There is talk of halitosis (or bad breath ) in the presence of a strong and unpleasant smell breath. Particular foods, wrong eating habits could induce halitosis.

What are the remedies against halitosis?

A deep oral hygiene, with a brush and floss, is able to contribute to the resolution of halitosis . Drinking water can also prove to be a simple and effective remedy for the ailment. While waiting to find out and treat the cause of halitosis, candies, sprays and mouthwashes can be used to mitigate the symptom.

What are the diseases associated with halitosis?

The diseases associated with halitosis are:

  • metabolic acidosis
  • caries
  • colitis
  • esophageal diverticula
  • cystic fibrosis
  • gastritis
  • periodontitis
  • pneumonia
  • rhinitis
  • sinusitis
  • tonsillitis

It should be noted that this list is not exhaustive, it is therefore advisable to contact your doctor if the symptom persists

Halitosis, when to go to your doctor?

If, while making changes to your diet and intensifying the rules of oral hygiene, halitosis persists, it will be good to go to the dentist. If the visit then does not reveal problems related to the oral cavity, the doctor may prescribe further analyzes to deepen the diagnosis.

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