All Oral Care Information articles

May 2012

Women are reportedly more likely to have phobia of halitosis
May 31, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
It is becoming more common among adults, and it disproportionately affects women.

Probiotic Care kills Bad Breath, while Triclosan Encourages Antibiotic Resistance
May 30, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
If you've been following the oral care headlines lately, you may have noticed more attention being paid to triclosan. What's going on here? What has triclosan got to do with good dental health and fresh breath? Nothing, if the news stories are any indication. Multiple studies have shown that, while natural products like probiotic care kits address bad breath sensibly, those that contain triclosan may be doing more harm than good.

How to eat stinky cheeses without getting bad breath: The Cheese Decrees
May 29, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Cheese decree #3: If you want to go French, expect some stench.

Who has halitosis, and who only thinks they do?
May 26, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
If you think you have bad breath, is there a good chance you're right?

On Memorial Day, Hot Dogs and Hamburgers Cause Bad Breath
May 25, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Memorial Day is just around the corner, and that means parades, beach trips and, of course, barbecues. Hamburgers and hot dogs are two staples of the holiday, something that lots of folks look forward to. But what they may not be thinking about is that franks, wieners, dogs and burgers can cause bad breath.

Betel quid, paan are no cure for bad breath
May 24, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Would you chew tobacco to get rid of halitosis? Well, that's more or less what these stimulants are.

Are canker sores contagious? Can you get them from kissing?
May 23, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Plenty of oral health problems can get passed from mouth to mouth. Can canker sores?

Eating casu marzu? Bring bad breath remedies
May 23, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
And don't forget your goggles...

Can Your Period Cause Halitosis?
May 22, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
As if ladies didn't have enough to worry about, now there's this. According to scientists in Brazil, being on your period can give you halitosis. And not only that, but even before you start menstruating, premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can lead to bad breath.

Huge tonsil stones make bad breath, headlines
May 19, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Nothing quite makes our day like bad breath news about giant tonsil stones.

Ancient bad breath remedies leave something to be desired
May 18, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
If you had halitosis in centuries past, the remedies were anything but appetizing.

Dentist says best mouthwash for bad breath is alcohol-free
May 17, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
If brushing doesn't eliminate oral odor, what does?

More of the world's stinkiest foods, and how to get rid of bad breath caused by them
May 16, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Here are seven more of humanity's foulest foods.

For the worst-smelling foods, you'll need the best mouthwash
May 15, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
To fight off the stinkiest of meal-caused mouth odors, it takes more than just a basic rinse. You'll need the best mouthwash.

International Study Broadens Benefits of BLIS K12 Probiotics
May 14, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
TheraBreath's own BLIS K12 probiotics got a bit of a boost this year, as a recently published study has confirmed that the specialty breath freshener has even more benefits than once thought. The report found that this particular brand of probiotic treatment may prevent oral candidiasis by keeping its pathogens from sticking to the walls of the mouth.

Durian: King of fruits, king of bad breath causes
May 12, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Its smell is almost impossible to describe or ignore, whether it's in a fruit market or on your palate. Durian is one of the all-time worst bad breath causes.

Bad Breath Generates Weird Science, Odd Research
May 10, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
One of the perks of being a bad breath expert is that you get to monitor the state of halitosis research. While in other fields it might be boring to read hundreds of studies and sift through reams of data, for me there's nothing better than hunkering down with the latest investigations into the causes of and treatments for oral odor. That's because bad breath occasionally generates some seriously weird research.

Dr. Katz asks Ontarians to say 'Ahhhh'
May 7, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Whether he's in his world-renowned breath clinics or on the road, our very own Dr. Katz has made it his mission to spread the word about bad breath prevention. Recently, his travels took him to southwest Ontario, where he used a halimeter and a headful of knowledge about halitosis to teach customers at the Covent Garden Market about bad breath.

For bad breath, removing tonsil stones works better than removing teeth
May 4, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Imagine going to sleep in the dentist's chair and waking up without any teeth. This nightmare really happened for one Polish man!

K12 Probiotics kill Bad Breath and Prevent Infection
May 2, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
If your bad breath just isn't going away, no matter what you do, then perhaps it's time you switched to K12 probiotics. These all-natural specialty breath fresheners fight fire with fire, using bacteria to combat the odor-causing microbes that live in your mouth. And they really work, as three separate studies just reaffirmed.

Woman tries diet to minimize one of the rarer causes of halitosis
May 1, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Trimethylaminuria is a rare cause of bad breath.

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