to look into your digestive process. You can start w/your family doctor. Special labs like Diagnostechs lab in Washington state have good GI panels that can provide information. Peace and good health.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with your dentist and physician, and I'm confident that your problem will at least be minimized, and hopefully eradicated.

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