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Bad breath, medically called halitosis is a common problem for everyone. It can be a result of poor dental health or may be a sign of other medical conditions. Unhealthy eating habits also cause bad breath. Smoking and chewing tobacco-based products can result in foul odour from mouth.

Symptoms of bad breath

The odour of breath depends on its underlying cause. Some people have very little foul smell, while others have too bad breath. People around you may complain always for the bad breath when you speak.

Causes of bad breath

Foods – Bad breath can originate in mouth due to breakdown of certain food particles in and around mouth like garlic and onion. These foods are absorbed into the bloodstream. The smell is then expelled from the lungs.

Dental problems – In some cases, the bacteria produce compounds such as hydrogen sulphide that results in a bad breath. Poor oral hygiene can cause bacteria to form plague on teeth, which results in tooth decay. Plague-filled pockets between teeth and gums produce bad breath.

Dry mouth – The medical term used for dry mouth is xerostomia. It is a condition caused due to decrease in the production of saliva. The salvia naturally cleanses the mouth and helps to prevent cavity and other dental problems. Dry mouth causes bad breath as food particles remain stuck in the mouth, which gives unpleasant odour.

Medical conditions – In some cases, bad breath is caused due to illnesses such as metabolic disorders, cancer, diabetes, kidney and liver failure. Respiratory tract infections such as throat infections, lung infections, sinusitis also results in bad breath.

Treatments for bad breath

For treating the bad breath, it is important to identify its root cause. Consult the dentist if you experience chronic bad breath, which never goes. Temporary bad breath caused due to some foods like garlic and onion can be treated by using breath fresheners such as breath strips, breath sprays, mints and mouth rinses.
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Dr. NIDHI SHAH, Dentistry, VILE PARLE EAST - Mumbai
Dr. NIDHI SHAH - Dentist B.D.S 7 years experience
Dr. SEEMA PATIL, Dentistry, VILE PARLE EAST - Mumbai
Dr. SEEMA PATIL - Dentist B.D.S 21 years experience
Dr. RAHUL KUMAR, Dentistry, THANE WEST - Thane
Dr. RAHUL KUMAR - Dentist B.D.S., M.D.S. (Endodontist) 11 years experience
Dr. LALIT B. BORALE, Dentistry, KALYAN East - Thane, KALYAN WEST - Thane
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Dr. MALLIKA M. KARTHIK - Dentist B.D.S., M.D.S. (Prosthodontist & Implantologist) 11 years experience
Dr. SMITA WAGH - Dentist B.D.S., M.D.S. (Prosthodontist & Implantologist) 19 years experience
Dr. Meghna bhagat, Dentistry, NAVA MONDHA - Hingoli
Dr. Meghna bhagat - Dentist B.D.S, M.D.S. (Prosthodontist & Implantologist) 8 years experience
Dr. NILESH PATIL, Dentistry, NEW PANVEL - Navi-mumbai
Dr. NILESH PATIL - Dentist B.D.S., M.D.S. (Prosthodontist & Implantologist) 13 years experience
Dr. ANJULA CHOUDHARY, Dentistry, KHARGHAR - Navi-mumbai
Dr. ANJULA CHOUDHARY - Dentist B.D.S., M.D.S. (Prosthodontist & Implantologist) 22 years experience
Dr. Varun Y Jain, Dentistry, ODHAV - Ahmedabad
Dr. Varun Y Jain - Dentist B.D.S, M.D.S. (Prosthodontist & Implantologist) 14 years experience
Dr. Mukesh K Asrani, Dentistry, KHOKHARA MEHMADABAD - Ahmedabad
Dr. Mukesh K Asrani - Dentist M.D.S Oral Medicine & Maxillofacial Radiology, M.D.S. (Prosthodontist & Implantologist) 10 years experience
Dr. Naveen Gupta, Dentistry, KAROL BAGH - Delhi
Dr. Naveen Gupta - Dentist Dental Implantologist & Cosmetic Dentist., Diploma Dental Lasers, M.D.S, M.D.S (Prosthodontics) 17 years experience
Dr. PRAVEEN KUMAR, Dentistry, NOIDA - Delhi
Dr. PRAVEEN KUMAR - Dentist B.D.S., M.B.A. (F.M.S.), M.D.S., P.G.D.H.A. 20 years experience
Dr. MANSI PAVASKAR, Dentistry, SAHAKAR NAGAR - Bangalore
Dr. MANSI PAVASKAR - Dentist B.D.S., M.B.A. (F.M.S.), M.D.S., P.G.D.H.A. 9 years experience
Dr. Deepa Deshpande, Dentistry, PARANGIPALYA  - Bangalore
Dr. Deepa Deshpande - Dentist B.D.S, M.B.A. (F.M.S.), M.D.S., P.G.D.H.A. 12 years experience
Dr. Vijay Anand S, Dentistry, AMBATTUR - Chennai
Dr. Vijay Anand S - Dentist M.D.S, M.B.A. (F.M.S.), M.D.S., P.G.D.H.A. 13 years experience
Dr. Vimala Haribabu, Dentistry, ANNANAGAR - Chennai
Dr. Vimala Haribabu - Dentist M.D.S orthodonist, M.B.A. (F.M.S.), M.D.S., P.G.D.H.A. 26 years experience
Dr. Rizwan Hussain MD, Dentistry, MEHDIPATNAM - Hyderabad
Dr. Rizwan Hussain MD - Dentist BDS, M.B.A. (F.M.S.), M.D.S., P.G.D.H.A. 20 years experience
Dr. Bhanu Murthy, Dentistry, KHAIRADABAD - Hyderabad, KPHB COLONY - Hyderabad
Dr. Bhanu Murthy - Dentist MDS Dental Surgey, Oral Implantology, Periodontology, P.G.D.H.A. 21 years experience