Dentist, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding Author: Umma Zainab, Dentist, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Received: November 09, 2020; Published: December 14, 2020
Halitosis or oral malodor or bad breath is a prevalent condition which presents itself commonly in routine dental practice. It is a common problem that affects all ages and also has a psychosocial impact on the patients causing many of them distress, anxiety and embarrassment. The condition can be physiological or pathological with a number of underlying factors, with many a time multiple factors contributing to the issue. This article reflects on the multifactorial etiology of the condition and its management briefly.
Keywords: Halitosis; Causes; Management
Citation: Umma Zainab. “Halitosis: Causes and its Management". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 5.1 (2020): 47-49.
Copyright: © 2021 Umma Zainab. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.