halitophobia

hal·i·to·pho·bi·a

(hal'i-tō-fō'bē-ă),
An exaggerated fear of having bad breath.
[halitosis + phobia]

halitophobia

(hal″ĭt-ō-fō′bē-ă) [ halito(sis) + -phobia]
Excessive and unwarranted concern about having bad-smelling breath.

hal·i·to·pho·bi·a

(hal'i-tō-fō'bē-ă)
An exaggerated fear of having bad breath.
[halitosis + phobia]

halitophobia (hal´itōfō´bēə),

n an abiding fear of having fetid breath, whether a valid concern or not. In some cases it may be symptomatic of mental illness.
References in periodicals archive ?
Those who suffer from breath halitophobia usually tire themselves out to hide bad breath by constantly brushing their teeth, chewing gum, sucking sweets and mints.
Halitophobia could develop quite innocently, through a minor breath problem so optimum care at initial contact is paramount.
It's not always easy to tell whether you have bad breath, although some people suffer from a psychological condition called halitophobia.
New research points to more and more halitophobia - where someone imagines they have bad breath when they don't.