All TheraBreath articles

June 2012

Today's Canker Sore Treatments Beat the old ones
June 28, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
If you get a canker sore, you've got a wealth of modern treatment options at your fingertips. You can gargle a specialty alcohol-free mouthwash to neutralize the odor or, for a deeper clean, rinse with a periotherapy product. In a pinch, you can even gargle salt water! But it wasn't always this easy.

Removing tonsil stones doesn't have to be a chore
June 28, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
You can use a cotton swab, but there are easier ways.

For chronic cough and bad breath, try a specialty post-nasal drip treatment
June 28, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
If you're suffering from a dry cough and halitosis, you may just have post-nasal drip.

Researchers review the best ways to sniff bad breath
June 27, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
And you thought you were doing it right...

Are canker sores herpes? Are they causing my bad breath?
June 27, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
If you have small, painful blisters inside your mouth, does this mean you have the herpes virus?

Chair-side breath test may help dentists measure halitosis
June 26, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
Instead of "ahhhh," say "ptoo!"

Why don't babies get bad breath or gum disease?
June 26, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Do infants ever suffer from oral health problems?

Doctors use gout drug to treat canker sores...wait, what?
June 25, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
The FDA restriction on marketing unapproved colchicine uses says it all.

FREE Clinical Breath Testing at Walmart in Littleton, CO - This MONDAY June 25th ONLY!
June 24, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings

Are people with canker sores crazier than everyone else?
June 22, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
Psychologically, are people with canker sores and halitosis different from the rest of us?

To bust canker sores, stick to SLS-free, alcohol-free mouthwash
June 22, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Pour alcohol on canker sores? No thank you!

Halitosis-causing tonsil stones may contain spent white blood cells
June 21, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
Besides food particles and dead bacteria, your tonsil stones may also be loaded with white blood cells.

Women's hormones can jumpstart gum disease, bad breath
June 21, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
This one's a real bummer.

When Pulling Teeth, Beware of Dry Mouth, Dry Sockets and Bad Breath
June 20, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
In childhood, pulling baby teeth is a rite of passage. At first it can be a little scary, but most kids get used to it, and many look forward to their next empty socket - and visit from the tooth fairy. Of course, some tykes need help with their first loose tooth, and that means being prepared as a parent to deal with blood, germs, dry mouth and bad breath.

Sometimes, it takes a human bloodhound to find the source of dog breath
June 20, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
While you may not be able to figure out where your puppy's odor is coming from, a sharp-nosed veterinarian can usually usually sniff out doggy bad breath.

Teeth whitening kits can brighten up mouth and eradicate bad breath
June 20, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
Use all-natural teeth whitening products that employ gels and trays, not strips or harsh bleaches.

Woman steers clear of bad breath, becomes first Chinese astronaut
June 19, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
China's first female astronaut had to pass, among many other things, a breath test.

Mouth breathing may aggravate tonsil stones, halitosis
June 19, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
Breathing through your mouth rather than your nose can make tonsilloliths bigger faster.

Do You Have Something to Say to Us?
June 18, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings

Harvard publication editor discusses dry mouth, bad breath
June 18, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
It's nothing a specialty breath freshening mouthwash and a few sips of water can't clear up.

Scientists associate halitosis-causing plaque with increased risk of cancer
June 15, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
While the connection is still unclear, the association is significant, researchers say.

Oral health probiotics calm the microorganic maelstrom that is your mouth
June 14, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
If I have so many bad odor-causing bacteria in my mouth, then are there any that cause good breath?

TheraBreath is featured by Modern Marvels on the History Channel
June 11, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings

Use oral care probiotics, because the dirtiest place in the office just might be your mouth
June 11, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Probiotics can help you finally expel the filth from your mouth.

Even in 1600s, Dutch scientist knew to use alcohol-free mouthwash
June 7, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Antoni von Leeuwenhoek may have been the first person in history to realize that alcohol-based mouthwashes do not eliminate bad breath.

Left to its own devices, gum disease can lead to serious oral health issues
June 6, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
Dentists often have trouble convincing patients to worry about gum disease - unless, of course, those folks have already developed periodontitis...

Post-nasal drip most definitely causes bad breath
June 5, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
The causes of bad breath can be pretty complex and confusing for folks not in the field of oral health.

Science confirms existence of
June 4, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Apparently, "old people smell" is a real phenomenon, and scientists have long known that the elderly are at high risk for halitosis, too.

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