What causes bad breath?
Halitosis, or more commonly referred to as bad breath, has been linked to numerous systemic illnesses. However, the majority of bad breath comes right from your mouth an dis associated with poor oral hygiene. A dry mouth, or low salivary flow, can also influence bad breath.
The two main goals with treating bad breath is to first control the bacteria that forms the bad breath causing compounds and secondly to neutralize the bad breath causing compounds that are produced.