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Bad Breath In Babies From Teething
Bad breath, rash in body, drooling too much, fever, irritated, restlesness, not much appetite, teething in my 14 month old why? Concerned about rash
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
Bad breath: Chronic bad breath may be due to: smoking, chronic dental decay and periodontal infection, abscessed tonsils, certain lung conditions like brochiectasis, chronic sinus infection, certain foods (if consumed regularly), and there are a few genetic causes (unfortunately, as yet there are not readily available tests for these conditions). ...Read more
Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy
lifestyle habits like smoking and chewing
tobacco; gum disease or plaque bulidup on the teeth; medication, sinus, reflux, liver or kidney disease may not allow odor to go away. ...Read more
I'm having a really bad breath issue I have been to the Dennis have all my teeth checked and fixed. I don't know what the odor is coming from I do hav?
Glad to hear: That your teeth are ok. It may be a dietary issue, something you are eating. It may be a digestive issue. Please see your doc for further help. Peace and good health. Maybe a sinus issue. ...Read more
Check teeth again: Do you still have your wisdom teeth? If so they tend to build up plaque which causes mouth odor. Do you floss every day? Rarely halitosis (bad breath) can come from diseased tonsils. Are they large or painful? Do you have symptoms of sinusitis (headache, fever, cough, nasal congestion)? Sinusitis can cause bad breath in some cases. Try flossing more and have wisdom teeth removed. ...Read more
Halitosis: Dental disease is the most common cause of halitosis. However, one should not anticipate that removing the wisdom teeth would eradicate this problem. If you have chronic tonsil problems, chronic sinusitis, this can cause some bad breath issues. Lastly, gastrointestinal digestive problems also contribute to halitosis in many cases. ...Read more
Bad breath: Keeping your mouth healthy can only be one part of getting rid of bad breath. There can be other causes of bad breath such as acid reflux and sinus drainage. Make sure your teeth and gums are healthy, both above and below the gumline. Just because they look good above the gums, there may be gum disease under the gums. Once you know they are good, if the bad breath persists consult your doctor. ...Read more
Bad Breath: Bad breath results from several different sources. Even though you brush your teeth you may have an underlying periodontal (gum) infection. There are systemic disorders that can result in bad breath. Start with your dentist to rule out or treat local conditions as needed. If that fails then seek medical attention with a physician. ...Read more
I'm experiencing sudden teeth sensitiity for 3 days. Could it be acid reflux? I have no other symptoms of acid reflux present at the moment except bad breath.
Could Be Grinding: When people grind or clench their teeth, they can become sensitive. Also, if you find some abrasion along the gumline, it could also be due to over-aggressive brushing. I like to tell my patients to "tickle their teeth to death, don't scrub them like the kitchen sink.". ...Read more
What causes bad breath and how can one prevent from getting such repulsive smelling breath? When one brushes there teeth in the morning and evening, it is still smelly forhalf a day.
Check with your dentist to make sure you have no untreated gum disease or decay. In addition to brushing and flossing, you should also clean your tongue by either brushing it or using a tongue scraper. The tongue harbors food debris and bacteria that can cause bad breath.
Bad breath can also be the result of diet, acid reflux, and stomach/intestinal problems. ...Read more
When we have our breakfast after brushing our teeth in the morning, can we still have bad breath?
Absolutely: It is better to brush after breakfast to remove food particles (from breakfast) by brushing and flossing. Bad breath may be related to food debris on your teeth or periodontal disease, untreated oral infections, sinus infections, etc. If it persists, I recommend you see your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
My daughter 8yrs has really bad breath. She is cavity free and has perfect teeth. How can I fix this?
Why does it stink when my husband sneezes? It happens a lot. He brushes his teeth so it can't be bad breath
Hi, my daughter has bad breath, but she is brushing her teeth twice a day, what could be the the issue? She is 5.
I clean my teeth every day use mouthwash and floss regularly but I've got really bad breath all the time why is this?
Brush and floss. Clean your tongue either with a toothbrush or a tongue cleaner. Check with your dentist for unrestored decay or any mouth or throat infections.
Other causes of bad breath are acid reflux, infected tonsils, diet, smoking, systemic disease.
Talk to your dentist for suggestions to resolve the bad breath. ...Read more
Why I have a bad breath smell I brush my teeth every day one time but I eat chocolate everyday is this the cause or what?
I saw an ad that says bad breath is from the tongue, but whenever I floss it smells bad as well. Why isn't it from between the teeth?
Many causes: A build up of material on the tongue can cause bad breath, but definitely is not the only possibility. Poor oral hygeine is a big cause. Food impaction between the teeth can also play a role. Acid reflux and sinus drainage are a few others. The first step would be a comprehensive oral exam. ...Read more
I have experienced an increase of bad breath. I brush my teeth twice a day and have a healthy set of teeth. What could the causes be?
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. ...Read more
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