Published on Feb 18, 2014 and last reviewed on Oct 17, 2019 - 1 min read
Did you know that poor oral hygiene is not the only cause for bad breath? Read the article to understand how to prevent and treat bad breath.
"EwWw. . . Your Mouth Stinks!" *embarrassed* - Yes! These words can stab deeply into one's heart like a sharp knife. Want to avoid this situation? You must need to know how, when, why your mouth stinks and how this problem can be prevented?!Bad breath/ Mouth stinking - medically termed as 'Halitosis' may occur as a result of some local factors of mouth or due to extraoral or systemic factors.
Local factors of mouth are listed as follows :
Extraoral/Systemic factors include:
Due to poor oral hygiene or systemic effects or by their synergistic effects, anaerobic bacterial colonization increases around both affected and infected areas of mouth. Moreover, proceeded by release of volatile sulfur compounds causing halitosis.
Treatment options for this very common problem of bad breath are quite simple :
By obeying these instructions you can get rid of stink breath problem for good and will be saved from embarrassing moments forever.
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Article Overview: This article discusses the causes and management of bad breath which is also called halitosis. Read Article
Halitosis or a foul odor that comes from the mouth is not a medical emergency, but at least 25 to 30 percent of the world's population complains about this problem. Types: Halitosis can be described in two classes: Bad breath in the morning, which is a normal physiological change. However, it c... Read Article
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