Mouth Odor

Bad mouth odor is one of the most troublesome problems experienced by many people, as it causes great embarrassment. This may be due to neglect and lack of care in oral hygiene and the health of the mouth and teeth, however, this problem has several other causes, including local causes such as:

  1. Accumulation of bacteria formed from food residue on the gums and teeth.
  2. Lack of clean mouth and lack of dental care.
  3. Inflammation in the gums or diseases.
  4. Tooth decay.
  5. Ill-fitting restorations
  6. Old fillings.
  7. Misalignment in the teeth allows the accumulation of lime.

There are also general causes of illness, including:

  1. Inflammation of the throat or sinuses.
  2. Diabetes
  3. Dry mouth due to lack of fluids in it.
  4. Inflammation of the bronchial tubes.
  5. Problems in the stomach.

There are many reasons that lead to the presence of bad mouth odor, but the most prominent reason is poor attention to oral health, as the accumulation of bacteria in the mouth causes bad smells that bother the person and others.

The dentist is the first reference to treat this problem and you should consult your dentist regularly at least twice a year because they will check the health of your mouth and teeth accurately and will be able to detect and then treat any diseases surrounding your teeth or gums. They can also treat you if you suffer from a problem of dry mouth or any other problems that may cause foul mouth odor.

Tips to remove the bad mouth odor:

  1. Brush your teeth three times a day after meals for at least two minutes with the addition of a dental floss.
  2. Clean the surface of the tongue with a tongue brush (tongue cleaner) to remove the bacterial assemblies and dirt and all mucus substances at least twice a day.
  3. Use toothpaste containing antibacterial compounds that help prevent mouth odor.
  4. Use mouthwash daily, which greatly reduces the proliferation of bacteria.
  5. Use of siwaak several times daily.
  6. Visit the dentist regularly to detect the condition of teeth and treatment of problems.

We at the Center of Kadoon have a selection of qualified doctors to provide the best care and newest methods of treatments in the world of dentistry.