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Hi, I have undergone a Flap surgery 3 weeks back, as I was suffering from bleeding gums and bad breath. But my gums have stopped bleeding now but the bad breath isn't reducing. Can you please advise? Many thanks in advance for your help.

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There are a number of things that can cause bad breath. It's usually the result of poor oral hygiene. Some time it is also associated with some medical problem like gastrointestinal problem or lung disease. Can also cause your breath to smell, as can smoking and drinking alcohol. You can try these things to improve your oral hygiene; Avoid foods and beverages that cause bad breath, Eat more fruits and vegetables, take sufficient amount of water, try sugar-free gum if your mouth tends to get dry, Brush your teeth at least twice a day. Make sure to reach the gum line as well as tooth surfaces, Floss at least once a day, Rinse with a mouthwash twice a day. Be sure to see your dentist at least twice a year for regular checkups and professional cleaning. Your dentist can spot and treat bad breath causes.
Do warm saline rinses Do gum massage.
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There may be deposits of plaque/calculus, or some tooth cavity, which may be cause of bad breath. please get the cleaning n polishing done by your dentist. Meanwhile,use a good mouthwash ,twice a day.
GET vitamin c.
Brush twice daily especially at night massage gums use warm salt water rinse after every meal drink plenty of water
Get scaling done again ,start brushing thrice daily after meals daily.
Good evening! Use sensoform gum paint apply and massage over the gums it strengthens the gums. And use UltraSoft Bristle toothbrush. Thank you.
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