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Bad Breath in a 2 Year Old

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hayleylou Thu 16-Jun-05 07:44:54

My ds is 2.6 years old and he eats fruit and not many sweets. He brushes his teeth twice and day but still seems to have the problem. Am I doing something wrong, has anyone got any suggestions

HappyMumof2 Thu 16-Jun-05 07:45:29

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coldtea Thu 16-Jun-05 07:47:26

Ditto, Happymumof2. Last year ds' breath was awful & i kept telling him to clean his teeth. He had tonsilitus.

hayleylou Thu 16-Jun-05 07:47:33

DH noticed last night after his bath... ds has got his final back teeth coming through!!!

HappyMumof2 Thu 16-Jun-05 08:04:46

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hayleylou Thu 16-Jun-05 11:16:37

Thanks for the replys

WigWamBam Thu 16-Jun-05 11:17:41

He's not constipated, is he? Constipation can cause bad breath.

zenia Thu 16-Jun-05 11:19:28

He doesn't have inhalers by any chance? Sometimes my son has smelly breath if he has a sore throat

hayleylou Thu 16-Jun-05 11:21:56

He is not constipated, he has had a few bad nappies and I have put it down to his teeth. No inhailers either

Lonelymum Thu 16-Jun-05 11:26:08

Does he drink plenty? Bad breath can be a sign of not drinking enough.

hayleylou Thu 16-Jun-05 11:34:38

He drinks plenty lonelymum sometimes I think too much. It is quite hot here at teh moment so he has always got juice on hand

Lonelymum Thu 16-Jun-05 11:35:57

ooh where are you? I am dressed in all my winter finery here in cloudy GB!

hayleylou Thu 16-Jun-05 11:37:16

In Germany, has been hot the last few days and is getting hotter. Not to nice for the kids though!

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