TITLE

SOME CONDITIONS THAT EFFECT THE ODOR CONCENTRATION OF BREATH

AUTHOR(S)
SULSER, GLENN F.; BRENING, ROBERT H.; FOSDICK, LEONARD S.
PUB. DATE
August 1939
SOURCE
Journal of Dental Research;Aug1939, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p355
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which examines several conditions which effect the odor of breath. The possible sources for bad breath are noted, including the mouth, the lungs, and the nasal passages. Several possible conditions that could bring about foul odors in the breath are also mentioned, including stagnant saliva, decaying teeth, and pyorrhea.
ACCESSION #
36558803

 

Related Articles

  • Effect of Clinician's Experience, Age, Gender and Calibration on the Assessment of Halitosis. Evirgen, Şehrazat; Kamburoğlu, Kıvanç; Gulsahi, Ayse // Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry;2013, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p17 

    Purpose: To evaluate the diagnosis of halitosis in relation to the oral malodour judge's experience, age, gender and calibration. Materials and Methods: This study included 38 dental patients who volunteered to participate. Patients were evaluated for halitosis by 6 clinicians using the...

  • Dry in the mouth.  // Natural Health;Feb2006, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p95 

    The article presents information on dryness in the mouth. A scarcity of saliva makes speaking and swallowing difficult, bereft of its hygienic benefits, one is at increased risk for mouth sores, bad breath, tooth decay, and gum diseases. These remedies offer natural relief. Sucking a lozenge can...

  • xerostomia. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p809 

    An encyclopedia entry for "xerostomia" is presented. It refers to an abnormally dry mouth in a person. Abnormal dryness of the mouth is also known to cause bad breath and make the person predisposed to have tooth decay. Xerostomia can also be a symptom of what is known as the Sjögren's syndrome.

  • Oral Malodor in Children and Volatile Sulfur Compound-producing Bacteria in Saliva: Preliminary Microbiological Investigation. Paryavi-Gholami, Fariba; Minah, Glenn E.; Been Foo Turng // Pediatric Dentistry;Sep/Oct1999, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p320 

    Purpose: This study examined and compared levels of salivary bacteria which produced volatile sulfur compounds (VSC) in young children with and without oral malodor. Methods: Clinic populations of children ages 2 to 7 years, whose parents presented with an unsolicited major complaint of oral...

  • The Burden of Oral Disease.  // Washington Informer;3/8/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 21, p19 

    The article offers information on two oral diseases including Tooth decay and Periodontal (gum) disease along with their preventive measures.

  • Salivaomics - A promising future in early diagnosis of dental diseases. Koneru, Suneetha; Tanikonda, Rambabu // Dental Research Journal;Jan2014, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p11 

    Human saliva plays an important role in the health of the oral cavity and of the body as a whole. Salivary diagnostics is a dynamic and emerging field in the diagnosis of oral and systemic diseases. Saliva reflects the physiologic state of the body, including emotional, endocrinal, nutritional,...

  • Tonsillolith as a halitosis-inducing factor. Ansai, T.; Takehara, T. // British Dental Journal;3/12/2005, Vol. 198 Issue 5, p263 

    Halitosis, or bad breath, is a common concern for many people. The main causes are known to be periodontal disease and tongue coating. We present a case of an incidental tonsillolith occurrence, which was a halitosis-inducing factor. Our results show that tonsilloliths should be considered as a...

  • Correlation between the BANA Test and Oral Malodor Parameters. Kozlovsky, A.; Gordon, D.; Gelernter, I.; Loesche, W. J.; Rosenberg, M. // Journal of Dental Research;May1994, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p1036 

    The purpose of the present investigation was to test the association between the BANA test (Perioscan®, Oral-B), and oral malodor parameters. The subject population consisted of 52 Israeli adults, 43 of whom complained of oral malodor. Oral malodor measurements consisted of peak and...

  • Clinical Characteristics of Halitosis: Differences in Two Patient Groups with Primary and Secondary Complaints of Halitosis. Iwakura, M.; Yasuno, Y.; Shimura, M.; Sakamoto, S. // Journal of Dental Research;Sep1994, Vol. 73 Issue 9, p1568 

    Halitosis, defined as an unpleasant oral odor, has become a health concern among the general public. The objective of this study was to evaluate the diversity of clinical characteristics of halitosis of the patients who visited dental clinics. Sixty-eight patients with primary complaints of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics