All TheraBreath articles

February 2014

By - Bad Breath Expert
Rinse away bad breath with chlorine dioxide mouthwash

February 25, 2014 - Volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs) are the main culprit of bad breath. In a recent CNN article, an author advocated using mouthwash that contains chlorine dioxide to fight off stinky VSCs.

California considers warning labels on sugary drinks

February 24, 2014 - California might be the first state to put a warning label on soda and other sugary drinks. 

8 dental tips for older Americans

February 23, 2014 - Between Mother Nature's toothbrush and your body's use of vitamin D, here are a number of things you may not realize about everyday dental upkeep.

Oral cancer rates rising among young adults

February 21, 2014 - A new study shows an alarming rise in oral cancers among young adults, and the human papillomavirus, or HPV, may be the cause. 

Celebrities with million-dollar smiles, literally

February 19, 2014 - Gene Simmons once had his tongue insured for $1 million. Find out who else has their smile backed for a handsome sum. 

Famous smiles: U.S. Presidential edition

February 18, 2014 - Discover the tales of our forefathers' ivory dentures, toothless grins and botched dental operations. Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln all make the list.

The FDA's new anti-smoking campaign

February 14, 2014 - In the new campaign, the FDA shows the costs of smoking, ranging from gum disease to smoker's breath to stained teeth.

Dark chocolate on Valentine's Day: a tooth-friendly treat

February 11, 2014 - With the heart-throb holiday just days away, there's still time to give the healthy, timeless gift of dark chocolate.

UB dentist leads international convention on oral health

February 10, 2014 - Dr. Michael Glick, the dean of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, recently championed a conference that dealt with the link between oral and overall health.

Toothpaste tube bomb threat at the Sochi Olympics

February 6, 2014 - Travelers headed to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics can find new ways to steer clear of bad breath and oral health problems, even with ramped security measures.

Coffee: Public enemy for teeth

February 5, 2014 - Your favorite cup of Joe causes bad breath, stains and tooth decay. Figure out how to stop coffee's dark side.

February is National Pet Dental Month

February 4, 2014 - Dog breath might be a sign of an underlying health condition. If your four-legged friends are truly part of the family, keep a healthy smile on their faces.

February is National Children's Dental Health Month

February 3, 2014 - In February, National Children's Dental Health Month looks to boost awareness about the importance of a problem-free smile. Discover the fundamentals of maintaining quality oral health for kids.

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