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What Causes Bad Breath?

Halitosis, commonly refer to as bad breath are usually caused by the build up of bacteria in the mouth.  However, it can also be caused by other systemic health problems such as gastroenterological, diabetes, and other medical disorder.  If you suspect you might have a systemic cause, it is best to consult with your primary physician.

There are many products like mints, gum, dissolvable strips, and spray that are out there to help with bad breath.  But instead of masking bad breath, Dr. Tam wants to help you learn about the root causes and how you can treat it.  The benefits are not only that you get to have fresher breath but also overall a healthier self.

Some common causes of Halitosis are: