All Oral Health News articles

September 2011

Treating bad breath involves knowing what it's made of
September 27, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
So you have halitosis and you want to get rid of it? Leave it to the experts at TheraBreath, who have spent years investigating the causes of oral odor. They know that treating bad breath, not to mention other oral health conditions, often means knowing what makes breath bad in the first place.

Bad breath causes include vitamin deficiencies
September 22, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
Whether you suffer from chronic halitosis or sporadic oral odor, it can be hard to identify bad breath causes. After all, while few things contribute freshening breath - namely, reigning in bacterial growth by using an oxygenating oral product - many different factors can ruin your breath, often in a matter of minutes.

Studies indicate that specialty rinses can neutralize morning breath
September 21, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
It's not easy waking up with morning breath every day. This form of halitosis is not only pungent but also nearly impossible to prevent. After all, how are you supposed to train your mouth to stay closed all night?

Scientists create 'breathalyzer' for swine flu, halitosis
September 20, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
You may have read about breathalyzer-like devices that can sniff out halitosis, but did you know that a new technology can do the same for influenza?

Periodontal disease turns mouths into bad breath factories
September 19, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
Though it can do much worse, one of the most noticeable side effects of periodontal disease is halitosis. An infection of this kind can be quite serious, ultimately putting more than your breath at risk, which is one reason why it is important to use specialty breath fresheners that neutralize the oral bacteria that cause gum disease.

Xylitol teeth-whitening gum leaves breath fresh
September 15, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
If you've ever popped a stick of sugar-free gum and wondered why it didn't immediately reduce your bad breath, you may have been chewing a product that didn't contain xylitol. This substance is widely considered to be a teeth-whitening magic bullet in the ongoing fight against halitosis and dental decay.

'Life hackers' use probiotics to skirt bad breath
September 15, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
You may have heard the term probiotics without knowing precisely what it refers to or what bearing it has on bad breath. Many people find that they associate the word with the promotion of good digestion and a healthy gut, which is one of the main uses of probiotic products. However, these days people are also putting probiotics to work in the battle against halitosis.

Bad breath and tonsil stones go hand in hand
September 8, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
What is a tonsil stone, and what does it have to do with halitosis? While you may not be familiar with the term "tonsillolith" or what it represents - a small accumulation of smelly gunk on your tonsils - you're probably quite aware of the halitosis they cause, even if you've never connected the two things in your mind before.

Probiotics can put bad breath in its place
September 7, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
Have you read about the amazing things that probiotics can accomplish? Did you wonder what exactly these products are? If so, read on. Below is a description of probiotic kits for oral health, which are a group of products in the vanguard of anti-halitosis technology.

Antimicrobial mouthrinses are practically a halitosis life saver
September 2, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
Looking for a halitosis life saver? Specialty breath freshening mouthwashes can knock out oral bacteria and dramatically reduce bad breath, but by definition, a total cure for bad breath does not exist.

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