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Smell from mouth

Many times i feel that a foul smell is coming from my mouth.. I m regularly using colagate once a day and use toungue cleaner... What else should i do..
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Dr. Rajesh Kumar Indore | Implantologist
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Foul smell or halitosis has so many reasons. It may be intra oral causes like deposits on teeth, these hard deposits may not be removed by routine home teeth cleansing methods. Reason may be extra oral like sinusitis, liver or gastric problems. To know the exact reasons, treatment options available and proper instructions to maintain oral hygiene, you should consult a dentist preferably a specialist ie periodontist
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Hi, deposition of plaque and calculus on teeth is one reason for bad breath. Empty stomach or fasting for long time or sore throat can also cause bad breath. Visit a dentist for oral check-up and get your teeth cleaned. Drink lot of water and have meals at regular interval. Start brushing twice a day. Hope it will help. Take care.
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Harisha N L Bangalore | General Physician
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Halitosis(bad breath) can be an important social problem in which the standard dental treatments and mouthwashes that are often recommended provide only temporary relief. Oral malodor is primarily the result of microbial metabolism. The mouth is home to hundreds of bacterial species with various nutritional preferences. These organisms digest proteins, and several fetid substances arise, leading to bad breath. Oral malodor from the overgrowth of proteolytic, anaerobic gram-negative bacteria on the crevices of the tongue dorsum can be successfully diagnosed and treated.To reduce bad breath, help avoid cavities and lower your risk of gum disease, consistently practice good oral hygiene. Further treatment for bad breath can vary, depending on the cause. If your bad breath is thought to be caused by an underlying health condition,as we can't prescribe medication online as per law consult dentist or physician they will help you
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