Bad breath may be caused by not paying enough attention to oral health, or it may be caused by different systemic problems. There are many reasons for this, but most bad breath begins in the mouth.
What Causes Bad Breath?
Bad breath basically occurs due to the effect of foul-smelling gases released as a result of the exposure of various biochemical substances in the mouth and gastrointestinal system to some chemical reactions under the influence of microorganisms. These biochemical substances may be food residues, or they may be different biological substances accumulated throughout the mouth, stomach or intestinal tissues due to the effects of different diseases.
Bad breath may occur for a short time depending on the food consumed, or it may be permanent due to some health problems. Health problems that may cause persistent bad breath must be investigated.
We can list the most common causes of bad breath as follows:
How to Prevent Bad Breath?
The most common cause of bad breath is poor oral hygiene. For this reason, in order to treat bad breath, the person’s oral health habits are questioned and faults and wrong practices are tried to be corrected. It is very important to give the person training on how to perform correct oral hygiene and to acquire oral health habits in order to prevent bad breath from occurring or recurring.
The following recommendations should be followed in order to eliminate bad breath and protect oral health.
Although bad breath can be annoying, don’t let it become a social obstacle. If you are concerned about bad breath, see your dentist. Even if bad breath isn’t a problem for you, following the advice above will help you stay healthy and feel more confident about your breath.
I wish you healthy days.