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My mouth smell very bad most of the time, I regularlly brush my teath and clean my mouth with mouth wash but does not really help. What should I do to get rid of the bad smell. Thank you

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replied May 4th, 2009
Dental Health Answer A6483

The bad smell from the mouth is usually from degrading organic substances. Aside from dental hygiene, inflammation processes in the mouth that destroy the tissue might cause a bad smell.

You might want to visit your dentist and have your teeth checked. If they are all right, then an inflammation process in the throat and tonsils might be causing the bad smell. To check for these conditions you might want to visit an Ear, Nose and Throat specialist.

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