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Halitosis

Possible Causes of Halitosis (Bad Breath)

Medical
  1. Sinus Infections and abnormal sinus anatomies, post nasal drainage (drips)
  2. Tonsil infection or tonsillitis
  3. Lung disease
  4. Kidney disease
  5. Liver disease
  6. Blood disorders
  7. Diabetes
  8. Gall Bladder Dysfunction
  9. Menstruation
  10. Carcinomas
  11. Certain foods

Periodontal Disease

 

Dental
  1. Extensive tooth decay
  2. Periodontal (gum disease)
  3. Oral Infections or Abscess
  4. Oral Cancers
  5. Xerostomia (Dry mouth)
  6. Oral conditions resulting from post nasal drips or discharges
  7. Allergy conditions
  8. A proliferation of specific type of gram(-) anaerobic bacteria

 

       

Dr. Gaba can help you determine the source and if the cause is an oral condition, a treatment plan can be develop to solve the common cause of embarrassment.