halitosis

Doctor, why do I have bad breath?

Bad breath, or halitosis, can cause personal and social discomfort. In most cases it is a temporary condition. Morning breath is a perfect example. It is caused by decreased saliva flow during sleep, combined with reduced movement of the tongue and cheeks. A wholesome, well-balanced breakfast and brushing your teeth and tongue is enough to […]

The Battle with Bad Breath

    Bad breath can put a damper on any situation, whether it be a first date, a job interview, or a trip on an overcrowded bus. Chronic bad breath is known as halitosis and, even if you take meticulous care of your mouth, your dietary choices may ensure that your breath is still not […]