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bad breath

n.
The condition of having stale or foul-smelling breath. Also called halitosis.
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According to a nation-wide survey conducted by DenTek and Bryant Research, bad breath is a bigger turn off than non-stop talkers, unstylish dressing or being shy.
Bad breath is something that most people fight hard to avoid.
According to the website, many chemicals cause the smell in bad breath including hydrogen sulphide, methyl mercaptan and putrescine.
Smoking and drinking can also lead to dental problems such as gum disease, stained teeth and bad breath.
Due on shelf next month, Total Advanced Fresh works by leaving an anti-bacterial ingredient that fights bad breath germs on teeth.
Dental experts also recommend that those with chronic bad breath drink plenty of liquids and chew sugarless gum because certain bacteria thrive in a dry mouth.
In the laboratory study, Wu and Zhu incubated tea polyphenols with three species of bacteria associated with bad breath for 48 hours.
InFresh is not candy; it is a powerful, sugar-free, herbal formula that works from the inside-out to cure - not mask - bad breath and other types of body odors.
Without regular brushing, a cat's teeth may accumulate plaque over time, eventually causing periodontal disease and bad breath.
If your saliva production goes down, you're more likely to develop bad breath.
There are also cracks on the tongues surface and in the other soft tissues in the mouth and pharynx where bacteria collect, further compromising dental health and creating bad breath.
Proponents claim 20 minutes of gargling oil-such as sunflower or sesame oil-may prevent plaque buildup, whiten teeth, treat gum disease and kill bad breath.