What are common causes for bad breath?

While bad breath (or “halitosis”) can be linked to numerous systemic diseases, some of bad breath originates in the mouth. A dry mouth or a low salivary flow can also influence bad odor. There are two main goals in the management of bad breath. First, controlling the bacteria that produce the sulfur compounds and second, to neutralize the sulfur compounds that are produced. See your Dentist to discuss the best options for you.