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Experience:  Clinical instructor, NYU College of Dentistry; 37 years private practice experience in general dentistry, member Academy of General Dentistry, ADA
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Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr. John replied 8 years ago.


Thank you for your question and for choosing

There are many reasons why your breath might smell.

1) Spicey foods such as curries.

2) Dental decay

3) Gum disease

4) Post nasal drip (cataragh)

5) Bacteria on the surface of your tongue

6) Mouth breath when you are asleep

And less commonly:-

1) Stomach disorders

2) Liver problems

3) Certain prescribed medications

4) Certain drugs

Do any of these causes ring a bell?


Dr. John.

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Dr. John