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Dogs get royal treatment, even down to their bad breath!
August 23, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
You thought you had it nice... The UK Daily Mail recently reported that a Briton living in Kennington spends more than 15,000 pounds every year taking care of her six pampered English bulldogs - including special food to keep them from getting halitosis.
Halitosis hurts oral health, quality of life
August 22, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
Having halitosis doesn't just negatively affect others. It can hurt your own quality of life (QOL). Anyway, that is the conclusion of a study, recently published in the International Journal of Dental Hygiene, that followed the daily lifestyle of a man with extremely bad breath.
Great moments in bad breath history, part 2: A glance into poems, plays, novels
August 22, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Here are some more notable mentions of halitosis, taken from poems, novels and plays, both classic and contemporary. Remember: if these excerpts make you begin to suspect that you have bad breath, trying reaching for a specialty breath freshener, a tongue scraper, an oral care probiotics kit or, at the very least, a toothbrush.
Traffic cop has no sense of humor about bad breath
August 17, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
When pulled over for speeding or having a busted tail light, some people try explaining themselves, sweet-talking the police officer or even squeezing out a few crocodile tears. However, those with bad breath might want to invoke their Fifth Amendment right to keep their mouth shut, or at least use a specialty breath freshener, since Al Anba reports that a traffic cop recently fined a citizen for having halitosis.
Bad breath turns off American gals and Irish lasses
August 17, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
What displeases women most about men? If you think that bad breath is one of a woman's top turn-offs, chances are you're right. A survey conducted by 98FM Radio Ireland found that women there hate the smell of halitosis.
Mouthwash: A Tip for a Full Term Pregnancy
August 15, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Did you think that mouthwash was just for your oral health? A new study conducted suggests that rinsing with mouthwash while pregnant (for mothers that have gum disease) have more of a chance of carrying a baby to full term.
In the world of bad breath, garlic still reigns supreme
August 15, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
If you try to think of bad breath that comes from eating food, what immediately comes to mind? If you have ever eaten Italian or Greek food, it may be garlic that first pops into your brain. As far as oral odor goes, this little bulb packs quite a wallop, which is one reason why using specialty breath fresheners is so important.
Stress may worsen bad breath
August 12, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
Do you have bad breath because you're stressed, or do you get stressed because you have bad breath? Regardless of which came first, it's usually advisable to consider getting a specialty breath freshener or an oral care probiotics kit to knock out halitosis as soon as possible.
How can I check whether or not I have bad breath?
August 12, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Comedian Demetri Martin once said that "another term for a balloon is a 'bad breath holder.'" How right he is. After all, the odds that a balloon inflated by mouth has halitosis in it are one in four, according to multiple medical studies. However, Martin also inadvertently points to one method of testing your breath to see if it is bad.
Has the number of people with bad breath changed over time?
August 10, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
It's hard to say what ratio of Americans suffered from bad breath before the 20th century, but we do know that people in the early 1900s didn't have access to specialty breath fresheners the way we do today.
Tongue scraping quells bad breath, scientists say
August 9, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
Plenty of people brush their teeth in the daily battle against bad breath, but did you know that adding a tongue scraper to your oral health routine can significantly reduce your oral odor? So say scientists and dentists alike. Using a specialty tongue scraper followed by a oral care probiotics rinse may sweeten your breath even further.
Is my halitosis all in my head?
August 9, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
You may occasionally suspect that you have bad breath, often because you think you can smell it in the air you exhale. But are you just imagining things? Is it likely that your halitosis is in your head, instead of in your mouth?
Halitosis can cripple your social life
August 5, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Having bad breath is not just a personal issue but a social one. After all, few of us spend every day alone. We've all had the experience of smelling someone's oral odor and being repulsed by it. Unfortunately, studies indicate that there is always a 25 percent likelihood that that someone is you.
Fasting can cause bad breath
August 3, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Most people are aware that eating smelly foods can cause bad breath, but did you know that avoiding food has the potential to do the same? That's right. Regardless of the reason for fasting, missing out on meals can lead to halitosis.
How to break the bad news about bad breath
August 1, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
So many adults have halitosis - one in four, according to a study from the University of Buffalo - that you'd think we would have found some good way to tell a friend or co-workers that they have bad breath. However, virtually all advice columnists say we haven't, and for the most part that appears to be true.