All Oral Care Information articles

September 2011

Dentists may be poorly educated about diagnosing, treating bad breath
September 30, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
When it comes to recognizing and treating bad breath, new research suggests that you shouldn't necessarily rely on your dentist to do all the legwork. A study conducted among a group of dental school students found that many were unaware of the oral causes of, and appropriate treatments for, halitosis.

Scientists develop litmus test for bad breath
September 30, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
There are several ways to detect bad breath. The simplest is the tried-and-true sniff test, in which you breathe or cough into your cupped hands and then smell the result. However, this method doesn't always work very well, which is one reason why scientists are continually developing new and more accurate ways to pinpoint halitosis.

Plumes of Bad Breath, Oral Compounds Help Rescuers Find Trapped Humans
September 30, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Do you care about your bad breath enough to consider using TheraBreath's specialty mouth freshening products? If so, you may be interested in some of the wild directions that breath research has gone in lately.

Dr. Katz Recommends Oxygenating, Mouth-Moistening Rinses for Bad Breath
September 26, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings

TheraBreath Toothpaste & Lozenges now available at Target
September 23, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings

Morning breath: Halitosis at its funkiest
September 22, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Most people suffer from morning breath at one point or another, but few know exactly why they have it. If you associate this form of halitosis with a dry mouth, you're well on your way to understanding how such bad breath occurs, as well as how to eliminate it.

Herbs are not necessarily a halitosis cure
September 21, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
If you're in need of a halitosis cure, you may need to look no farther than a specialty breath freshening kit, especially one that includes a tongue scraper, an odor-neutralizing rinse and a daily probiotics regimen. Such products can be a radical improvement over complementary breath freshening methods, like chewing herbs or roots.

Specialty rinses nix halitosis and ensure healthy gums
September 20, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Just as most folks have difficulty smelling their own bad breath, many people are under the impression that that have healthy gums when, in fact, they don't. By avoiding specialty oral care products and leaving gum tissue to its own devices, you are essentially inviting gingivitis to make itself at home.

Post-Nasal Drip Can Cause Bad Breath, Especially During Allergy Season
September 19, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Suffering from post-nasal drip can be a real drag, particularly if you have seasonal allergies. Not only can sinus drainage lead to coughing and sore throat, but it may also result in powerful bad breath. This is a problem that TheraBreath offers numerous specialty solutions for.

Dietary supplements can replace fresh breath with bad breath
September 15, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Without specialty breath care products, maintaining fresh breath can be a real chore. Not only do plenty of foods and beverages lead to halitosis, but vitamin supplements occasionally do the same, according to an article published by the popular health resource LiveStrong.

Is treating bad breath with peppers a good idea?
September 13, 2011 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
So you want to know if treating bad breath with chili peppers is a good idea? Well, I can tell you that your family is on the right track, even though they are ultimately wrong about using spices for halitosis.

Tooth infections, signalled by bad breath, can be dangerous
September 13, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
If you've ever suffered from bad breath and a toothache at the same time, then prepare to be shocked. Recently, it was reported that a 24-year-old Cincinnati resident died after letting an aching jaw (caused by an infected tooth) get out of hand.

Which Preventable Action Leads to Bad Breath?
September 12, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings

Venus Williams announces she has dry mouth-causing autoimmune disorder
September 7, 2011 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Dry mouth is one of the prime causes of bad breath, but not everyone has control over the moisture level of their palate. Besides being caused by smoking, aerobic exercise, heavy panting, anxiety or mouth breathing, a dry tongue may also be the result of Sjogren's syndrome. Fortunately, TheraBreath makes a specialty product that can address bad breath caused by an arid palate.

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