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Origins and Causes of Bad Breath

 


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Bad breath, also known as halitosis is a very common condition amongst people who in one way or another neglect their oral habits, as you might have assumed bad breath can be solved by following basic oral hygiene procedures such as brushing your teeth a list three times a day after every meal, flossing also helps to kill the bacteria which is hidden between the teeth and the gum.

In other cases, it is very hard to fight bad breath because it has its roots in something other than neglecting oral hygiene habits, people who smoke a lot may suffer from periodontal diseases which just contribute to the bad breath problem, in this case the right course of action would be to find a way to quit this destructive addiction and start a comprehensive oral rehabilitation program.

Besides smoking there are many other causes for bad breath such as:

- People who suffer from medical conditions (throat and lung infections - bronchitis -, allergies, post nasal drip, sinusitis, impacted or abscesses teeth, alcohol addiction, tooth decay, diabetes and many others)

- People who go on high-protein diets may also suffer from bad breath, this is because meats which are often high in protein tend to leave particles trapped between the teeth that start to decompose because of bacteria activity and will obviously cause breath problems.

- People who consume diet soda on a daily basis are known to have bad breath because of the ingredients used to manufacture such soft drink, spices, onions, garlic, cabbage and yes, coffee are all known to be triggers for bad breath if the person who consumes those products does it on a daily basis and constantly neglects oral health procedures.

- Medications are also known to cause bad breath, those which make a person have dry mouth after taking the medicine as a side effect will make the person constantly thirsty and because the mouth is constantly dry tooth decay will also be triggered, this are all factors that contribute to halitosis.

Other medications that can contribute in a negative way are antihistamines, vitamin supplements, blood pressure pharmaceuticals, psychiatric medications, calcium blockers and many others.

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