The woman takes a deep breath, jammed the mouthpiece between the lips and blow the breath evenly through the plastic hose. After a few seconds, the number 72 appears on the Display of the purse-sized device. In the second measurement, the bad breath, thus means the device 90. "That's not extreme, but it is in the border area," says Teresa Meyer. The Zurich-based Dentist offers in your practice, mouth odor-office hours. In the case of the said patient, the unpleasant smell was noticed recently during a treatment, which is why you had your a in-depth clarification is recommended. The 40-year-old patient agreed, because her husband has mentioned on a number of occasions at the instance of maladministration. "I often feel insecure in contact with other people," says the Zurich-born.
the smell of the mouth is a sensitive topic. The majority of people, it is equally embarrassing to someone in the circle to raise it to be like that myself. Anyone who suspects that his breath smells bad, isolated in the extreme case, increasingly, and dares hardly to communicate with other people in close contact. In discussions, some hold the Hand in front of the mouth or turn away slightly, so that eye contact is difficult. This may seem strange. Instead of such avoidance behaviour, it is much more sensible to go to the bottom of it, says Dentist Meyer. Because in most cases, can be achieved with a good advice and some relatively simple measures, a marked improvement.
the stomach is rarely to blame
but how did the unpleasant FuG of us from time to time of people back, they were still so nice and interesting? "Many of those Affected believe the smell was coming from the stomach, and therefore when gastroenterologists investigate," says Meyer. There is therefore often an unnecessary Gastroscopy and sometimes even to the antibiotics regulations. This would, however, destroy the natural Flora of the gastro-intestinal tract, bringing the smell intensifying.
is about 90 percent, the cause of foul breath in the oral cavity. Responsible can be inflammation, for example, caries or gums, called Periodontitis. Bacteria that produce foul-smelling substances such as volatile sulfur compounds, acetone and butyric acid, hide, also, in gum pockets, or tongue wrinkles. On the tongue a coating of bacteria that forms, also, often. With good oral hygiene and dental prophylaxis, but can be minimized to various favourable factors.
Sometimes the reason is but also in inflammation of the tonsils or in the nasal sinuses. In addition, bad breath can be an indication of various physical diseases such as renal failure or Diabetes. Further, many drugs cause a dry mouth, which favors the formation of mouth odor. And even if we are hungry or even longer fasting, if the body bad smelling of acetone through the respiratory air. The fabric is formed from the ketone bodies that the body in the breakdown of fat reserves. Regular Drink and rinse your Mouth particularly important. "A certain smell in the Morning is normal, because the mouth is on the night dry", clarifies the specialist. A pathological Halitosis, the technical term for the unpleasant Ills that are only available when the Symptom after Drinking and brushing teeth do not leave.
In the case of Meyers, the patient will find several construction sites: defective dental fillings, not fully broken wisdom teeth that are only covered with a thin mucous membrane, as well as so-called tonsil stones (pus-filled in the pharyngeal tonsils, which combine with lime and hard) – all play fields, how they love bacteria. In addition, it is clear from the previously completed questionnaire, the woman is cleaning only once or twice a day the teeth. To little, the Dentist and asks for other factors such as Stress and hormonal changes. Both of which can also lead to drier mucous membrane of the mouth. Women smell in the puberty and in the days around the ovulation a little stronger.
the person Concerned often nothing
Some people are of your bad breath are not even aware of, says Rainer Seemann, a Professor at the Dental clinics of the University of Bern. "Dentists should trust, therefore, that the delicate issue", says the specialist, who is responsible for a removal of taboos. Also in the circle of openness is appropriate. "The smell of the mouth affects the life and can lead to problems in the workplace, or even to complete Isolation."
On the other hand, it does have to do dentists sometimes also with überbesorgten patients. Some chew constantly chewing gum or sucking mints, to scrub excessive frequently your teeth and use mouth rinses. In the extreme case, one speaks of Halitophobie.
a sailor who has already adopted 20 years ago as one of the first of the problem, mouth odor, last year, a study with 1000 participants, one-half of the recruits, a half of the city of Bern and the Bernese. In the survey, a third reported suffering from mouth odour. The bad breath, the fear was confirmed, however, only eleven per cent. "It's nice when you can give the all-clear," says sailor. "Most of the people go then relieved to go home and move back free in society.
Created: 04.03.2019, 06:22 PM