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July 2013

Study Reveals Oral Health Link Between Soda and Drug use
July 31, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
The consumption of soda on a regular basis has a laundry list of bad side effects on an individual. A new study recently revealed that it may damage teeth in a manner similar to that of methamphetamine and crack cocaine use.

America's Worst Meal will Leave You with Bad Breath
July 29, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
On July 2, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CPSI) found the worst restaurant meals through laboratory tests from the organization. The winner goes to the unbelievable Big Catch meal at Long John Silver's, which consists of fried fish, onion rings and hush puppies. This massive heart attack on a plate contains a whopping 33 grams of trans fat, 1,320 calories, nearly 3,700 grams of sodium and 19 grams of saturated fat. Phew, are you exhausted just thinking about this unhealthy meal? Just imagine the bad breath that you could suffer from after eating this meal.

Is your medication causing dry mouth?
July 23, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Dry mouth is a common side effect of many prescription medications, but not everyone is aware that these drugs can create additional issues. 

A Personal Message from Dr. Katz
July 19, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings

Stay hydrated during the heat wave
July 18, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Most of the country is experiencing above-normal temperatures, making it even more important to stay hydrated. 

Make your wedding day a fresh one
July 17, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
You don't want to worry about having fresh breath at your wedding, so you should take a few precautions to cut bad breath before it starts. 

Kick bad breath with a smoothie
July 16, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Smoothies can soothe your hot mouth and cool you off in the summer as well as help you battle bad breath. 

Exercise is on the rise, but overall health is still suffering
July 10, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
A recent study found that due to eating and other unhealthy habits, physical activity is on the rise in the U.S., but obesity is not. 

Kids' dental health dwindles in summer
July 8, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Summer is primetime for kids getting dental caries, but parents can take a few precautionary measures to ensure their mouths stay clean. 

Healthy options for the fourth of July
July 8, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
The Fourth of July is a celebratory holiday for many, but there's no reason why you should suffer from bad breath because of unhealthy foods. 

Caregiver's Guide to Seniors' Oral Health
July 3, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Issues with the teeth and gums are often a sign of a larger problem in the body. Whether it shows a poor diet, diabetes or cardiovascular disease, the condition of the mouth is not something to put on the back burner. Research has shown that gum disease left untreated can exacerbate these and other chronic health conditions, and affect one's overall wellbeing. While sometimes an individual's poor oral health may be obvious, other times it may only be recognizable by an expert. The mouth is especially important to take note of in seniors or other individuals with serious health conditions.

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