All Oral Health News articles

November 2011

Tonsil stone treatment doesn't need to be radical
November 25, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
If you're thinking of more radical tonsil stone treatments, beware.

Garlic may prevent heart disease but not halitosis
November 24, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
The key to this effect? None other than hydrogen sulfide, the stinky compound associated with halitosis, garlic and rotten eggs.

The best teeth whitening kits freshen your breath too
November 23, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
The most useful teeth whitening products are gel-based. This may not seem like it would make all that much difference, but are you willing to wager your teeth on it?

Here's how to get rid of tonsil stones and bad breath
November 19, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
Gargling with a specialty breath freshening rinse may do the trick, dislodging tonsil stones and minimizing bad breath all at once. Try to stick to oxygenating products that are made with all-natural ingredients.

How many causes of halitosis can you name?
November 18, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
If you're interested in figuring out what keeps giving you bad breath, here is a compendious, but by no means complete, list of the things that lead to halitosis. See how many you knew!

Prevent ear infections, treat gum disease with...chewing gum!
November 16, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
The results were nothing less than astounding. Based on the three studies, the Canadian team determined that kids who chewed xylitol gum had a much lower risk of developing middle ear infections.

Dry mouth syndrome can leave a stench in your mouth
November 15, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
Here are two dry mouth syndromes that can cause chronic halitosis and poor dental health.

Occasionally, chronic bad breath causes social anxiety disorder
November 11, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
Ironically, at least one of the physical symptoms of social anxiety can cause bad breath to get worse.

Specialty toothpaste brands can bust up bad breath
November 10, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
At TheraBreath, we're not content with lackluster performance. Our toothpastes are designed to reduce oral odor both now and in the long run.

M18 Probiotics can make halitosis a thing of the past
November 9, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
Unlike alcohol-based mouthwashes and toothpastes that contain synthetic chemicals, probiotic rinses relieve halitosis the natural way. Think of it as working with bacteria rather than against them.

Yuck! Blech! What causes dry mouth?
November 5, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
Ask an oral health expert what causes dry mouth, and they can give you a laundry list.

Pregnancy gingivitis, bad breath and periodontal disease: What to watch for
November 4, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
What happens when pregnancy gingivitis goes untreated? It can seem like a little inflammation and soreness is no big deal, but scientists say otherwise.

Aktiv K12 probiotics can knock bad breath down a peg
November 2, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
Your mouth is a place that about 600 species of microbes call home. Just as you need food, moisture and shelter, so do they...

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