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There are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently.
Dear Lybrate user, in 90% of the cases bad breath is due to an unclean tongue so pay special attention to maintaining your tongue hygiene. If the problem still persists, kindly visit your dentist to get yourself examined for any decaying tooth, gum problems etc. Rinse your mouth after every meal. Drink plenty of water. Certain products like cardamom (elaichi), fennel seeds (saunf) and mint are natural breath sweeteners. Sugar free chewing gums like orbit may also be helpful.
Bad oral odor may be due to systemic problems as well more commonly due to poor oral hygiene and calculus So go for a dental check up first.
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