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Why aren't there over-the-counter mouthwashes to cure halitosis?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Patents

Are still on the ones you need a script for. It's all about money !

In brief: Patents

Are still on the ones you need a script for. It's all about money !
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Earl Sandroff
Dentistry

In brief: Profitable?

Like every other product on the market.
..It is there because of the profit potential. There are many things to control bad breath and advice to be given but for now the few products that can help "cure" or eliminate halitosis are available at many dental offices. For yu...Try to discover the cause of your halitosis. It may have a simple cure like...Go lightly on the onions and garlic.

In brief: Profitable?

Like every other product on the market.
..It is there because of the profit potential. There are many things to control bad breath and advice to be given but for now the few products that can help "cure" or eliminate halitosis are available at many dental offices. For yu...Try to discover the cause of your halitosis. It may have a simple cure like...Go lightly on the onions and garlic.
Dr. Earl Sandroff
Dr. Earl Sandroff
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In brief: Halitosis & mouthwas

Halitosis cannot be cured by mouthwash.
Halitosis can be caused by decay, periodontal disease, poor oral hygiene and build-up of plaque, dry mouth, smoking, and other mouth infections. Halitosis can also be caused by dietary choices, and syatemic diseases. Mouthwash can only temporarily mask odors.

In brief: Halitosis & mouthwas

Halitosis cannot be cured by mouthwash.
Halitosis can be caused by decay, periodontal disease, poor oral hygiene and build-up of plaque, dry mouth, smoking, and other mouth infections. Halitosis can also be caused by dietary choices, and syatemic diseases. Mouthwash can only temporarily mask odors.
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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