All TheraBreath articles

June 2012

By - Bad Breath Expert
For chronic cough and bad breath, try a specialty post-nasal drip treatment

June 29, 2012 - If you're suffering from a dry cough and halitosis, you may just have post-nasal drip.

Removing tonsil stones doesn't have to be a chore

June 29, 2012 - You can use a cotton swab, but there are easier ways.

Are canker sores herpes? Are they causing my bad breath?

June 28, 2012 - If you have small, painful blisters inside your mouth, does this mean you have the herpes virus?

Researchers review the best ways to sniff bad breath

June 28, 2012 - And you thought you were doing it right...

Why don't babies get bad breath or gum disease?

June 27, 2012 - Do infants ever suffer from oral health problems?

Chair-side breath test may help dentists measure halitosis

June 27, 2012 - Instead of "ahhhh," say "ptoo!"

Doctors use gout drug to treat canker sores...wait, what?

June 26, 2012 - The FDA restriction on marketing unapproved colchicine uses says it all.

To bust canker sores, stick to SLS-free, alcohol-free mouthwash

June 23, 2012 - Pour alcohol on canker sores? No thank you!

Are people with canker sores crazier than everyone else?

June 23, 2012 - Psychologically, are people with canker sores and halitosis different from the rest of us?

Sometimes, it takes a human bloodhound to find the source of dog breath

June 22, 2012 - 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.

Women's hormones can jumpstart gum disease, bad breath

June 22, 2012 - This one's a real bummer.

Halitosis-causing tonsil stones may contain spent white blood cells

June 22, 2012 - Besides food particles and dead bacteria, your tonsil stones may also be loaded with white blood cells.

Teeth whitening kits can brighten up mouth and eradicate bad breath

June 21, 2012 - 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 21, 2012 - China's first female astronaut had to pass, among many other things, a breath test.

Mouth breathing may aggravate tonsil stones, halitosis

June 20, 2012 - Breathing through your mouth rather than your nose can make tonsilloliths bigger faster.

Harvard publication editor discusses dry mouth, bad breath

June 19, 2012 - 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 16, 2012 - While the connection is still unclear, the association is significant, researchers say.

Oral health probiotics calm the microorganic maelstrom that is your mouth

June 15, 2012 - If I have so many bad odor-causing bacteria in my mouth, then are there any that cause good breath?

Use oral care probiotics, because the dirtiest place in the office just might be your mouth

June 13, 2012 - Probiotics can help you finally expel the filth from your mouth.

Even in 1600s, Dutch scientist knew to use alcohol-free mouthwash

June 9, 2012 - 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 7, 2012 - 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 7, 2012 - 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 5, 2012 - 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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