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About bad breath?

About bad breath?

Brush tongue ; floss: While acid reflux can be an issue, it is no longer considered a primary cause of bad breath. The major causes of non-food related breath odors (garlic etc.) are gum disease and rotting food particles on the tongue. Floss daily ; use a toothbrush w-toothpaste to brush as far back on your tongue as possible. (colgate total with antibacterial triclosan works great!) voila, no more bad breath! ...Read more

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 cause bad breath?

What cause bad breath?

Several things: There are many causes for bad breath. Among the more common are gingivitis (inflammed or infected gums), possibly from poor brushing and flossing, and little stones that are formed in the holes in your tonsils, called tonsilloliths. There are more rare causes too. If good brushing and flossing doesn't help, you might see your dentist, primary doctor or nurse practitioner for help. ...Read more

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Bad breath howvto cure?

Bad breath howvto cure?

Depends on cause: See the following website: http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist. Com/fresh-breath-control. Htm there are both dental and medical causes of bad breath. You really can't "cure" bad breath although you can prevent or treat it. The most common cause is poor oral hygiene. See a dentist (and\or a physician) for help and guidance. ...Read more

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How to remove bad breath?

Bad breath: Remedies for bad breath include regular oral hygiene, dental cleanings, brushing the tongue everyday. Keep the mouth moist all the time and if you have any acid reflux problem or any other stomach problems, see your physician. Using an alcohol free mouthwash after meals will help as well. ...Read more

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What's good for bad breath?

Oral hygiene: Good oral hygeine is the key. Brush, floss, mouthwash, dentitst. ...Read more

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What usually causes bad breath?

What usually causes bad breath?

Bad Breath: There is a whole host of causes of bad breath, both medical and dental. Visit this site for more information:

http://smilesapartcosmeticdentist. Com/fresh-breath-control. Htm. ...Read more

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What causes chronic bad breath?

What causes chronic bad breath?

Gum disease for one: Tonsillar stones are one of the most common causes of chronic bad breath. Periodontal disease is another. Also a decayed tooth, or gastric reflux as well. Don't over use mouth rinses to hide oral odors, rather see a dentist or ENT to rule out some of these issues. ...Read more

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What is the cause of bad breath?

Many causes: Bad breath can be caused by various conditions. Food which begins breakdown in the mouth eventually is broken down enters the bloodstream carried to your lungs and finally given off in your breath. Poor oral hygiene leading to gum disease adds to halitosis. Smoking and tobacco chewing can cause it as well. Finally medical conditions such as diabetes, liver and kidney disease can cause halitosis. ...Read more

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What to do if I may have bad breath?

What to do if I may have bad breath?

Many things..: But you first need to determine the cause. Is it dental, diet, gastrointestinal, sinus in nature? You need to first have a dentist examine your teeth and gums for any cavities and periodontal disease. After those items are addressed, you can see a gastroenterologist in regards to acid reflux and your diet. Hope this info helps get your social life back on track... ...Read more

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I have a bad breath, what should I do?

I have a bad breath, what should I do?

Determine the cause: Halitosis can be caused by so many different factors, including but not limited to gum disease, cavities, acid reflux, sinus infection, diet, and tonsil stones. Once the cause is determined, a corrective course of treatment can be recommended. See your PCP and dentist. ...Read more

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What should you eat that causes bad breath?

What should you eat that causes bad breath?

Dairy products: Dairy products can cause bad breath and many other things eg onions or garlic. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the cause of bad breath?

Please advise what is the cause of bad breath?

Common causes: Your diet, the condition of your teeth and gums (cavities ; periodontitis), acid reflux, and sinus infections, just to name a few. Have your dentist take a look first, then consult with your physician. ...Read more

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Is there a way to completely eliminate bad breath?

Good mouthwash.: You need something that breaks down the volatile sulphur compounds in your mouth. Try breathdr mouthwash. ...Read more

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What are the causes and possible solutions for bad breath?

Mouth to stomach: Mouth: oral cavity is laden with bacteria, gums, ideep crypts of tongue and tonsils (mostly lymph tissue). Human bite is the dirtiest bite in animal kingdom, because we don't take care of properly. Softly brush all the teeth, gums and tongue (yes, tongue), twice daily, mouth wash/gargle. Acid reflux from stomach also a cause. Eat food slowly and relaxed, chew well, drink water, perhaps antacid rx. ...Read more

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What commonly leads to bad breath and how should I avoid it?

Gum disease or other: Bad breathe can be caused by untreated gum disease. Other conditions such as gastrointestinal and respiratory problems can be a factor. On occasion, large tonsils can serve as an area where debris, food particles and bacteria can hide. This too can contribute to bad breathe. Consider seeing a dentist to rule out gum disease and then go from there. ...Read more

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What are helpful recommendations about eliminating bad breath?

Good oral hygiene: Brush, a mouth rinse floss, use a tongue brush, and. ...Read more

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Cure for bad breath?

Cure for bad breath?

Where is it?: You must first find out where it is coming from? It could be your mouth (teeth or tongue), throat (tonsils or adenoids) or even stomach (hiatal hernia) before you can come up with a cure. ...Read more

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How to treat bad breath.

How to treat bad breath.

Full mouth detox: Very common question. Bad breath is caused by oral bacteria, billions of them. When you brush for 2 min, floss for 2 min, rinse for 1 min, you remove may be 5 % of those bacteria and even this is only temporary. So unless you completely eliminate those odor producing bacteria from our mouth. .. Nothing will help. We have developed bios protocol where we can eliminate 99.98% bacteria - completely! ...Read more

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How do you prevent bad breath?

How do you prevent bad breath?

FULL MOUTH DETOX: Bad breath is caused by odor producing bacteria in your mouth. It is almost impossible to remove those billions of bacteria from your mouth by simply brushing, flossing, or mouthwash. Yes, after you brush-floss-rinse-chew gum-rinse again-floss-brush again... Then for few minutes you will not have bad breath... The only way to get rid of it- is to do full mouth detox procedure, we exclusively do it. ...Read more

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How does one prevent bad breath?

How does one prevent bad breath?

Prevention is key: Preventing is important, but to prevent it, you must look for the source. Start with a full exam by a dentist, including radiographs, soft and hard tissue exam, periodontal exam. I see the majority of malodor coming from periodontal disease. Smokers, coffee drinkers, pungent foods, sinusitis, nasal obstructions--many sources. Brush teeth and tongue, floss daily. Correct technique important. ...Read more

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What causes bad breath in babies?

What causes bad breath in babies?

Several conditions and food: In infants bad breath can be due to many conditions
gastro esophageal reflux
infections in mouth, throat, nose
foreigh body in the nose or ear
enlarged tonsils and adenoids
thumb sucking
pacifier use
taking a bottle to bed
sugary drinks in older infant
if the bad breath is persistant the infant needs to be examined by your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Why wouls a 1yr old have bad breath?

Why wouls a 1yr old have bad breath?

Allergies, sinus etc: We have had several parents complaining on their 3-4-5 years old kids having bad breath. Our experience is that this is not caused my their gums or originating from the oral cavity, most of the time it would be a small object "stuck" in their nose. And, yes, kids do that...
For 1 year old, I doubt it, but it will be a good idea to visit ENT and check nasal area for objects and deviated septum. ...Read more

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Is there a good cure for bad breath?

Is there a good cure for bad breath?

Determine the cause: Then start care. Your halitosis may be coming from periodontal problems, cavities, infections, or acid reflux. Once the cause is determined then treatment can be instituted. ...Read more

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Almost 11 month old has bad breath.?

Could be...: ...infected tonsils/adenoids, failure to properly clean gums, GI disturbance, metabolic imbalance, baby bottle syndrome, reaction to Meds, etc. See BOTH a Pediatrician (a kids medical specialist) and a Pedodontist (a kids dental specialist. "Bad breath" should not be ignored, may be symptomatic of potentially serious problem. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for bad breath?

What is the best cure for bad breath?

Treat the cause: You have to treat the cause of bad breath
get a dental check up, if normal physical exam from your doctor
bad breath can come from gum disease and bad teeth, food you consume, bacterial infection of the tongue, chronic tonsilitis, sinusuitis, stomach disorders and chronic pulmonary infections rarely
so see your dentist and doctor and follow thwei advice. ...Read more

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Could a large cavity cause bad breath?

Yes but,: If you have bad breath there are also other possible causes. Just because you know or think that you have a large cavity, doesn't mean that you also don't have gum problems, etc. Regardless, it seems like it's time to see your dentist. ...Read more

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Can a blocked septum cause bad breath?

Yes...: Specially if the blockage is associated with bacterial growth, or sinus backflow drainage. See an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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What can you do to prevent bad breath?

Prevent bad breath: Ways to prevent bad breath include:
- proper oral hygiene/ brush teeth at least twice a day, floss between every tooth and brush your tongue and roof of mouth.
-visit your dentist 2x/year for cleaning
-stay hydrated throughout the day
-control reflux disease
-chew sugarless (xylitol sweetened) cinnamon-flavored gum
- stop smoking
- hydrogen peroxide or Chlorhexidine mouthwash
-treat tonsil stones. ...Read more

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Does sinusitis usually cause bad breath?

Sometimes: The purulent drainage from a sinus infection can smell bad... As it drains from the nose down the palate and into the throat... It can cause halitosis (bad breath). ...Read more