Oral Health

Question
Posted by: Mom | 2011-05-14

Q.

5 year old with healthy teeth but bad breath

My 5 year old has bad breath. All her teeth are very healthy. The dentist cant find anything unusual that causes it. What can I do, or where should I go to get a proper diagnosis?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

the bad breath may not be originating from the mouth/teeth.
Take her to a paediatrician- there are other causes of bad breath (GIT/throat)

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Posted by: Willy | 2011-05-26

My five year old daughter has a loose tooth after falling off the staircase .We are in a dilemma on whether to let it be until she reaches 6 years for her to shed off her milk teeth or get it extracted now. Please advise !

Reply to Willy
Posted by: dental expert | 2011-05-16

the bad breath may not be originating from the mouth/teeth.
Take her to a paediatrician- there are other causes of bad breath (GIT/throat)

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