Fresher Breath starts here..!
What is Halitosis?
What causes Bad Breath?
What are the symptoms of Bone Loss?
Your saliva can also be a reason! When you don’t produce enough saliva, you experience a situation called as dry mouth. Dry mouth stretching for long durations can be caused by a problem with your salivary glands, the adverse side effects of some medications you take, and some systemic diseases.
Smoking or chewing tobacco causes an unpleasant oral odor and is the most prevalent reason for Halitosis. Additionally, smokers and oral tobacco users are more prone to encounter gum disease and problems
If you recently had oral surgery (like a tooth extraction) it’s possible that the surgical site has become infected or has dry socket. This can cause a foul taste and odor in your mouth. Bad breath can also be caused due to tooth decay, mouth ulcers, or abscesses.
Food particles and dead cells collect on your tonsils and calcify into small white formations called tonsil stones. Tonsil stones are filled with bad bacteria. The result into Bad breath.
Dentures that don’t fit properly or aren’t cleaned regularly harbor food particles and bacteria that can make your breath smell bad. It’s just one of the many reasons why it’s important for your dental appliance to be custom fit to your mouth!
Some diseases, like cancer, acid reflux, and metabolic disorders have also been associated with bad breath.