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Is any proper and permanent remedy of halitosis or bad breath?

Is any proper and permanent remedy of halitosis or bad breath?

Find cause: Hallitosis can be a disheartening issue for many. To answer whether there is permanent remedy is impossible if the cause of it is unknown. The most common causes of halitosis are gastroesophageal reflux, chronic pharyngitis/rhinitis, poor dentition and poor oral hygiene, but in most cases it is unknown. It appears to change a lot in most people (some days you have it and then it goes away). ...Read more

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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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What is the cause of persistent halitosis (bad breath)?

What is the cause of   persistent halitosis (bad breath)?

Tongue scraping: Probably the biggest cause of halitosis or bad breath is the accumulation of bacteria on the back of the tongue. Look in the mirror and stick out your tongue you may see a white or yellowish coating on the back of your tongue. Tongue scrapers are available at any drug store that gently remove this layer of bacteria. Follow up with a good mouthwash and you will find a big improvement. ...Read more

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Bad teeth colour from fizzy drinks and lck of brushing. Is there any way to reverse these effects?

Bad teeth colour from fizzy drinks and lck of brushing. Is there any way to reverse these effects?

Rarely: Only very early enamel decalcification can be possibly reversed with the use of re-mineralizing prescription tooth pastes. I suggest that you see your own dentist to discuss both treatment options and ways to prevent further damage. Changing some of your habits can save your teeth and tens of thousands of dollars over a lifetime. Get the information you need and make a difference in your life. ...Read more

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What is the permanent treatment of breath problem. Breath problem cause when caught cold, going up in stairs, running or any kind of heavy work.

What is the permanent treatment of breath problem. Breath problem cause when caught cold, going up in stairs, running or any kind of heavy work.

Likely none: There is no such things as permanent. Cause of breathing problems may arise from lung, heart or other organs. The symptoms may be controlled with treatment, but there is no permanent fix. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the best kind of mouthwash to use to prevent bad breath? I have chronic sinusitis so this may be a factor in the smell of my breath.

What is the best kind of mouthwash to use to prevent bad breath? I have chronic sinusitis so this may be a factor in the smell of my breath.

Xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sugar and breaks up biofilm in the body. That's where germs mulitply. It is found in a nasal spray called xlear (pronounced "clear") and in chewing gum called spry. Pleasant tasting too! ...Read more

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What causes a very bad breath. Excluding visit to the dentist or bad habit wash mouth.?

If you want help....: If you want to know what's causing your bad breath and then treat the cause and prevent it from reoccurring, you should first see a dentist. It's that simple. It's unlikely you will be able to figure it out and treat it on your own. Most causes will require professional help. That's just the way it is. The choice is yours. More info at: http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist.Com/fresh-breath-control. ...Read more

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I heard how not chewing your food causes poor digestion. Could bad breath be a result of that?

I heard how not chewing your food causes poor digestion. Could bad breath be a result of that?

Possible.: It is absolutely necessary to chew food properly before you swallow as digestion begins in the mouth, when food gets mixed with saliva.The food also is properly pulverised so that stomach acid & other enzmes of intestine can act upon the food more readily, & hence this process helps i n proper digestion.If the food is not digested properly, it backs up in the system, & when you burp, bad breath occurs. ...Read more

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Is bad breath a clinical condition? What are the treatment alternatives for persistent bad breath?

Is bad breath a clinical condition?  What are the treatment alternatives for persistent bad breath?

Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many conditions. Make sure your gums are health. Gum disease can cause "perio breath". Start tongue scraping. Here is a link: http://www.Smithtownsmiles.Com/blog/02202013-0814/tongue-cleaning-path-better-oral-health dry mouth from low saliva can contribute to bad breath. Dry mouth can be caused by hundreds of medications and a fes systemic disease. ...Read more

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What are some non-dietary causes of excessive tooth decay in a 5yo? Right now, all i've got is mouth breathing and osa w/gerd.

What are some non-dietary causes of excessive tooth decay in a 5yo? Right now, all i've got is mouth breathing and osa w/gerd.

3 Factors: Decay is a disease caused by bacteria that digest the sugars found in the diet. These germs excrete an acidic metabolic byproduct that demineralizes the tooth. In this process if you eliminate the germs (brushing, flossing) you eliminate the disease. If you increase the concentration of germs by reducing the saliva (medications) it can increase the impact of the acid ( more decay) see your dds. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of bad breathe? And helpful tips to treat it besides just brushing your teeth

What is the main cause of bad breathe? And helpful tips to treat it besides just brushing your teeth

Bad breath: Chronic bad breath has many possible causes: untreated decay, tooth or gum infections, mouth infections, Poor oral hygiene, a need for dental cleaning, allergies, diet, smoking or chew, acid reflux, stomach problems. In addition to brushing, you need to floss and clean your tongue with a tongue scaper or toothbrush (ask your dentist for instructions). ...Read more

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How are bad breath and diet linked? To what degree is bad breath caused by diet?

How are bad breath and diet linked? To what degree is bad breath caused by diet?

Definite link.: Bad breath can have various causes, but diet can definitely influence it. Garlic, onions and coffee are well known to cause bad breath. I'm sure there are many other foods and spices that do as well. Not eating regularly can also influence your breath. When you are low in blood sugar but don't eat, your body produces ketones which are exhaled and have a distinctive odor. ...Read more

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Post fungal infection. the tongue still white with feelings of discomfort and dehydration in mouth.what is the best OTC for that or anything natural ?

Post fungal infection. the tongue still white with feelings of discomfort and dehydration in mouth.what is the best OTC for that or anything natural ?

Yes: Antifungal mouthwash(nystatin) or lozenges(clortrimazole) for 5-10 days. If they don't work, stronger medication such as fluconazole(diflucan). These need a prescription in America. You may have to get a prescription in Falesteen. ...Read more

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Is there any permanent solution for bad breath?

Is there any permanent solution for bad breath?

Yes: Brushing and flossing your teeth at least twice a day and seeing your dnetist on a frequent basis. Also avoiding foods or minimizing foods such as raw onions and garlic as your digestive system may not process t well and may stay with you long afteryou have eaten them despite your oral hygiene efforts. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have sinusitis without any of the symptoms except for the facial pain/ pressure? I.E. No fever cough or problem breathing.

Is it possible to have sinusitis without any of the symptoms except for the facial pain/ pressure? I.E. No fever cough or problem breathing.

Yes.: Sinusitis means inflammation of sinuses. It is possible to have only facial pain/pressure. Sinusitis may be caused by a variety of conditions but is usually viral. Generally resolves without intervention although some like decongestants or nasal sprays. If you develop fevers , pus from nose, or red swollen face you should see your doctor to consider antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have bad breath can't. Get rid of can my bad breath is due to weight or the types of foods I eat ?will it give me breathing problems in the future

I have bad breath can't. Get rid of can my bad breath is due to weight or the types of foods I eat ?will it give me breathing problems in the future

Could be due: To dental issues or stomach issues. First check with the dentist . If that is good check with the doctor. It does not lead to breathing issues . ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for gum bleeding afterbrushing and in the morning? Is listerine of great help? Ido not have stomach pain but fibromyalgia.

What is the best treatment for gum bleeding afterbrushing and in the morning? Is listerine of great help? Ido not have stomach pain but fibromyalgia.

Not good: Bleeding is a sign that things are going south, rapidly. Gums probably infected. See your dentist asap. He/she may want you to see a periodontist, a gum specialist. ...Read more

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Can you give any guess as to what is causing my horizontal bone loss in parts of my mouth? Non-smoker, per visits 4 x's year, good oral hygiene.

Can you give any guess as to what is causing my horizontal bone loss in parts of my mouth? Non-smoker, per visits 4 x's year, good oral hygiene.

Periodontal disease: There are many factors that contribute to bone loss around your teeth for example: smoking diabetes poor oral hygiene stress heredity crooked teeth underlying immuno-deficiencies fillings that are defective taking medications that cause dry mouth bridges that don't fit properly female hormonal changes. ...Read more

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Is there a good type of toothpaste or anything i can use to get rid of cavities?

Is there a good type of toothpaste or anything i can use to get rid of cavities?

Advanced: If you can see cavities, they are too big to be helped by toothpaste that may help remineralize small enamel defects no larger than the head of a pin. You probably need professional care rather than the promise of an otc solution that will never be fulfilled. Please call your family dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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