How to Investigate the Patient with Halitosis
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Chlorine Dioxide component reduces the Volatile Sulfur Compounds of bad breath
Eric A. Wegman, MB BS, PhD, FRACT; Andrew Berman, BDS; Christopher S. Pokorny, MB BS, FRACT
Royal Australian College of Physicians
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In most cases, halitosis is caused by a condition in the mouth, however it may also be caused by other influences. This article examines the history, causes, examination, and treatment of halitosis. Armed with flossing material, a toothbrush that reaches the back of the tongue, and chlorine dioxide mouthwash for resistant cases, most halitosis conditions can be successfully treated.