Posts Tagged ‘ halitosis’

Yet more reasons to quit smoking…

Here are some facts about smoking that you may already be aware of:   Smoking is related to 1 in 5 deaths in the United States every year.  This statistic is greater than the number of deaths caused by, motor vehicle accidents, alcohol consumption, illegal drug use, murders, and suicides combined. According to the surgeon […]

Bad Breath!

Has any one ever mentioned to you that you have bad breath?   Beyond being embarrassing, bad breath might be the sign of something more serious. The most common cause of bad breath, or halitosis, is a lack of oral hygiene.  A person should brush their teeth twice as day for two minutes per session in addition […]


Halitosis: bad breath Halitosis (bad breath) is a term used to describe noticeably unpleasant odors exhaled in breathing. Halitosis is estimated to be the third most frequent reason for seeking dental aid, following tooth decay and periodontal disease.