6 Diseases That Cause Bad Breath

Causes of halitosis are widely varied and include everything from dry mouth to eating onions. Patients may not realize that certain diseases are responsible for causing bad breath as well. From respiratory tract infections to diabetes, many well-known medical conditions also play a role in causing bad breath. Once you understand the ways that each…

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Is Your Bad Breath Effecting Your Career?

   Is Your Bad Breath Effecting Your Career? Are You Not  Advancing In Your Career? Bad breath or halitosis can be extremely embarrassing and even debilitating for some. We all have been in a situation when we are close to someone and have noticed a pungent odor coming from their breath. It can be strong…

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Why Does My Breath Get Better After Taking Antibiotics?

From time to time patients will ask us why their halitosis condition improved while taking antibiotics for an infection. This phenomenon is not uncommon and there are good reasons why it occurs. When taking an antibiotic it is important to understand that the effect of the antibiotic will not be localized to the area where…

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If My Floss Smells Does That Mean I Have Bad Breath?

A common assumption that many of our patients have made is that if their floss has a bad odor on it after flossing then this automatically means they have an accompanying breath problem. Well the answer is…… maybe. Having a bad odor on your floss does not necessarily mean you have a bad breath condition,…

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WHAT’S THAT COATING ON MY TONGUE???

Nobody wants a white coated tongue.  A white coated tongue does not look normal or healthy and can be a strong indicator of bad breath. The microbes that live on your tongue are often referred to as “bad breath factories.” The anaerobic bacteria that are responsible for producing bad breath odors can be present in…

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