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Can Bad Breath Lead to More than Just a Kiss Diss?

Posted on March 20, 2012 | in Dental Humor | by

Bad Breath Makes You Unkissable

Bad breath (aka halitosis) can be caused by a number of factors.

Sometimes it’s the garlic, onion, and ginger infused raging inferno of white-hot curry we monged on what seems like over a week ago, when at other times bad breath is just a normal part of the day.

Yes it’s quite the shocker, among other human connections, we all have morning breath whether we care to think so or not.

Denial is not just the longest river in Africa.

It’s what we do as part of our morning ritual that helps remove the odor causing bacteria and other gum gunk responsible for the ever present early morning green fog.

Universal tic-tac toting causes aside, how can we remain off good ‘ol Hal’s radar?

What Causes Bad Breath?

By maintaining optimal oral health. According to the Mayo Clinic bad breath could also be a result of:

– Dental problems
– Dry Mouth
– Disease
– Mouth, Nose, & Throat Conditions
– Tobacco

The news is getting out; the state of our oral health is proving to be an ever-expanding window into our overall health.  

We’re learning more with the advancement of technology and the sharing of information, how tooth loss, gum disease, and poor dental hygiene may affect, be affected by, or contribute to various diseases and conditions that includes:

– Heart Disease
– Osteoporosis
– Premature birth or low birth weight
– Diabetes

It’s important we remain diligent in keeping our breath fresh, not just for the sake of others but for the health of our teeth and gums too.

Check out this hysterical commercial examining the intersection of tongue scrapers, technology, and trending consumer habits.

Orabrush® was invented by social dental superstar, Dr. Bob Wagstaff. According to their website, 90% of bad breath comes from a dirty tongue!

But what if we’re out on the town, where there are zero tongue scrapers present and no access to normal oral health tools exists…what is your go-to bad breath cure-all?

Just Say No to Bad Breath

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+Chris Barnard is Managing Editor of, a patient-centric Social Dental Network blog dedicated to enabling the digital dental health conversation - and the eradication of the cavity creeps.
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