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Bad taste in mouth almost like ammonia or rotten chemicals post smoking cessation. How can I get over it?

nasty taste in mouth , hard to explain it,but gross maybe chemical rotten taste? and also smell ammonia everywhere. both after stopping smoking about 5-7 days?
Asked On : Fri, 23 Mar 2012
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Dentist 's  Response
hello and welcome to HCM forum,
as stated by you, foul odour from mouth, is associated with a number of factors,smoking is one of them, more than that, poor oral hygiene results in accumulation of calculus which initiates inflammation of gums(gingivitis) ,followed by periodontitis .
according to the history provided by you it seems to be a case of periodontitis which is responsible for foul smell,until diagnosed clinically by a dentist.
i would recommend, stop smoking,
get professional cleaning of teeth every 6 months,
use antibacterial mouthwash twice daily,
and brush your teeth twice daily.
i wish you good health.
Answered: Thu, 5 Jul 2012
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Dentist Dr. Gunjan Gupta's  Response
bad taste may be because of so many reasons like,smoking,medication,any faulty restoration etc.
so i will suggest you please go to an oral surgeon and go for the complete examination done and please follow all the given instructions properly.nothing to get worried.take care.
Dr.Gunjan Gupta
Answered: Fri, 6 Jul 2012
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