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Rising Smoke of E-cigarettes: More Users and Oral Health Problems
October 29, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Electronic cigarettes have been hitting the market hard. The battery powered-devices that deliver nicotine vapors are gaining ground among every age group, according to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Get a Blindingly White, Celebrity-worthy Teeth
October 24, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Hugh Jackman. Emma Stone. Halle Berry. (Hallelujah, she's got a smile). You name it, all these celebrities have picture-perfect teeth, which many of us seek to emulate. But what's the best natural way to do whiten your smile? Teeth-whitening? Dedicated brushing after every meal? That's a start.
New Oral Care Appliance Helps Fight Gum Disease
October 22, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
On the whole, people care about their teeth - what they look like, how they feel and how white they can get. However, our pearlies are only half the equation of a healthy smile, as our gums play a larger role than we might think.
Zombies' ghastly oral health on 'The Walking Dead'
October 21, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Zombies far and away exhibit the worst gum disease and bad breath. Discover how to keep them and their problems at bay.
The Unexpected Perks of Chocolate Cupcake Day
October 16, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Everyone loves a tasty cupcake. Lucky for chocoholics, this Friday, Oct. 18, is National Chocolate Cupcake Day. You might think that National Chocolate Cupcake Day would be a pain for dentists; however, dark cocoa can actually be good for your teeth. Yes, you read correctly. In small doses, this drool-worthy food can be healthy.
The far-reaching impact of sleep on oral health
October 15, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Getting a good night's sleep can tackle the worst problems of oral hygiene, including gum disease and dry mouth.
For Halloween candy, frequency, not quantity, increases risk for cavities
October 14, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Eating treats throughout the day is worse for oral health than gorging. Find out why.
Ad Council Campaign Successful in First Year
October 11, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
One year ago, the Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives announced a campaign to encourage parents to promote good oral hygiene habits in their children. The Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign received more than $33 million in free ad time and space donations from TV, print, outdoor and digital media outlets. The widespread publicity of the campaign urged parents to encourage their children to brush twice a day for two minutes to avoid tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath.
Smiling for National Dental Hygiene Month
October 8, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
October is National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM). To celebrate, buy yourself a new toothbrush, a pack of floss, some oral rinse and a wad of gum. After all, the cornerstones of a healthy mouth are "brushing, flossing, rinsing and chewing," which is the motto of the program.
New Study Looks to Brighten Kids' Smiles
October 2, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
In recent health news, a dental study is examining babies' teeth to learn how to better prevent tooth decay in young children.
Peter Griffin from 'Family Guy' has bad case of halitosis!
October 1, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
New England dad Peter Griffin comes down with some foul breath. How did he get rid of it?