Control Bad Breath

Bad breath is an unpleasant odor present in exhaled breath. Bad breath is also known as halitosis. The common causes are poor oral hygiene and dehydration. The other reasons are smoking, tooth decay, and gum disease. Taking lifestyle modification by quitting smoking, chewing tobacco, keeping the body hydrated and brushing twice daily, and flossing regularly helps control it.

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How to keep breath fresh all day?

Query: Hello doctor, I do not have any dental issues. I have been getting regular dental checks. How do I keep my breath fresh all day?  Read Full »


Dr. Divya Banu M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is good to know that you go for regular dental check-ups. Breath can be kept fresh by maintaining oral hygiene. Follow proper brushing technique (Bass-sulcular method). Brush once in 12 hours. Gargle after every meal. Clean your tongue daily. You can use flos...  Read Full »

I cannot get rid of bad breath although I brush every day. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I brush my teeth every day and still cannot get my breath fresh. It comes from my throat. I have tried everything. Can you tell me what to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Srinivas Saketh Gummuluru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is the age when you will be having new teeth erupting which causes gum swellings and accumulation of plaque (deposits) on teeth which might cause the bad breath. The other thing is any cavities, if present, cause bad breath as well. Any gastro problem such as GER...  Read Full »

How can bad breath be stopped and prevented?

Query: Hello doctor, I am facing a problem with bad smell from mouth. I have faced this problem six to eight months before after my accident and I took heavy-dose antibiotics. I have shown to a dentist and I have cleared all my tooth problems. After that also, I am facing this bad smell. I am taking Omepr...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be suffering from halitosis and this requires a proper dental evaluation. If that is cleared then you might be having a gastroesophageal reflux disease. You need to be started on a combination of Rabeprazole and Domperidone once daily. Do Listerine gargl...  Read Full »

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