Bad Breath (Halitosis) (cont.)
- Follow all instructions provided by the dental or medical professional, and
use any prescribed mouthwash or toothpaste as directed.
- If the patient's dentist determines that the bad breath odor is not of oral origin,
the patient may be referred to a physician.
- If the odor is due to gum disease, the dentist may refer the patient to a
periodontist, who specializes in treating gum conditions.
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