All Oral Health News articles

July 2010

By - Bad Breath Expert
Campaign seeks to raise awareness of adult oral health conditions

July 31, 2010 - The oral health issues faced by adults often change as they grow older. Many of the tissues in the mouth evolve with age, and understanding the dental care needs demanded by different ages may be important to enable adults to avoid problems like bad breath.

Health reform provides few benefits for those lacking dental insurance

July 30, 2010 - Many dental health experts held high hopes that healthcare reform would include measures to extend oral care benefits to the millions of Americans who have no dental insurance. These individuals are vulnerable to a range of conditions, including tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath.

Couples sleep apart to address bad breath problems

July 28, 2010 - In an effort to end sleep disruptions caused by their partner's bad breath and other issues, many couples are now choosing to sleep in separate beds, according to a recent report from the National Sleep Foundation.

Community clinics expand to offer more oral health services

July 22, 2010 - For individuals who lack dental insurance, accessing oral care can be nearly impossible. Yet, without visiting a dentist, these people risk cavities, gum disease and bad breath.

Children risk bullying from bad breath

July 21, 2010 - No one is too young to experience bad breath. While the problem may have the most serious consequences for adults who are looking to succeed in a professional or romantic setting, children may experience significant setbacks due to the problem as well.

Dieters risk halitosis

July 20, 2010 - The decision to go on a diet can help individuals shed excess weight, which may provide a range of health benefits. However, if dieting is not done correctly, these people risk developing bad breath.

Poor oral hygiene tied to a range of health problems

July 17, 2010 - Individuals who have poor oral hygiene face many problems, such as tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath. However, recent studies have shown that those who do not brush regularly risk other health problems that aren't limited to the mouth.

Acidic foods may contribute to bad breath

July 15, 2010 - Many parents may offer their children sugar-free foods as an alternative to heavily sweetened snacks. These foods can result in a range of oral health problems, including bad breath, cavities and gum disease.

More smokers end their bad breath by quitting

July 13, 2010 - As part of a trend that may help more people prevent bad breath as well as a range of other health problems, health officials across the country report that the numbers of smokers are continuing to decline.

Bad breath hampers confidence, job performance

July 8, 2010 - In today's competitive job market, confidence is key. However, a recent study found that many young professionals worry that their breath isn't up to par, and that halitosis may harm them in their career.

Wrigley settles lawsuit over exaggerated bad breath claims

July 8, 2010 - Many chewing gums claim to fix bad breath problems, but these claims can sometimes go too far. W.M. Wrigley Jr. has agreed to pay a settlement worth $7 million to consumers after a lawsuit alleged that the claims made about the brand's Eclipse gum exaggerated its breath-freshening power.

Avoiding dental care may contribute to bad breath

July 7, 2010 - Due to the slumping economy and fears of job losses, many individuals have decided to delay seeking dental care. However, experts say that the decision could lead to many oral health problems, including bad breath.

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