1. Poor oral hygiene caused by not brushing or improper toothbrushing
2. A dirty tongue
3. Cavities in the teeth
4. Gum disease caused by plaque and tartar
5. Dirty dentures, false teeth and other fixed appliances in the mouth
After having identified the causes, we can now deal with how to prevent bad breath, especially while fasting.
A bad stomach can also cause bad breath so one would have to check on his diet during the holy month to prevent a stomach upset and halitosis.
Foul-smelling mouths are offensive to other people therefore it is important to spend some time and follow the simple precautions and methods mentioned to prevent this problem.
Ref: CHB/Flash/2006/24 Date: September 7, 2006
Central Health Board
of Khoja Shia Ithna-asheri Supreme Council
P. O. Box: 6710 Tel:255-22-2150897 Fax: 255-22-2150964
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania