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Halitosis (Bad Breath)

Do You Have Traveler's Breath?


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Bad breath while traveling happens when the salivary glands slow down the production of saliva, which allows bacteria to grow inside the mouth and bad breath to develop.



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Check Menstrual Calendar for Tooth Extraction

 
Chapter: What to Avoid After Tooth Extraction

Anyone who just had a tooth extracted should avoid drinking through a straw, because the suction will interfere with healthier clotting. "Avoid smoking, which can contaminate the extraction site, and excessive mouth rinsing, which may also interfere with blood clotting," says Dr. Rich.
 
Reviewed: January 2012
 
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