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My mouth smells bad ... i do brush twice a day but still it smells dnt knw y... . Plz suggest something to cm out of this...
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Dr. Sanjay Shah
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Though there are many caused of a bad breath, either locally in the mouth or systemic from the body.  But usually it's poor oral hygiene.  U brush twice u say.  But do u floss ur teeth.  And do u visit ur dentist twice a year for professional cleaning. Plz visit a good dentist to solve ur issue.  U may be having some periodontitis it seems.  Plz feel free to consult Laser Smile Care. God bless u.
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Dr. Swathi S Aithal
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Hello.. Well there are other causes of bad breath apart from dental hygiene that is lack of proper digestion,tooth infection etc..it's better you consult a dentist once...secondly try to rinse your mouth after each meal do that no food particles are stuck in between your teeth,drink water well,and you can use mouth freshner ..thank you
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Dr. Anuradha Mallya
Dentist 11 yrs exp Ernakulam
Bad breath could be attributed to a lot of causes, oral and extraoral. Most common oral causes are tooth decay and gum diseases. Food gets stuck in cavities and gums causing putrefaction and hence bad smell. These diseases need to be treated to get rid of d bad smell. IF the causes are extraoral, i.e. because of some diseases like diabetes, liver disorders, stomach disorders then those need to be diagnosed and treated. Pls visit a dentist to properly evaluate the condition and plan treatment. Also make sure that u r brushing ur tongue, using dental floss and meticulous oral hygiene maintenance. Dry mouth can also cause badbreath, so stay hydrated.
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Dr. Ramya. M.R
Dentist 7 yrs exp Kolar
Bad breath can b caused fue to various reasons. Due to smoking n using tobacco products, dental prob such as decay teeth, unclean tongue, gum infections, reduced saliva n dry mouth, ill fitting dentues, salivary gland probs. Other diseases n infections which also cause bad breath r sinus infections, respiratory tract infections such as bronchitis n pneumonia, liver n kidney probs, diabetes, acid reflux from stomach etc. Get scalling done by dentist. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush , floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage ur gums with ur finger tips after brushing. Keep ur tongue clean. Rinse ur mouth well after each meal. Get ur decay teeth filled. Visit ur dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs. Inspite of these measures if bad breath persists, consult a general physician for further evaluation.
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