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Gum mastic. Gum mastic is an ancient Mediterranean remedy for bad breath, and is still
chewed for this purpose.
The Spoon Test. A simple test for diagnosing oral malodor involves scraping the posterior
part of the tongue dorsum with a plastic spoon. Odor from the spoon often closely
resembles the overall mouth odor, and is frequently accompanied by a yellowish discharge,
probably postnasal drip.
Tonsilloliths: An assortment of tonsilloliths collected from a single subject.
Tongue scrapers: A variety of tongue scrapers are currently available for cleaning the