Breath Odors: Origin, Diagnosis, and Management by Nir StererBreath Odors: Origin, Diagnosis, and Management by Nir Sterer

Breath Odors: Origin, Diagnosis, and Management

byNir Sterer, Mel Rosenberg

Paperback | December 13, 2014

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Bad breath is a common and embarrassing problem that everyone worries about, yet most health professionals still know little about its origins, diagnosis, and treatment. Over the past fifteen years, investigators have studied how bad breath is caused, where the odors originate, and which bacteria and gases are involved. Novel in vitro systems and measurement techniques have been proposed, and clinical studies conducted to compare new and traditional treatments. This illustrated text presents, for the first time, a comprehensive and cohesive science-based approach to bad breath, combining basic research with clinical approaches to diagnosis and treatment. All aspects of the subject are examined thoroughly and critically, including the psychological impact of breath odor and future prospects. The authors draw upon more than thirty years' combined experience in this field, both in the laboratory and as consultants to thousands of patients in Canada, the US, the UK, and elsewhere.

Mel Rosenberg, Ph.D. is Professor of Microbiology at Tel Aviv University, with honorary appointments in the US and UK. He has published widely (including a review in Scientific American, 2002) and lectured worldwide on the subject of breath odor, over the past twenty years. He has developed novel methods of diagnosis and treatment whic...
Title:Breath Odors: Origin, Diagnosis, and ManagementFormat:PaperbackPublished:December 13, 2014Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642432549

ISBN - 13:9783642432545

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Breath Odors of Oral Origin (Oral Malodor).- Biochemical and Microbial Aspects of Oral Malodor Production.- Odor perception.- Breath odors of nasal and pharyngeal origin.- Breath Odors and the Gastrointestinal Tract.- Other sources of breath odors.- Measurements of Breath Odors and Related Parameters.- Breath Odor Diagnosis.- Self assessment of breath odors.- Breath Odors, Prevalence, Gender and Age.- Psychological aspects of breath odors.- Oral Malodor Management.- History of breath odors.- Future prospects.

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"This reference serves as an important and somewhat overdue look at a health problem often trivialized by advertisements and jokes: bad breath. . In short, Breath Odors should be required reading for every general practitioner across the globe." (The Electric Review, October, 2012)