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Frequently Asked Questions About Bad Breath

Q: I often seem to have noticeably bad breath — not just in the morning. How unusual is this problem? A: Persistent bad breath, or halitosis, is a very common complaint that is thought to affect millions of people, including perhaps 25 to 50 percent of middle aged and older adults. It’s the driving force […]

Removing Bacterial Coating With a Tongue Scraper can Reduce Bad Breath

Although usually not considered a serious health condition, bad breath is nonetheless one of the most embarrassing conditions related to the mouth. Although some serious systemic diseases may result in mouth odor, most cases originate in the mouth or nose. Bacteria are usually the culprit — certain types of the organism can excrete volatile sulphur […]

Banish Bad Breath

Treating bad breath is big business. Just check your local drug store or supermarket and you’ll find a mind-numbing array of mints, gums, mouthwashes, sprays, strips and other products that promise to sweeten your breath and make you (or your mouth at least) irresistible. But most of these products only mask halitosis (from the Latin […]