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Bad Breath (Definition)
Unpleasant, distinctive, or offensive breath odor is commonly called bad breath.
Garlic breath: Garlic contains several sulfur compounds, which alone can cause bad breath, but they also promote the growth of oral bacteria, which may further add to the problem. Garlic lovers can absorb some of the sulfur compounds into their bloodstream & the body can exude the odor through the pores. Brushing teeth & tongue, gargling with mouthwash, eating parsley may help diminish the odor somewhat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oral hygiene: Most bad breath is due to crud on the mouth, between the teeth or on the tongue. A good dental flossing with running it over the back of the tongue cures most of these. If it does not, and you are not eating anything like onions or garlic, look for a problem in the upper aerodigestive system. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sure: Best bet is to call a local dentist for an appointment. You can ask them what would work best for your mouth regarding cosmetic and restorative care. ...Read more
I have bad breath and its coming from my stomach, not because of oral hygiene.I'm treating it with probiotic yogurt everyday, had eggs and now its back?
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Three possibilities: Bad breath usually is caused by one or a combination of these three problems: teeth, sinuses, digestive issues. First see dentist for a complete exam and cleaning to fix and/or rule out dental issues. If not resolved then see ear, nose and throat specialist and gastroenterologist. Your choice which one first. In the mean time brush and floss twice daily and use listerine or pro-health mouthwash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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