All TheraBreath articles

July 2010

By - Bad Breath Expert
Campaign seeks to raise awareness of adult oral health conditions

July 30, 2010 -

The oral health issues faced by adults often change as they grow older. Many of the tissues in the mouth evolve with age, and understanding the dental care needs demanded by different ages may be important to enable adults to avoid problems like bad breath.

Law enforcement officers hope Whitey Bulger's bad breath will provide leads

July 30, 2010 -

Whitey Bulger may be one of the most notorious gangsters to remain on the lam. A relic of a bygone age of Mafioso dominance, the alleged leader of Boston's Winter Hill Gang has eluded law enforcement for years. However, if he is ever to be apprehended, it may be his extreme halitosis that gives him away.

Festival goers come to celebrate garlic, leave with bad breath

July 30, 2010 -

While garlic may add a tasty touch to many dishes, few other foods cause such bad breath. Anyone who regularly indulges in cuisine that makes use of it may benefit from taking steps to improve their breath.

Health reform provides few benefits for those lacking dental insurance

July 29, 2010 -

Many dental health experts held high hopes that healthcare reform would include measures to extend oral care benefits to the millions of Americans who have no dental insurance. These individuals are vulnerable to a range of conditions, including tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath.

Katy Perry worries about bad breath

July 29, 2010 -

While celebrities may have a team of stylists and assistants who are constantly making sure their image is perfect, many are not above fears of common faux pas like bad breath. Take, for instance, Katy Perry.

Coffee's bad breath stain

July 28, 2010 -

If you're the type of person who can't make it through the day without several cups of coffee, you are not alone. Millions of Americans rely on a morning cup of joe to get their day started and prepare to face the world.

L.A. food festival serves up halitosis-causing foods

July 28, 2010 -

With burgers piled high with all the fixings and grilled macaroni and cheese sandwiches, any food-lover would have delighted at being at this weekend's Los Angeles Street Food Festival. However, with such rich food being offered, attendees may have left with more than just a full stomach. Bad breath may have followed them as they left the Rose Bowl, the location of this year's event.

Couples sleep apart to address bad breath problems

July 27, 2010 -

In an effort to end sleep disruptions caused by their partner's bad breath and other issues, many couples are now choosing to sleep in separate beds, according to a recent report from the National Sleep Foundation.

Bad breath may hamper sales meetings

July 27, 2010 -

The power lunch has become an important tool for many businessmen and women to work on deals and close sales. It is an informal arena in which they can present their ideas in an engaging manner. However, the next time you are taking a client out for lunch to give them your sales pitch, you may want to choose a restaurant that does not serve foods known to cause bad breath.

Inmates risk bad breath

July 23, 2010 -

Lindsay Lohan has spent time on the cover of nearly every publication this past week. The country is obsessed with the actor's 90-day jail sentence. The Hollywood star's fall from grace into a waiting prison cell has captured the attention of a nation that loves a good villain.

Nature's bad breath curse

July 22, 2010 -

When perusing the produce section of the local grocery story, one can't help but think that Mother Nature must have a sense of humor. We are told to eat healthy, and despite every intention to do so, we are thwarted at every step by health foods that cause bad breath.

Community clinics expand to offer more oral health services

July 21, 2010 -

For individuals who lack dental insurance, accessing oral care can be nearly impossible. Yet, without visiting a dentist, these people risk cavities, gum disease and bad breath.

Celebrity diets may lead to halitosis

July 21, 2010 -

Many celebrities are no stranger to interesting diets. They are often at the forefront, championing a new strategy for shedding unwanted pounds. While the health effects of these fad diets may be debated by nutritional experts, it may be presumed that many of these diets can lead to bad breath.

Children risk bullying from bad breath

July 20, 2010 -

No one is too young to experience bad breath. While the problem may have the most serious consequences for adults who are looking to succeed in a professional or romantic setting, children may experience significant setbacks due to the problem as well.

Dieters risk halitosis

July 19, 2010 -

The decision to go on a diet can help individuals shed excess weight, which may provide a range of health benefits. However, if dieting is not done correctly, these people risk developing bad breath.

How to deal with bad breath problems

July 19, 2010 -

We've all been there. In talking with a friend or coworker, you notice an unpleasant aroma. It seems to be coming from the other person when they open their mouth to speak. So how do you handle a situation in which someone you know has bad breath?

Poor oral hygiene tied to a range of health problems

July 16, 2010 -

Individuals who have poor oral hygiene face many problems, such as tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath. However, recent studies have shown that those who do not brush regularly risk other health problems that aren't limited to the mouth.

Daters should watch out for bad breath

July 16, 2010 -

For those of you are making a returning to the dating world consider this: many daters say there is nothing worse than a partner who has bad breath.

Celebrity oral care secrets

July 15, 2010 -

While it may seem like a simple matter for celebrities - with their personal assistants and oral health experts - to maintain white teeth and fresh breath, many of the techniques they use are available to everyday people. Knowing their secrets may help brighten your smile and fix your bad breath problem.

Acidic foods may contribute to bad breath

July 14, 2010 -

Many parents may offer their children sugar-free foods as an alternative to heavily sweetened snacks. These foods can result in a range of oral health problems, including bad breath, cavities and gum disease.

Newcomers to Miami risk bad breath from spicy cuisine

July 13, 2010 -

It seems as though the entire country is talking about LeBron James' decision to join fellow all-stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami next season. His move to South Beach has caught the attention of the basketball world and many observers expect several championships to follow. However, with the city's unique cuisine and many more opportunities for late nights out, the star will have to be careful to avoid bad breath.

Bad breath may hurt your child's social life

July 12, 2010 -

Childhood can be a difficult time for many youngsters. School-age kids and teens put a lot of pressure on each other to maintain a flawless persona. Your child may be making many of the right moves to fit into this culture, but if they have bad breath they may experience social problems.

More smokers end their bad breath by quitting

July 12, 2010 -

As part of a trend that may help more people prevent bad breath as well as a range of other health problems, health officials across the country report that the numbers of smokers are continuing to decline.

Fresh breath saves romantic moments

July 9, 2010 -

In this summer's installment of the Twilight movie series, many fans will get exactly what they have been waiting for: a kiss between characters Bella and Jacob. In flashy Hollywood fashion, the moment takes place at the top of a majestic mountain with the camera circling around the embracing couple.

Bad breath hampers confidence, job performance

July 7, 2010 -

In today's competitive job market, confidence is key. However, a recent study found that many young professionals worry that their breath isn't up to par, and that halitosis may harm them in their career.

Wrigley settles lawsuit over exaggerated bad breath claims

July 7, 2010 -

Many chewing gums claim to fix bad breath problems, but these claims can sometimes go too far. W.M. Wrigley Jr. has agreed to pay a settlement worth $7 million to consumers after a lawsuit alleged that the claims made about the brand's Eclipse gum exaggerated its breath-freshening power.

Avoiding dental care may contribute to bad breath

July 6, 2010 -

Due to the slumping economy and fears of job losses, many individuals have decided to delay seeking dental care. However, experts say that the decision could lead to many oral health problems, including bad breath.

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