Bad Breath – Halitosis
Bad breath or dental halitosis means bad breath during exhalation. It is a serious concern for everyone, it is the 3rd most common reason that people seek for dental care.
85-90% of cases of bad breath are due to the mouth itself. Foods such as garlic, onions, meat, fish, cheese in combination with other factors such as alcohol consumption, smoking and obesity also contribute. Caries, periodontitis and poor oral health can also cause halitosis.