All TheraBreath articles

July 2014

By - Bad Breath Expert
Leading cause of cavities, S. mutans, evolved over time

July 31, 2014 -

In a recent study, researchers analyzed how the cavity-causing bacteria S. mutans adapted to humans' diets.

Most common dental injuries in youth sports

July 30, 2014 -

The American Dental Association estimates the use of mouth guards by student athletes has prevented an average of 200,000 injuries per year in high school and college football alone.

9 most common tooth brushing mistakes

July 29, 2014 -

Here are the top nine mistakes people make when brushing their teeth.

Prepping your oral health for summertime travel

July 28, 2014 -

Many of us tidy up around the house before leaving for vacation, but do you have a similar oral health regimen? 

Top tips for eliminating dog breath

July 25, 2014 -

Don't let your furry friend develop oral issues later in life - begin a healthy, doggie-friendly oral care routine today. 

Study: Scientists inching closer to better oral cancer prevention

July 24, 2014 -

Oral cancer is a major health concern in the U.S. that is costly and highly preventable. 

Dental care of prehistoric humans revealed

July 24, 2014 -

To have stronger and healthier teeth, you might want to start eating like a caveman. 

What is root planing?

July 23, 2014 -

Don't skip on brushing and flossing - you don't want to encounter root planing in your future. 

When is the right age to take your child to the dentist?

July 22, 2014 -

Getting that first tooth is a milestone - but it's important to head to the dentist soon after. 

Rock star bad breath

July 17, 2014 - Get dry mouth or bad breath during a show? Here are five tips to help.

Shark fossil teeth give hope for species survival

July 15, 2014 -

Teeth have long been associated with health. But these shark fossil teeth may actually give insights to the survival of these marine creatures. Who knew fishy bad breath could be so informative?

China debuts biotreatment for bathroom stink

July 10, 2014 -

Chinese scientists developed a new treatment to stave off putrid smells in public restrooms. 

Dental tattoos

July 8, 2014 -

Teeth tattoos have become a rising trend in some circles.

After bike crash, cyclist finally smiles again

July 7, 2014 -

After getting in a bike accident, 20-year-old Alex Kerr had her smile fixed when a dentist heard her story. 

Jaw fossils reveal oldest arctic fox ever found

July 1, 2014 -

A newly identified extinct fox might be the ancient ancestor of today's arctic foxes.

5 summer habits that wreck your smile

July 1, 2014 -

Break these habits before they break your teeth.

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