Bad breath is a common and very unpleasant situation that does not bother only us, but also those who are near us. Bad breath can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. If you don't brush and floss teeth daily, food particles can remain in your mouth, which promotes bacterial growth between teeth, around the gums, and on the tongue. Microorganisms break down these food particles and produce malodorous compounds that cause bad breath.
Other causes that lead to the appearance of bad breath are:
periodontitis, that is inflammation of the tissues that hold teeth in their place
tobacco & tobacco products, where in addition to odor causing color spots on teeth and irritation in the oral cavity
dry mouth, which may be due to various causes pathological syndrome (Sjogren, stress, breathing through the mouth) or medication (such as antihypertensives, antidepressants, antihistamines)
various conditions such as inflammation of the respiratory system,
diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, chronic sinusitis
liver and kidney diseases
The absolute oral odor control will be achieved only by combining the killing of microorganisms that produce malodorous compounds and neutralize such odors.
These information are intended for general information and public information and in no case cannot replace the advice of a doctor or other suitably qualified health professional.