All Oral Care Information articles

April 2014

Do you ever get dry mouth?
April 30, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings

Dry mouth during public speaking
April 28, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Public speaking can be a doozy for your mouth, since all that jibber jabber dries out salivary glands. Read how to prevent dry mouth when in the spotlight.

Have plans after dinner?
April 24, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings

'Game of Thrones:' Rotten oral health of the white walkers
April 24, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
To get all that tartar off those teeth, white walkers might need some dragonglass dental equipment. Lucky for us, there are easier solutions to combat bad breath and gum disease.

What are sugar alcohols in gum?
April 15, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has recognized the dental benefits of sugar alcohols, namely xylitol.

Slimmest and Fattest Cities in US
April 10, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
A new Gallup poll has revealed the cities in the U.S. with the most obese populations. For the third year in a row, the city with the lowest obesity rate in the U.S. continues to be in Boulder, Colo., at 12.4 percent. As for large communities with a population of more than 1 million, Memphis had the highest rate at 31.9 percent.

Allergy season is in the air: Is your breath ready?
April 10, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
With trees in bloom and pollen airborne, many people suffer from allergies, a cause of bad breath. 

The story of dentist who lived with Anne Frank
April 4, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Research has uncovered the compelling tale of Dr. Friedrich "Fritz" Pfeffer, Anne Frank's roommate.

CDC: 1 in 25 US Hospital Patients Acquire Infections
April 2, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
According to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in 25 patients in U.S. hospitals came down with an infection while in care units in 2011.

The largest extinction in Earth's history
April 2, 2014 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Methane-producing microbes may be the culprit for the largest mass extinction in Earth's history. The extinction has an intriguing connection to bad breath.

Good oral habits for preventing pneumonia
April 1, 2014 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
The same types of microorganisms that cause bad breath can also lead to pneumonia, which is why it's important to practice good oral health habits.

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