All TheraBreath articles

April 2012

Oral care probiotics work wonders for bad breath
April 30, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
Who would have thought that the solution to bad breath was bacteria?

With Chronic Halitosis, Quality of Life Goes out the Window
April 27, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings

Whitening mouthwash leaves breath fresh, pearly whites their whitest
April 27, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
A little whitening mouthwash can go a long way...

Dry mouth at night makes bad breath even worse
April 27, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
Unfortunately, dry mouth at night is one of the least preventable causes of bad breath.

Among other things, bacterial infection causes canker sores, halitosis
April 25, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
A canker sore can come from microbes sneaking into a tiny nick or cut. And that's not all - there are many other potential causes.

Woman tries diet to minimize one of the rarer causes of halitosis
April 25, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Trimethylaminuria is a rare cause of bad breath.

Bad breath, halitosis aren't contagious, but beware
April 25, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
It's not the "kissing disease," but still...

Boxing and bad breath remedies
April 25, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
In the ring, boxers can quickly develop bad breath.

Halitosis Drives People to Extreme Measures
April 24, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
If there's one lesson I've learned from being a halitosis professional, it's that people will try virtually anything to get rid of bad breath. And who can blame them? Oral odor is difficult to get rid of at the best of times, so much so that it's usually advisable to ditch one's run-of-the-mill dental products in favor of a specialty breath freshening regimen.

Halitosis and football
April 24, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
On the gridiron, some players' halitosis has become the stuff of legend.

Whitening toothpaste kills bad breath, hides the evidence of improper brushing
April 23, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
Did you know that even if you brush your teeth three times a day, you could be doing it wrong?

Baseball and bad breath
April 23, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
The Great American Pastime was once much more prone to the Great American Affliction: bad breath.

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April 20, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings

If You can't get rid of Bad Breath, can an Employer get rid of you?
April 20, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Halitosis in the workplace: It's one of those things that can instantly put you off your lunch or, if you're the one with the odor problem, may get you in hot water with your superiors. But can it get you fired? Should you get rid of bad breath before your boss starts toying with the idea of getting rid of you?

To put the kibosh on bad breath, rinse with an alcohol-free mouthwash
April 20, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
It's possibly the most important step in your breath-freshening regimen: rinsing with an alcohol-free mouthwash.

Know when to accept a mint for fresh breath, and when to say no
April 19, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Someone offers you a mint for fresh breath. Do you accept?

Kanye, you can use 'TheraBreath'!
April 18, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Nobody's too cool - or too cold - for fresh breath.

Studies Show Most People Have Some Sign of Gum Disease
April 17, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
With 70 percent of people over the age of 36 showing signs of periodontal disease, dental professionals must consistently communicate to their patients the significance of prevention or halting gum disease in its early stages. Over the past few decades, the dentistry profession has made significant progress in eliminating cavities. However, gum disease remains a significant, but preventable and treatable health threat to the public.

NBA bad breath watch: Vince Carter blows halitosis Rudy Gay's face
April 17, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
There's no foul called for it, but puffing bad breath into another NBA player's face is usually considered to be in poor taste...er, smell.

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April 13, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings

Hoover hated halitosis (be it oral or, uh, 'mental')
April 12, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
The nation's former FBI director was not above name-calling or cracking wise about halitosis.

Zac Efron says: To get rid of Bad Breath, Skip the Tuna and Onions
April 11, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Though he recently denied being a heartthrob, actor Zac Efron has kissed his fair share of starlets onscreen - from Vanessa Hudgens in High School Musical to, most recently, Taylor Schilling in The Loved One. The latter has a steamy bedroom scene, one that Efron said frequently made him and his co-star giggle. So what helped keep him in character? In a recent TV interview, he recounted his quest to get rid of bad breath by skipping smelly foods.

...And chloroform? Add that to the list of weird chemicals associated with non-specialty toothpaste brands
April 11, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
As if triclosan weren't bad enough on its own, public health experts are now suggesting that this additive (found in cheap toothpastes) may form chloroform when mixed with tap water.

Beer makes fresh breath funky, skunky
April 11, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
And it doesn't take a breathalyzer to notice it, either.

Toothpaste dyes may be linked to ADHD
April 10, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
Does your child's toothpaste need dyes in it in order to eliminate bad breath? Absolutely not. In fact, an FDA panel is currently investigating the potential connection between such colorants and ADHD.

Who is more prone to chronic halitosis, men or women?
April 10, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
In the battle of the sexes, the question of chronic halitosis still perplexes.

Cures for Halitosis?
April 9, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
As a dentist, and an oral care expert, I am constantly being asked about cures for bad breath. Some are more out-there than others. While there are many so-called cures for halitosis, are they really effective? Here are some that you might find interesting and are definitely worth noting.

Bad breath clinics do it best
April 9, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
Breath clinics see what dentists' offices don't: people whose primary complaint is a strong, stinky, abiding halitosis.

The best toothpaste is triclosan-free
April 6, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
When's the last time you put a pesticide in your mouth? If you don't use specialty breath freshening products, then the answer may be "today."

Check Out a New Infographic on Periodontal Disease and Cures for Gingivitis
April 5, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings

Bad breath treatments that work, and those that don't
April 5, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Want a quick cheat sheet on the best (and worst) bad breath treatments? Read on.

Bad breath, post-nasal drip symptoms can be aggravated by pollen
April 4, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
Hey! Hay fever (and bad breath) are coming back with a vengeance, in the form of post-nasal drip symptoms.

How to get rid of bad breath caused by garlic
April 2, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
The dreaded garlic breath - how do you get rid of a smell that even sticks to hands for weeks?

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