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Halitosis or bad breath is a condition that can affect any person of any age, with around a quarter of all individuals suffering from bad breath at some point in their lives. The word halitosis is derived from the Latin word for breath, "halitus." Apart from causing embarrassment and low self esteem, bad breath can be a sign of physical problems such as tooth decay, gum disease or other problems in the body.
Western Dental offers tips to prevent bad breath

Western Dental offers tips to prevent bad breath

Researchers develop new sensor to detect bad breath

Researchers develop new sensor to detect bad breath

Tips for instilling positive dental habits in children

Tips for instilling positive dental habits in children

University of Sunderland pharmaceutical scientists receive CFUK grant for research into cystinosis

University of Sunderland pharmaceutical scientists receive CFUK grant for research into cystinosis

H2S transforms dental pulp stem cells into liver cells

H2S transforms dental pulp stem cells into liver cells

Psychiatric symptoms of bed breath

Psychiatric symptoms of bed breath

New 'magic bullet' can eradicate side effects of drug used to treat cystinosis

New 'magic bullet' can eradicate side effects of drug used to treat cystinosis

Risk of hereditary form of bowel cancer: New preparation of omega-3 holds hope

Risk of hereditary form of bowel cancer: New preparation of omega-3 holds hope

ODA encourages people with bad breath to see dentist

ODA encourages people with bad breath to see dentist

Bad breath can be treated

Bad breath can be treated

Science backs old fashioned belief in the healing powers of honey

Science backs old fashioned belief in the healing powers of honey

Tonsillectomies to treat chronic and recurrent tonsillitis

Tonsillectomies to treat chronic and recurrent tonsillitis

Link between obesity and bad breath

Link between obesity and bad breath

New smart anti-microbial approach to preventing tooth decay

New smart anti-microbial approach to preventing tooth decay

Reading the words halitosis or jasmine activates the olfactory areas of the brain

Reading the words halitosis or jasmine activates the olfactory areas of the brain

Tongue scraping for treating halitosis

Tongue scraping for treating halitosis

Bacteria in the mouth could freshen up bad breath

Bacteria in the mouth could freshen up bad breath

New treatment option for bad breath

New treatment option for bad breath

Pulsed-dye laser surgery for voice disorders better all round

Pulsed-dye laser surgery for voice disorders better all round