All TheraBreath articles

July 2012

By - Bad Breath Expert
Dry mouth, halitosis can be quite a shock

July 31, 2012 -

With a bone-dry palate, you can go from fresh to funky in seconds. Zap away dryness with specialty rinses, rather than actual electricity...

Scientists throw the kitchen sink at canker sores, halitosis

July 31, 2012 -

If nothing is working, researchers apparently try throwing everything at the problem.

Herbs don't eliminate halitosis any better than alcohol-free mouthwash

July 30, 2012 -

While chewing basil or parsley might sound like a good idea, it's not an especially effective way to freshen breath.

Teeth whitening products bleach and brighten, while busting bad breath

July 30, 2012 -

Most products neutralize odor or whiten teeth. Ours do both.

Study: Paralyzed individuals have higher risk of gum disease

July 30, 2012 -

It's a trend that's been confirmed in several investigations.

Which diets are most likely to cause halitosis?

July 27, 2012 -

Certain categories of foods may be more likely to make your mouth stink.

Fear of bad breath, and other dental phobias, can actually worsen halitosis

July 27, 2012 -

As FDR once said, all we have to fear is fear itself - well, that, and dentists.

Dry mouth at night is normal, dry mouth during the day may be a bad sign

July 26, 2012 -

If your mouth and eyes are constantly parched, theres a small chance that you have a dry mouth syndrome.

What makes a good judge of bad breath? Being a young woman helps

July 26, 2012 -

Not all judges of oral malodor are created equally.

Dairy is bad for halitosis, good for tooth emergencies (and oral care probiotics)

July 26, 2012 -

Ah, milk, how we need you.

Certified bad breath judge teaches dentists to sniff halitosis

July 26, 2012 -

In the world of dental health, sometimes it takes a true professional to nose out the cause of oral odor.

Tonsil stones may show up on CT scans (but bad breath won't)

July 24, 2012 -

Tonsilloliths don't have to be small.

Trench mouth, a severe gum disease, causes bad breath and tooth loss

July 23, 2012 -

It's like periodontal disease, but worse.

Teeth whitening can eliminate bad breath, keep dates from getting turned off

July 23, 2012 -

Yellow teeth and bad breath don't exactly work wonders for your dating life.


July 20, 2012 -

If you find yourself getting "deodorgrams," then you may need help freshening your breath.

Mayo Clinic weighs in on bad breath prevention in monthly health letter

July 20, 2012 -

What's the best way to zap bad breath before it starts?

In the summer, that 'cold' could be post-nasal drip

July 19, 2012 -

It's hard to tell the difference, but one of the biggest indicators that you have post-nasal drip is bad breath.

ACA makes provisions for preventing cavities, gum disease

July 19, 2012 -

For the millions affected by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, one change that's been buried under all the political news is that the law mandates more preventative oral care.

Experts recommend rinsing with specialty products to avoid dry mouth

July 19, 2012 -

There are the home-brewed ways, which may be effective, and then the specialty way, which definitely works.

Tonsil stones need specialty rinses, not surgery or radical treatment

July 13, 2012 -

Regardless of the new tonsil stone removal procedures you may read about, all you really need is an alcohol-free rinse.

Creamy snuff will give you bad breath, and a bad habit

July 12, 2012 -

It may sound like a silly novelty product, but it can have serious health consequences.

4 ways that your teeth-whitening toothpaste could actually be giving you bad breath

July 12, 2012 -

It might sound totally wacko, but some cheaper toothpastes can actually CAUSE halitosis.

Beware gum disease cure-alls that are too good to be true

July 12, 2012 -

It's good to look for multi-use bad breath products, but try to maintain a skeptical mindset.

Herbs won't cure your canker sores, or ease bad breath

July 10, 2012 -

While herbs, spices, supplements and amino acids might not be doing much harm, they rarely have any benefit when it comes to canker sores.

Sure, onions and garlic cause halitosis, but they get a bad rap

July 6, 2012 -

Garlic and onions can cause raging bad breath, but does that mean you should avoid them at all costs?

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