Oral malodor: A review of etiology and pathogenesis

Oral malodor or halitosis is a condition characterized by unpleasant odors emanating from the oral cavity. The aim of the present review is to classify and explain the etiology and pathogenesis of oral malodor. Volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs) that result from bacterial breakdown of protein are cons...

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Main Authors: Ajay Benerji Kotti, R V Subramanyam
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2015-01-01
Series:Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences
Online Access:http://www.jdrntruhs.org/article.asp?issn=2277-8632;year=2015;volume=4;issue=1;spage=1;epage=7;aulast=Kotti