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Bad Breath

Oral Care and Preventive Treatments
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What Is Bad Breath?

It is also called fetor oris. Although there are different causes of bad breath, it in the morning is not a sign of illness. It is normal to have an odor in the breath since the inside of the mouth does not open and close much during the night. 

AHowever, smells called pathological halitosis are the harbingers of some diseases.

Causes of Bad Breath

  • Not paying enough attention to oral and dental health
  • It can be a harbinger of the disease of organs such as liver and tonsils or diabetes.
  • Dental disorders such as tooth decays, broken fillings
  • Food and beverage residues staying in the mouth for a long time
  • Remaining and waiting for food residues in people with tooth gaps
  • Talking too much

  • Bacteria that occur in gum ailments,

  • Sinus ailment,
  • Tangy foods such as onions and garlic,

  • Renal insufficiency

  • Consumer products such as cigarettes, hookahs and alcohol also cause a long-lasting odor in the mouth.

  • Dry mouth for a long time,

It is among the causes of bad breath.

Halitosis Treatment

To prevent bad breath, the cause of the odor must first be determined. Then, if it is related to internal diseases, it is treated by going to the necessary departments.

However, if it is caused by mouth and dental problems, the problem is solved by going to the dentist. However, if there is odor due to mouth and teeth cleaning, care is taken to use daily brushing, mouthwash and mouth water.

Odor formation may also occur after dental operations performed by the dentist.

The material used in the coating process,

The fall of the filling and the space inside the tooth,

Decay of the natural tooth under the glued tooth,

In gum diseases, the reasons such as not having the tooth root cleaned are the odors caused by the procedure.

Is There a Home Solution for Bad Breath?

Dental problems that require intervention such as gums, caries, fractures, and dental inflammation cannot be solved at home. However, if oral care is not taken into consideration and daily teeth cleaning is not done, there are solutions to this.

Desert mouth causes odor. For this reason, the mouth is constantly wetted.

If the teeth are not brushed, the smell will be uncomfortable. It is important to brush at least twice a day.

In addition, clove and mint sweeteners prevent bad breath.

However, these are valid in situations caused by a simple lack of cleaning.

Brushing teeth daily is effective in mouth and tooth odors.

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