Bad Breath (Halitosis) Treatment

Bad Breath (Halitosis)

Halitosis is very common in children. Most of the activity of bacteria may occur in the mouth, nose or the teeth. Allergies, colds and chronic sinusitis that are causing postnasal mucus are the most common factor of bad breath in children. Respiratory infections, diabetes, kidney disease and liver and digestive disorders can be effective in causing bad breath. The problem may have originated either inside or outside of the mouth, although oral agents are more prevalent. It should be noted that the main cause of bad breath in children include dental caries, poor oral and dental hygiene. Taking certain medications, mal occlusions, child’s diet, dry mouth, and large tonsils are other cases which can be considered..

Symptoms of Halitosis
  • Oral odor
  • An unpleasant taste or sour taste in the mouth
  • Dry mouth
  • White surface of the tongue
  • Bleeding gums while flossing