Although brushing and flossing teeth freshens the mouth, other influences can still result in a bad taste remaining. Your dentist can help identify the cause of a continued bad taste in the mouth.Key takeaways:
Medications including some antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs can result in a bad taste in the mouth.
Alcohol may cause a lingering bad taste as too much alcohol can result in excess bile production.
Infections in the mouth resulting from a lack of regular teeth brushing and flossing can lead to a bad taste in the mouth.