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Iran South Med J 2016, 18(6): 1254-1261 Back to browse issues page
Halitosis and related factors in patient referred to the Clinic of Dentistry, Zahedan
Tahereh Nosratzehi 1, Simean Lesan *2, Mohammadali Ousia 3
1- Department of Oral Medicine Dentistry, Dental Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Science, Zahedan, Iran
2- Department of Oral Medicine Dentistry, Islamic Azad University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , S.lesan@yahoo.com
3- Department of Oral Medicine Dentistry, Shahed University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (1270 Views)

Background: Halitosis is defined as unpleasant odor from the mouth .In %87 of cases the cause of halitosis are located in the oral cavity. It is a medico-social problem that affect a many number of people. purpose of this study was to determine factors involved in halitosis patients were referred to the dental clinic Zahedan.

Materials and Methods : 320 people were attending the halitosis or halitophobia for this survey were selected . Selected individuals from eating, drinking, smoking, chewing gum, about 24 hours before sampling was forbidden , and also noted that on examination of brushing, flossing and mouthwash brands do not use . Regarding gingival index periodontal used, in terms of smoking were divided into two groups, consumer and non- consumer - reviews decay and bad restorations through clinical examination and bitewing radiography was performed and the diagnosis of patients with the prosthesis or any the corresponding table were recorded . Crowding teeth were considered . Organoleptic method was used to check for bad breath .

Results: The findings of factors such as tooth decay (72%), periodontal disease (47.5%), tounge  coating (17.5%) are artificial teeth (13.75%) and food impaction, were signficantly  related with halitosis.

Conclusion: diagnosis and treatment of halitosis are pramily the responsibility of dentists.

It is important for the dentist to have a proper understanding of halitosis and provide correct treatment.

Keywords: Halitosis, Oral disorders, Volatile Sulfur Component, Anaerobic microbes
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Dentistry. Oral Surgery
Received: 2015/12/22 | Accepted: 2015/12/22 | Published: 2015/12/22
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DOI: 10.7508/ismj.1394.06.015
PMCID: 27160833


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Nosratzehi T, Lesan S, Ousia M. Halitosis and related factors in patient referred to the Clinic of Dentistry, Zahedan. Iran South Med J. 2016; 18 (6) :1254-1261
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