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Bad Breath (Halitosis) (cont.)

Next Steps

Follow-Up

  • 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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