Influence of anxiety on the production of oral volatile sulfur compounds.

@article{Calil2006InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of anxiety on the production of oral volatile sulfur compounds.},
  author={Caroline Morini Calil and Fernanda Klein Marcondes},
  journal={Life sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={79 7},
  pages={660-4}
}
Since many patients complain about halitosis without there being any clinical evidence of its cause, psychological symptoms have been pointed out as halitosis-inducing factors. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of anxiety on the production of volatile sulfur compounds (VSC). Seventeen undergraduate men in good oral and general health participated in this study, after approval by the ethics committee. The volunteers were requested to refrain from toothbrushing, using mouth… CONTINUE READING

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