Patients who suffer from chronic bad breath have to contend with both the physical and psychological effects of their condition.


In a seven-year Swiss study, halitosis has been found to bring about inhibition, insecurity, withdrawal and reduced social contact to chronic sufferers.

The problem of bad breath, or halitosis, has plagued mankind for centuries. While it probably had little affect on the lives of our cavemen ancestors, modern social pressures can be very difficult to uphold when suffering from mal odorous breath.