Bad Breath

Concerns about bad breath (also known as halitosis) are very common. However, it is not always easy to tell whether you have it or not.

This section addresses what causes bad breath and what to do about bad breath, as well as offers general information on bad breath.

Bad Breath – General Information

Concerns about bad breath (also known as halitosis) are a common concern, resulting in a thriving market for breath fresheners such as chewing gum and mints. However, it is not...

What Causes Bad Breath

‘Morning Breath’ Almost everyone has bad breath first thing in the morning. During the day, movement of the tongue and cheeks dislodges food debris and dead cells, and these are...

What to Do About Bad Breath

A dental check-up is the first priority. The British Dental Association suggests that you explain in advance that you will be asking for advice about bad breath. Tell the receptionist...