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16 Mar

Bad breath
Hi Dr I have a 9-year-old boy who is battling with bad breath despite him brushing twice a day, his teeth become yellow and we have to literally scrub the teeth. I took him to the dentist who said , i cant do much about the bad breath because its hormonal, he is approaching puberty? Is this possible ?is there any thing i can do to improve the smell of his breath? Regards Posh
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Oral health expert

06 Apr

Children of that age often have bad breath. If your dentist says there is no dental cause the only other remote option is a problem with his stomach. (very unlikely). Make sure you brush his tongue thoroughly as well- this helps with bad breath.
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