All Oral Care Information articles

February 2012

TheraBreath's Specialty Breath Fresheners can Beat Halitosis for Folks of all Body Types
February 29, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Halitosis is inevitable, which is one reason why TheraBreath offers such a wide array of breath freshening products. With so many specialty items available, like toothpastes, alcohol-free mouthwashes, mints, lozenges, tongue scrapers, tooth-whitening kits and probiotics, there's little excuse for suffering through bad breath.

To Avoid a Breathalyzer Mix-up, use an Alcohol-free Mouthwash for Your Bad Breath
February 27, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
So here's an odd little conundrum: If you'd like to have sweet-smelling breath the next time you're pulled over, it's highly advisable that you use mouthwash every day. (After all, you can't predict when you'll be stopped by cops, unless you're planning on speeding.) However, unless you use an alcohol-free mouthwash, there is a chance that your anti-halitosis regimen can land you a DUI charge.

Today in history: Modernized toothbrushes stop using swine hair to deliver toothpaste, kill bad breath
February 24, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Toothpaste-lovers, rejoice!

When it comes to bad breath, a tongue scraper can make all the difference
February 23, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Do you have a tongue scraper? Many people don't, even though these specialty instruments are one of the keys to fresh breath.

Occasionally, bad breath kills
February 22, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Can bad breath be lethal? You be the judge.

Crash Diet Including a Tongue Patch
February 21, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
There is a 30-day diet that is making headlines in Los Angeles. reported on the new Tongue Patch diet has been done to sixty seven patients and counting. Plastic surgeon Dr. Nikolas Chugay is using a FDA approved material to place a patch on his patient s tongue for thirty days. This patch makes chewing extremely difficult and painful, leading the patients to only drink liquids for the thirty days that the patch is in place.

White spots on the tonsils: A sure sign of bad breath
February 21, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
If you can see little flecks or white spots on your tonsils, you almost certainly have bad breath. Here's why.

Article on Halitosis gets it Mostly Right
February 16, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings

What does Leap Day have to do with bad breath?
February 16, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
They couldn't possibly have anything to do with one another, right? Well, if you look hard enough, you can spot little connections between our halitosis and the extra day we tack onto the calendar.

Couldn't get rid of bad breath on Valentine's Day? Here's why
February 14, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Having halitosis on Valentine's Day can be a real romance-killer, especially if you try to eliminate it but just can't get rid of bad breath.

And we Thought Getting Halitosis from Kissing was Bad Enough...
February 13, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Oh dear, how shall we put this one delicately. You see, at TheraBreath we come across dozens and dozens of news stories every week about the connection between bad breath and bacteria. But when this one hit our desk, we were flabbergasted: According to a new study out of Russia, men may get bad breath from a sexually transmitted disease (STD). You think you've read it all, and then...

Halitosis: It's real, so don't overintellectualize it!
February 13, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Occasionally, it's tempting to overthink the existence of halitosis. Do I really have it? Is it really even a thing? Yes, you do, and yes, unfortunately, it is.

Odor-fighting TheraBreath toothpaste wins gold medal for taste
February 13, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Not many specialty toothpaste brands can brag that their product's taste has won a gold medal. But we can.

Newspaper reader needs bad breath remedies ASAP
February 13, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
You know your partner's halitosis is bad when you're writing to a nationally syndicated newspaper asking for advice on bad breath remedies.

Resolve to Quit Smoking and Get Fresh Breath!
February 9, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
It hardly bears repeating, but we might as well say it again: Smoking is one of the most powerful causes of bad breath in existence. It's not the most common reason we get oral odor - that title goes to the microbes in your mouth - but tobacco use can quickly trample your fresh breath into a smelly mess.

Stick to all-natural toothpaste brands for bad breath
February 9, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Now that we've told you what NOT to buy, here are the ingredients you'll find in the world's best toothpaste brands for bad breath.

Natural Toothpaste
February 9, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Now that we've told you what NOT to buy, here are the ingredients you'll find in the world's best toothpaste brands for bad breath.

At least one mouthwash brand used to make cigarettes
February 8, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
We are not making this up. And no, we are not the mouthwash brand in question.

The long, gross history of periodontal disease
February 3, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Fair warning: Do not read this blog post before or during a meal.

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