Corpus ID: 1361201

Halitosis Concepts and Management-Revisited

  title={Halitosis Concepts and Management-Revisited},
  author={R. Dr.ManikandanG. and Dr. Presanthila Janam},
Halitosis or bad breath is one of the widely reported patient complaints in the Periodontics Outpatient Department.This condition has physical,social,psychological and professional relevance.Many of the professionals are feeling lack of confidence as a result of this condition.The commonly identified cause is due to poor oral hygiene.There are an umpteen number of other etiological factors too.Different treatment modalities are available for the management of halitosis.This paper reviews… Expand


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