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Are antibiotics used to treat halitosis?

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Dr. Greg Rubin
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Halitosis is caused by odor producing bacteria, so the answer to your question is yes, we use antibiotics, both locally and systemically to treat bacteria and eliminate halitosis.

In brief: Yes

Halitosis is caused by odor producing bacteria, so the answer to your question is yes, we use antibiotics, both locally and systemically to treat bacteria and eliminate halitosis.
Dr. Greg Rubin
Dr. Greg Rubin
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sometimes

Antibiotics are sometimes used in the treatment of halitosis, such as for gum infections, dental infections, tonsil infections, sinusitis infections, etc.
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In brief: Sometimes

Antibiotics are sometimes used in the treatment of halitosis, such as for gum infections, dental infections, tonsil infections, sinusitis infections, etc.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: No

Although some sources of halitosis are bacterial in nature, it does not work.

In brief: No

Although some sources of halitosis are bacterial in nature, it does not work.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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