A 36-year-old member asked:
does drinking prune juice cause bad breath?
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Periodontics 27 years experience
May or may not: Bad breath (halitosis) is usually a multifactorial occurrence. The most plausible cause is the luffy epithelial layer of the tongue, which can collect and hide millions of bacterias and chemicals, hence the bad taste or odor. Many foods and drinks can exacerbate such process. Other factors are accumulation of plaque & tartar build up between the teeth & restorations, cavities, & sinus drainage.
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Periodontics 42 years experience
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Breath that smells sweet without drinking juice?
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Dentistry 15 years experience
Diabetes: A fetid or sweet smelling odor from ones breath is a significant possible diabetes. See your physician for a full evaluation.
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Last updated Oct 6, 2013
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