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Why do I have bad breath when I just brushed my teeth?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Mixed Reasons
Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems.
Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits like smoking and chewing tobacco; gum disease or plaque bulidup on the teeth; medication, sinus, reflux, liver or kidney disease may not allow odor to go away.

In brief: Mixed Reasons
Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems.
Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits like smoking and chewing tobacco; gum disease or plaque bulidup on the teeth; medication, sinus, reflux, liver or kidney disease may not allow odor to go away.
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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Dr. James Anderson
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Flossing regularly
This is a symptom of periodontal disease.
You will need to visit your dentist for a proper diagnosis. But often if you have your teeth cleaned regularly and floss daily, your bad breath will go away.

In brief: Flossing regularly
This is a symptom of periodontal disease.
You will need to visit your dentist for a proper diagnosis. But often if you have your teeth cleaned regularly and floss daily, your bad breath will go away.
Dr. James Anderson
Dr. James Anderson
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Bad breath
Bacteria under a crown can emit an bad odor, bad breath can also be caused by several things.
One, is tooth bacteria, but your tongue has crypts that have bacteria as well. Tonsils, and acid reflux can also cause bad breath. Brushing your tongue and watching what you eat can be helpful. Speak to your dentist and maybe a physician if you suspect re-flux.

In brief: Bad breath
Bacteria under a crown can emit an bad odor, bad breath can also be caused by several things.
One, is tooth bacteria, but your tongue has crypts that have bacteria as well. Tonsils, and acid reflux can also cause bad breath. Brushing your tongue and watching what you eat can be helpful. Speak to your dentist and maybe a physician if you suspect re-flux.
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Dr. Alan Krause
General Practice
In brief: Bad breath
Bad breath can come from between the teeth, the surface of the tongue, the sinuses, or from the stomach.
Clean your tongue and floss your teeth. If you still have bad breath, look towards your stomach or sinuses.

In brief: Bad breath
Bad breath can come from between the teeth, the surface of the tongue, the sinuses, or from the stomach.
Clean your tongue and floss your teeth. If you still have bad breath, look towards your stomach or sinuses.
Dr. Alan Krause
Dr. Alan Krause
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Poor digestion
If you do not digest your food well you will get bad breath.
Try to take digestive enzymes before meals and betaine hcl after meals you bad breath will go away in 1 day.

In brief: Poor digestion
If you do not digest your food well you will get bad breath.
Try to take digestive enzymes before meals and betaine hcl after meals you bad breath will go away in 1 day.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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