Edwin G. Winkel
Edwin G. Winkel is professor, Department of Periodontology, Center for Dentistry and Oral Hygiene, University of Groningen and Clinic for Periodontology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Advising patients on halitosis and oral hygieneSubscription
Halitosis (bad breath) is estimated to be the third most frequent reason for patients to seek dental care, following tooth decay and gum disease. Pharmacists are ideally placed to promote oral health and provide patients with advice on the prevention and management of halitosis.