Update: How to Approach a Friend with Bad Breath

Halitosis simply means “the state or condition of having bad breath.” This is a serious medical issue which affects over 90 million Americans. If someone you care about suffers from halitosis, it’s important to tell them. This unfortunate condition isn’t merely a source of embarrassment–it can also be a sign of serious underlying medical conditions….

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…

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…

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,…

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…

KISSING, DATING, AND BAD BREATH

Bad breath can at times be a pretty noxious odor, and when we smell odors our body has a physical reaction. In short, our physical reaction is to repel from the noxious odor. When you are suffering from a case of bad breath, the last thing you want is your guy or gal pulling you…

A New Breakthrough in The Battle Against Chronic Halitosis

After months of clinical testing at the Center for Breath Treatment we have introduced a new product designed to counter the effects that dry mouth (xerostomia) conditions have on halitosis, and also the effects caused by the acids produced from tooth decay causing bacteria. Over the many years of treating halitosis we have found that…

Bad Breath in Children

Not infrequently we will receive inquiries from parents regarding their children having bad breath. Having children of my own I too have witnessed periodic episodes of halitosis from my kids, usually when they awaken in the morning. Probably the most common time for kids to experience halitosis is when they awaken in the morning or…

Most Common Mistakes Halitosis Sufferers Make

During the 18 years of helping patients resolve their chronic halitosis conditions we have successfully treated approximately 14,000 patients. Seeing this many patients over this period of time has allowed us to observe a lot of the common mistakes people have made during their attempts to resolve their problem. We have also been privy to…

Bad Breath & The Battle of Bacteria

Bad Breath & The Battle of BacteriaFrom HealthSouth NewsBy Gary Gately Do you have bad breath, really bad breath? It might not be the garlic or onions, coffee or alcohol. Rather, a new study links it to the types of bacteria that dominate the back portion of the top of your tongue. Some bacteria protect…