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hello, i have a bad breath problem.most dentish i reffered say that my oral hygeine is good. even after i brush my teeth the smell is is persistent the whol;e day.can you please let me know where and whom should i contact and treated for this problem.Should i get test for Tmau done as well I have problem of bad breath since long time almost from childhood. even after brushing my teeth the smell comes and persist for the whole day. The dentist I have visited tell me that my oral hygeine is good . I do not know how to treat the problem. I recently also read about Fish Odor Syndrome disease. Though I do not have any issue as to urine but bad breath is there. Can you provide me contact details as well where i can get treated for this problem . I stay in Pune. Is there any hospital / clinic in pune which can offer treatment to me.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011
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Dentist 's  Response
You should understand that malodor is caused by many reasons like decayed teeth, poor oral hygiene, gastric problems,Sinusitis, liver disorder, diabetis, smoking, alcohol consumption, tobacco chewing. If the problem is due to calculus and plaque it can be removed by scaling and polishing of your teeth. Flossing of teeth and tongue cleaning using tongue scraper should be done daily. Any systemic problem should be identified by a physician and appropriate treatment for it should be obtained.
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most of the time bad breath(technically- halitosis) is due to improper oral hygiene,but since u say u have already shown to a dentist i think that aspect is taken care of.
things u can do to prevent halitosis are-
-drink water frequently(dry mouth also causes bad odour)
-gargle mouth well after eating
-avoid garlic,onions and other foods having strong pungent smells
-keep cardamom, sauf(fennel) in the mouth
try these and let me know,
take care
ENT Specialist Dr. Puneet Maheshwari's  Response
thanx for health care magic
i think you are suffering from halitosis that means bad bnreadth which is due to poor oral hygeine so you are required to maintain hygeine bye taking some mouth wash as also some medication is also required so u shoulkd consult some physian ..he will help u more
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