Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2013, vol. 19, book 4
Subject Collection: Oral and Dental Medicine
Pages: 419-421
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2013194.419
Published online: 12 December 2013

J of IMAB 2013 Jul-Dec;19(4):419-421
Assya Krasteva 1Corresponding Autor, Angelina Kisselova1, Vessela Dineva1, Vladimir E. Panov2, Aneta Ivanova3, Zahariy Krastev3.
1) Department of Oral Imaging and Oral Diagnostic, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University Sofia, Bulgaria
2) Department of Conservative dentistry and oral pathology, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University Varna, Bulgaria
3) Clinic of Gastroenterology, University Hospital "St.Ivan Rilski", Medical University Sofia, Bulgaria.

Oral halitosis is an unpleasant multifactor oral pathology of health and social implications. Ninety per cent of the patients suffering from halitosis have oral abnormalities. The remaining 10 percent of halitosis sufferers have systemic disorders. The exact mechanism of halitosis occurrence is not clear, and in many patients the etiology is an enigma.
In 40% in a group of 40 halitosis patients we found various  microbes in the oral cavity, mostly candida,  and in 35% we found IgG antibodies to Helicobacter pylori. In the - 56 control patients with gastric symptomes the rate of H. Pylori infection was 27%.  We suggest oral microbiological examination to be performed simultaneously with a H. pylori test - if the dentist does not establish an oral cause for halitosis.

Key words: oral malodor; halitosis; helicobacter pylori;

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Krasteva A, Kisselova A, Dineva V, Panov VE, Ivanova A, Krastev Z. Presence of helicobacter pylori in patients with oral malodor. J of IMAB. 2013 Jul-Dec;19(4):419-421. doi: 10.5272/jimab.2013194.419.

Correspondence to: Dr. Assya Krasteva, Department of Oral Imaging and Oral Diagnostic, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University Sofia; 1, St George Sofiisky str., 1431 Sofia, Bulgaria;,

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Received: 08 October 2013
Published online: 12 December 2013

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