Bad odor in the mouth is called Halitosis – It may be seen in physiologic or sickness cases.
Physiologic – Due to the mouth dryness when woke up in the morning, after eating garlic, long hours without drinking water (fasting periods)
Pathological – Halitosis Related to real sickness – Most common reason in our country is the uncared inner mouth hygiene – % 90 reason is that – Tongue diseases, gum diseases, tonsillar gems. Other reasons by % 10 is that — Heartburn, sinus and lung infections, metabolism diseases related to viscus (diabetes, kidney diseases, liver diseases)
In our clinic in relation to ENT the most common reason we face for bad breath is the food remainings which leads to tonsillar gems that hide inside the tonsils and the treatment is successful.