Tongue— The tongue collects many bacteria that are some of the major causes of bad breath.
Medical Conditions– Certain medical conditions have been identified as causes of bad breath. Severe kidney failure or diabetic are two examples.
Large Dose of Vitamins— Ever take a handful of vitamins on an empty stomach? Not only can that cause a tummy ache, but it’s also one of the causes of bad breath.
Dry Mouth— A decrease in saliva production, known as dry mouth syndrome, can be caused by conditions such as anemia or diabetes. Taking over-the-counter medications and smoking cigarettes can also cause dry mouth; in turn, dry mouth can cause bad breath.
Cavities— A dental cavity is the result of tooth decay, which is an oral disease. It’s not uncommon for the decay to produce an odor — bad breath.
Dental Abscess— When a cavity is left untreated, a dental abscess can form around it. This pocket of pus contains bacteria will give you bad breath.
Gingivitis (or any form of gum disease)– Gingivitis can lead to tooth loss. But more often, it’s one of the main causes of bleeding gums and bad breath.