Halitosis (Bad Breath) has more than adverse social implications. Halitosis is a condition that may have a number of possible causes. Foul-Smelling BacterialMouth Infection and Chronic Mouth Inflammation are the most common causes of Bad Breath. Dental cavities and mouth, tongue, and gum infections are some of the most prevalent causes of Halitosis. Other causes include Bronchiectasis and lung abscess. Substance abuse such as smoking causes Bad Breath as a result of inhaling tobacco. Consider the following list of serious illnesses, which can all cause Mouth Odors:
- Liver failure
- Kidney failure
- Diabetic coma
- Poor digestion
Most Bad Breath (Halitosis) is caused by debris that are allowed to be left in the mouth. Often times, food sticks between your teeth, around the gums and on your tongue. The rotting bits of food as well as rotting mouth tissues cause Halitosis in your mouth. Bad Breath occurs as the normal bacteria of the mouth are allowed to grow from the residual food in the mouth. Not only with the growing amount of bacteria in the mouth cause Halitosis but it can also cause one or all of the following to occur:
- Tooth Decay
- Periodontal Disease
The things you eat and drink affect your breath. Bad breath may also be a sign of a health problem.
If you don't brush and floss your teeth every day, this food can rot.