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Tongue smells very bad
My tongue smells very bad. I think this is the reason for my bad breath. I scrape everyday but it smells bad any solution. Please suggest which doctor I have to visit.
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Bad breath  may be due deposit  like tartar /calculas on your teeth,tongue cleaning not regularly done or some systemic cause or indigestion of food. Cavities undetected may also cause bad odour.
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visit a nerby dentist to rule out the cause and do the necessary  treatment  required.
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mouthwash  can also help reduce  the bad odour.
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Hello, Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily, night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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Bad breath can be due to various reasons. Your tongue may or may not be the reason for bad breath. Please visit a dentist for proper diagnosis. www.merakidentalstudio.com for more information.
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If it is due to tongue only then use tongue cleaner but if there is cavities or deposits on teeth, then visit a dentist for remedy.
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It may be due to local or systemic cause. Tt may be caused due to change in microbial flora in mouth or candida overgrowth or acid reflux. Treatment differ accordingly Thank You Regards, Dr Swapnil Kage Pulse Dental Care Pune.
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Hello, Bad breath could be due to various reasons,both local and systemic.Visit a dentist and get complete oral examination done. Regards Dr Sumanmakam
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The mouth is the mirror of the body . Get to a dentist to help you diagnose how dental treatment and correct oral diagnosis will open a plethora of general health guidelines
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Hello Bad breath can have various causes like dental decay, gum infection to name a couple, as well as systemic causes and may not necessarily be due to coated tongue.
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I would advise you see a dentist and get yourself checked and probably get a scale and polish ( professional tooth cleaning)
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Drink plenty of water Brush twice a day and floss before bed
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Bad breath is also called as halitosis There are a number of possible causes of halitosis, but the vast majority come down to oral hygiene. The causes for halitosis are tobacco, food, dry mouth, dental hygiene, crash diets, drugs, mouth, nose & throat infections, foreign body, diseases(liver failure, cancers & other metabolic diseases), ketoacidosis, bowel obstruction, bronchiectasis and aspiration pneumonia. I would advise you to visit a dentist so that you can be examined and the underlying cause can be found and treated accordingly. These following steps may help: - Be sure to brush at least twice a day, preferably after each meal. - Flossing reduces the build-up of food particles and plaque from between the teeth. - Anything that goes into your mouth, including dentures, a bridge, or a mouth guard, should be cleaned as recommended on a daily basis. - Bacteria, food, and dead cells commonly build up on the tongue, especially in smokers or those with a particularly dry mouth, so use a tongue scraper or brush your tongue - Drink plenty of water, aim to drink 3 liters of water per day - Avoid alcohol and tobacco, both of which dehydrate the mouth. - Avoid onions, garlic, and spicy food. - Reduce coffee and alcohol consumption. - Eating a breakfast that includes rough foods can help clean the back of the tongue. If the condition persists or worsens visit the ER at the earliest.
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Follow the steps as advised
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If condition persists or worsens visit the dentist at the earliest
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Hello Sir Greetings of the day. Bad breath can be due to various dental problems such as plaque accumulation, gum infections or due to systemic causes. It is better to visit a dentist and get your scaling done to rule out dental problems as the cause.
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