All Oral Care Information articles

April 2011

Halitosis: What it is, who has it and what to do about it
April 27, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Taking care of your halitosis can be difficult if you don't know its causes. Given the sheer number of forms that bad breath comes in - garlic breath, morning breath, coffee breath, smoker's breath, alcohol breath and many more - it's little wonder that some people have no idea where to begin treating their oral odor. Fortunately, researchers are making inroads into the condition's causes and treatments.

Getting rid of bad breath isn't always difficult, or expensive
April 26, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
While at times it may seem like effectively treating bad breath is impossible, that doesn't mean that it is. The use of a few simple oral health products - chief among them being toothbrushes, tongue scrapers and specialty breath freshening rinses - can reduce halitosis and breath-related stress at the same time, without relieving one's wallet of too much cash.

UK organization uses humor to battle bad breath
April 22, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
It can be easy to forget that bad breath is a common indicator of poor dental health. The most effective oral cleansing regimens, like brushing and flossing, may fall by the wayside when one's daily work or school schedule gets hectic. To encourage people to visit the dentist, a British government agency recently released a public health announcement that focuses on a Twilight-like vampire with halitosis.

Bad breath diagnoses have come a long way in a century
April 21, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
If you're shy when it comes to asking your physician or dentist about halitosis, it may help to know that diagnosing bad breath used to be a much more involved - and in all likelihood, embarrassing - process than it is now.

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April 20, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings

Scientists prove the obvious: Tonsil stones smell terrible
April 20, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Bad breath almost always issues from the mouth, especially from the tongue, teeth and palate. However, from the back of the throat - a location whose inclusion in "the mouth" is up to you - a small, natural, pearl-like formation can ratchet up mild halitosis into a serious case of oral odor.

Certain diets may give bad breath a big boost
April 20, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Consuming pungent foods like garlic, onions, smoked fish or asparagus can give people a powerful case of halitosis, but ultimately the residue from these foods can be scrubbed away or rinsed out with a specialty breath freshener. Diets can get truly halitosis-inducing, though, is when they advocate skipping entire food groups.

Bad breath can practically smell like death
April 18, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Having halitosis is no picnic, particularly once you are told what your breath smells like. The most common compound scenting bad breath is hydrogen sulfide - the chemical that gives rotten eggs their unmistakable odor - but another putrid molecule, cadaverine, appears in bad breath in significant quantities as well.

Kippers kick bad breath into high gear
April 14, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Certain foods and beverages are known for their ability to cause bad breath. These include garlic, onions, milk, coffee and savory meats. However, one food product that has gone into decline in the U.S. - the kipper snack - used to be on the minds and breath of countless Americans.

In the fight against halitosis, probiotics had a great year
April 11, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
From specialty breath freshening rinses to odor-neutralizing tablets, a number of ways to knock out bad breath are available for the individuals who need them. One of the most cutting-edge methods of fighting halitosis is oral care probiotics, a system of bacterial replacement that can muscle out oral odor quite effectively.

Bad breath can undercut authority
April 8, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Having halitosis is no picnic, and having it used against you in an argument or a struggle for authority can be especially embarrassing. Many individuals with bad breath choose to use specialty breath fresheners into order to lessen their oral odor and to give others others less to comment on during a verbal debate.

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April 6, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
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Bad breath from coffee can ruin romantic moments
April 6, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Coffee is a popular beverage in the U.S., which means that coffee-related halitosis is a problem for numerous adults. Americans drink more than 146 billion cups of the stuff every year, according to the Coffee Statistics Report. This flood of java puts millions of mouths at risk for bad breath.

Milk causes bad breath in several ways
April 4, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Drinking milk is good for bone and skin health, but it rarely does breath any good. A glass of milk can cause a very distinct form of halitosis, often called "milk breath." However, beyond this common ailment, dairy products may cause bad breath through the less common route of lactose intolerance.

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