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Bad breath is a very common problem that affects people when they wake up in the morning. There is no need to worry about waking up with morning breath this is considered as a normal situation. People dealing with bad breath experience various problems in their social life.  Inability to have close-range dialogue with people and the continuation of negative behaviours such as constantly closing  mouth with the hand, the person begins to isolate himself from social life. A study conducted in the United States founded that 50% of men and 60% of women have bad breath problems, and thats why they use  various auxiliary products (spray,etc.) in order to eliminate bad breath.

Bad Breath is an unpleasant smell that can be heard in a social distance while breathing and during the speaking. Bad breath also called halitosis can cause a particular mouth odor for multiple reasons.

  • Food accumulated between or around the teeth
  • Smoking and use of other tobacco products
  • Not brushing and using dental floss regularly
  • Dry mouth called xerostomia in medical language
  • Use of some medications
  • Tooth extraction, mouth and jaw surgery after mouth wounds, tooth decay and gum diseases
  • Sinus infections, nasal discharge and throat infections
  • Metabolitic disorders such as gastroesophageal reflux, diabetes, cancers cause a pronounced bad breath.

The best thing you can do for your mouth is to pay attention to your oral hygiene, to brush your teeth and tongue, and to treat gum inflammation that prevents bad breath.

Moreover, patients with bad breath should be encouraged to reduce smoking, stay away from harmful foods, eat regularly, and get regular dental checkups (every 6 months).

In the presence of a Bad Breath, oral and dental hygiene habits should be reviewed first. After eating, teeth and tongue should be brushed, flossed and lifestyle changes should be made, such as drinking plenty of water.

If you are still having issues with persistent bad breath, you should make an appointment to see a dentist. If the dentist suspects that there is another serious condition than the tooth causes bad breath, dentist refers the patient to a relevant specialist doctor in order to find out the cause of the odor.

Yes it is possible. As a result of determining the cause of bad breath, it can be treated by applying the most convenient treatment methods by your dentist.