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MEBO Gut Microbiome Study
"Microbial Basis of Systemic Malodor and PATM Conditions (PATM)"
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"Microbial Basis of Systemic Malodor and PATM Conditions (PATM)"

Dynamics of the Gut Microbiota in
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Please participate in Halitosis Study

Please participate in the halitosis study conducted by Dr. Murat Aydin, DDS, PhD. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology. The instructions and answer form are embeded in this post for your use during the experiment.

NOTE FROM DR. AYDIN: Study participants should smell the same saliva that is first smelled and assessed at the beginning of the experiment. Participants should NOT spit again or smell a new saliva sample during the experiment. If you have done your test incorrectly, please let me know and those results will not be considered. Thank you.


Dr. Aydin has helped our international community in many ways, including writing a paper for this year's MEBO Annual Meetup and Conference held in Memphis, TN, entitled, “How can we understand whether halitosis comes from mouth or breath,” which describes the origin of Oral (malodor) Halitosis and Breath (malodor) Halitosis and the differences of their clinical signs. This paper presented excerpts from his book, Halitosis, In: Oral Microbiology,
Aydin M. Aydin M. (2012). Halitosis. In: Oral Microbiology. Aydin M, Mısırlıgil A. editors. Ankara: MN Medical & Nobel, p.97-105.

After listing some of the compounds released in the breath, he adds,

Most of them [the compounds] are end product of lipid, nitrogen, cholesterol, alcohol, carbohydrate, protein or aminoacid metabolism, oxidation of proteins, pancreatic insufficiency, carbohydrate malabsorption intolerance, abnormal gut flora, bacterial gut overload, liver or renal failure, or subclinic trimethylaminuria disease.

Distinction between Oral and Breath Halitosis: Both give similar sign of bad odor in the mouth and/or breath, but the difference is important for both diagnosis and treatment. This handout lists useful tools to distinguish between them, including the three points noted in the MEBO Blog post, "The MEBO Conference and Social Meetup in Memphis," scroll down to section, "HALITOSIS FROM MOUTH OR BREATH."

See handout for additional information.


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