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Halitosis : Causes Of Bad Breath

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By Author: Dr. P. Parthasarathi Reddy,
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Halitosis is a condition in which bad breath is emitted from one’s mouth. Halitosis is a recurring issue and can be kept under control by practicing good oral hygiene.
Halitosis can be a sign of underlying dental or medical conditions. Halitosis can cause embarrassment and psychological disorders. Do not neglect!!
Most common causes of bad breath are:
• Poor Oral Hygiene: If you do not brush properly, the entrapped food particles are attacked by bacteria producing sulfur compounds causing bad breath.

• Dry mouth: Dry mouth often causes bad odor. Saliva helps cleanse your mouth by eliminating bad odor producing particles. So, a decreased salivary flow leads to dry mouth or xerostomia leading to emanation of bad breath.

• Dental problems: some of the dental conditions like gum disease, tooth decay, surgical wounds after extraction, dental appliances etc. also cause bad breath.

• Medications: some medications produce chemicals which can lead to bad breath.

• Underlying medical conditions: Metabolic disorders, GERD etc. also cause fetid odor.

• Smoking

How can you avoid bad breath?
A constant practice of good oral hygiene like brushing twice daily, flossing & keeping yourself hydrated reduce risk of gum diseases and tooth decay. If the problem of halitosis still persists, consult a dentist at FMS Dental today. The dentist will evaluate your condition clinically and the treatment depends on the underlying cause.

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Prof. Dr. P. Parthasarathi Reddy, CEO of FMS Dental Hospitals, established true MULTISPECIALITY DENTAL CARE with OSHA standards and NABH Accreditation under one roof. From 1993, Dr.P.P. developed an empire in Dental Health in India in just 26 years by establishing dental clinics, dental lab, dental school and other training academies. Dr. P. P‘s continuous and extreme desire to succeed has made FMS as the ‘8th Best Dental Center in the world’ and the ‘Best Dental Center in India’ by Global Clinic Rating (GCR) association.

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Prof. Dr. P. Parthasarathi Reddy, the visionary founder Chairman, Sri Sai College of Dental Surgery and CEO of FMS Dental Hospitals Pvt Ltd, established true MULTISPECIALITY DENTAL CARE with NABH Accreditation for its global standards of quality-oriented services and OSHA standards of sterilization under one roof.

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