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Unformatted text preview: I. As certain foods are digested a. Garlic and onions b. Carried through blood to lungs / expelled through mouth II. Dry mouth a. Flow of saliva decreases b. Saliva cleanses the mouth III. Oral hygiene is poor a. Improper brushing and flossing = food particles b. Causes bacteria in mouth IV. Medical disorder a. Infection of sinuses or respiratory tract b. Liver or kidney problems c. Diabetes Main idea: Food, poor oral hygiene, dry mouth, and medical conditions are the causes of halitosis. Bad breath occurs several ways. Halitosis occurs due to several different ways:...
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- Spring '09
- Infectious Disease, Olive oil, II. Dry mouth