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Dr. Greg Rubin
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Bad Breath (Definition)

A foul odor from the mouth. 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 ...Read more


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How do I get rid of really bad breath besides dental visit?

How do I get rid of really bad breath besides dental visit?

Clean your mouth: You should clean your mouth thoroughly by brushing and especially flossing. You should use a tongue scraper to clean your tongue. It is important to moisturize your mouth as dry mouth will increase bad breath. Avoid foods such as onions, coffee, cheese or brush after you intake these foods, finally if you are on a low carb diet ketones are produced which cause bad breath so eat a carb rich snack. ...Read more

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Can washing your teeth the only solution to get rid of bad breath?

Can washing your teeth the only solution to get rid of bad breath?

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

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Help please! is brushing your teeth enough to get rid of bad breath?

Help please! is brushing your teeth enough to get rid of bad breath?

First things first: You need to have the cause of your halitosis determined. Is it a dental problem, gum problem, acid reflux, or your diet? Just masking the bad breath for 5 minutes with a "product" will not solve your problem... It will only frustrate you. Have a dental check up and then consult with your physician.. Once the cause of your halitosis is determined, proper advice can be given. All the best.. ...Read more

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What to do if i brush my teeth twice a day and use mouthwash too. Is this enough to get rid of bad breath?

Not necessarily : It's good you brush twice a day but you need to see a doctor to see wher the bad breath is coming from a periodontist should rule out gum problems and if not that then have your physician rule out stomach or sinus problems as the cause. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of bad breath even after brushing my teeth and using mouth wash?

How can I get rid of bad breath even after brushing my teeth and using mouth wash?

Wrong assumption: Your problem may be caused by cavities, acid reflux, gum disease, or diet... All the mouthwash and brushing in the world will not solve your problem, only mask it for 5 minutes. Seek the help of a local dentist and physician who can examine you and determine the cause. ...Read more

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Been told by my dentist-i need 2 hav extraction of 1root tip, n hav my teeth filled cause of cavities. Should i go to see ENT and gastroenterology for my bad breath problem. I just want to get rid of bad breath

Been told by my dentist-i need 2 hav extraction of 1root tip, n hav my teeth filled cause of cavities. Should i go to see ENT and gastroenterology for my bad breath problem. I just want to get rid of bad breath

Bad breath: The cavities and root tips are an obvious source of the bad breath. Any mouth problems should be dealt with first, cavities are rotting parts of teeth. If there is still a problem after the obvious then seek more obscure answer. ...Read more

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I have bad breath and i reaally want to get rid of it i brush my teeth daily ( how often should I brush?

I have bad breath and i reaally want to get rid of it i brush my teeth daily ( how often should I brush?

A simple solution: Bad breath even after brushing needs a powerful help. You can brush and floss and still have a bad breath. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for Halimeter test, diagnosis and bad breath treatment that depends on its cause. Good luck. ...Read more

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White coating on tongue, causing bad breath? How can I get rid of this? This white coating is causing me to have bad breath which is really embarrassing. I brush my teeth 3x's a day, flosh about twice a day and scrape my tongue after every brush. It alwa

White coating on tongue, causing bad breath? How can I get rid of this?

This white coating is causing me to have bad breath which is really embarrassing. I brush my teeth 3x's a day, flosh about twice a day and scrape my tongue after every brush. It alwa

See a dentist: Tongue scraping is a great way to remove the debris on your tongue. But it sound like this is not enough for you. There are other causes of bad breath and white tongues, it could be allergies, post nasal drip, thrush infection or other causes. Your dentist can examine your tongue and find a cause and treat it. ...Read more

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