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Bad breath can result from poor oral hygiene habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath, also called halitosis, can be made worse by the types of food eaten and other unhealthy lifestyle habits.

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  • Breath, Bad
  • Foul Breath
  • Halitosis
  • Stinky Breath