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10 Surprising Causes of Bad Breath

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Dental check up
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Box of fresh fruits and vegetables
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Not enough fruits and veggies


Sugar free gun may reduce bad breath
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Your favorite gum


Milk pouring into glass
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You’re lactose intolerant


Staying hydrated can help reduce bad breath.
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Dry mouth


Herbs can flavor food while helping reduce bad breath.
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Flavorless food


Garlic and onions contain sulfur compounds that increase bad breath
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Food with too much flavor


High protein diet may be good for weight loss but not for your breath.
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A low-carb diet


Delicious looking cup of coffee, not so great for breath.
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Too much coffee


Group drinking at club
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Too much partying


toothbrush and dental tools, dentist can diagnose and treat diseases causing bad breath.
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You hate the dentist


Jacqueline Ho

Jacqueline Ho

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Jacqueline is a former content producer for HealthCentral. She is a multimedia journalist with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a master's in Broadcast Journalism and Public Affairs.