This article discusses the causes and management of bad breath which is also called halitosis.
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.
Halitosis can be described in two classes:
A dentist can treat conditions that cause bad breath, for example, if you have dental cavities, then your dentist will fill the tooth for you. If you suffer from some gum disease, then a dentist will do a professional cleaning in the dental office.
Ways to Prevent Bad Breath:
Here are some ways to prevent bad breath:
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11 Jan 2019 - 1 min read
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