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I went to dental because I am having bad breath problem whole day from last 8 years. This bad breath is also there after brushing. Dr. Did scaling & polishing and gave me a mouthwash (chlorhexidine gluconate solution) but it didn't worked .I am still having bad breath. One of the dentist suggested me to go for ENT. When I wake up in the morning my mouth smells very very bad, than after brushing also my mouth start smelling after few min, brushing 2 times a day don't make any effect on my bad breath. My friends say you have unusual smell in your mouth because of which I am not able to talk with anyone. This unpleasant smell is not for sometime ,its whole day. Do not know why. Please help me. Note- x-ray paranasal sinuses is done and eng specialist said everything is OK.

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I went to dental because I am having bad breath problem w...
Tobacco use is a guarantee of bad breath. Quitting smoking or chewing of tobacco will do your oral health a lot of good. When you are ready to quit, ask your doctor or dentist for advice and support. Certain foods, such as garlic, contribute to bad breath. Once they are absorbed into the bloodstream, the smell is expelled through the breath, but the odours remain until the body processes the food, so there’s no quick fix. Basket 0 Search HEALTHY SMILE  Quick Tips To Get Rid Of Bad Breath While bad breath keeps people at bay, with a few preventive measures you can get rid of bad breath effectively. Bad breath can be the biggest turn off. You can literally see people keep their distance from you if you suffer from bad breath. This is why it is important that you identify its cause so you can treat it effectively. Bad breath or Halitosis has many causes, some of which include the following along with a few simple tips to help get rid of bad breath effectively: 1. Limit Tobacco Intake. Tobacco use is a guarantee of bad breath. Quitting smoking or chewing of tobacco will do your oral health a lot of good. When you are ready to quit, ask your doctor or dentist for advice and support. 2. Watch what you eat. Certain foods, such as garlic, contribute to bad breath. Once they are absorbed into the bloodstream, the smell is expelled through the breath, but the odours remain until the body processes the food, so there’s no quick fix. If your mouth is extremely dry, there is not enough saliva to wash away excess food particles and bacteria; which can cause an unpleasant smell. Make sure you flush your mouth with water after every meal to prevent this. Bad breath that seems to have no other cause may indicate an infection elsewhere in the body. If you have chronic bad breath and your dentist rules out any oral problems, see your doctor for an evaluation. Bad breath can be a sign of a range of conditions including respiratory tract infections, chronic sinusitis or bronchitis, diabetes, or liver and kidney problems, so it's important not to ignore the problem. And last one used daily dental floss.
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I went to dental because I am having bad breath problem w...
I don't know why you have wasted so many years for a simple problem like bad breath. Yes, your heard me right! it is very simple. Have a look- 1) if there is no tobacco related habit 2) if there is no underlying causes/diseases such as diabetes. 3) if paranasal sinuses are non contributing 4) if salivary glands are normal and saliva thickness is normal 5) you are not a mouth breather Considering all the above facts are within normal limits in your case, what you can do to get rid of bad breath problem 1) Brushing twice daily is okay. 2) avoid pungent smelling food stuffs like onion, garlic for at least one month. 3) buy non sugar based mint chewing gum. You can replace it with mint spray mouth freshener. 4) daily rinse with baking soda once. That's all. See the improvement within a week. Keep us updated. THANK YOU.
I went to dental because I am having bad breath problem w...
Dear Lybrate user, I can fully understand the social impact that bad breath can cause. Bad breath can be due to several reasons where 90% of the times, it is due to an unclean tongue. Pay special attention towards cleaning your tongue while brushing. Since you're already done with scaling, you have to follow some maintenance tips now. Rinse your mouth after every meal. At times, the teeth alignment is such that it causes food particles to remain stuck between teeth for a long time. Rinsing will help you get rid of extra food particles. Make a habit to floss after every meal. Go to you tube and watch some flossing videos for a demonstration. It is the best and most effective way to keep your mouth clean. Sadly, it is not recommended much by dentists routinely. Less salivary secretion can also cause bad breath. Chewing sugarfree gums like orbit after meals will help. Saunf (fennel), mint leaves (pudina) are natural breath fresheners. Keep yourself hydrated, consume plenty of water as it helps the body to get rid of bacteria and toxins. Avoid onions and garlic in your meals. Maintain a healthy diet, consume more fibre/salads, foods rich in vitamin. Don't use your mouthwash beyond 15 days. Some medicines and underlying liver or kidney conditions also cause bad breath so consult your general physician too. Don't worry, hope these tips help.
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