Todays Health tip: Signs & symptoms of bad Breath

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Bad breath is also known as halitosis or fetor oris. Odour can come from the mouth, teeth, or as a result of an underlying health problem.

Unusual breath odour can be a symptom of some diseases, including kidney disease, diabetes, and gastroesophageal reflex disorder (GERD).

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A deep dental cleaning may be necessary if you have periodontal disease.

However, there are several routines that can prevent breath odour. Clean your dentures, mouth guards, and retainers daily.

Almost 95% of chronic bad breath caused by the bacteria that live in the mouth.  These bacteria excrete volatile sulfur compound.

There are medical causes of bad breath may include diabetes, uncontrolled acid reflux, sinus problems.

Moreover, replace your old toothbrush with a new one every three months and schedule a dental cleaning and examination every six months.