All Oral Health News articles

December 2011

Bad breath causes range from common oral health problems to rare, gross diseases
December 26, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
What's causing your bad breath? Hopefully not one of these stomach-churning oral conditions.

Getting rid of tonsil stones and bad breath doesn't have to be hard
December 23, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
If you have bad breath for no apparent reason, it could be due to tonsil stones.

Different toothpaste brands have different effects on bad breath
December 23, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
Though you may think that all toothpaste brands are alike, some are better than the rest when it comes to nipping bad breath in the bud.

Smoking boosts bad breath and the risk of periodontal disease
December 20, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
Why use a product that gives you bad breath and radically increases your risk of gum and jaw infections?

Here's how to whiten your teeth at home while busting bad breath
December 16, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
Whitening your teeth at home has never been more effective, provided you choose the right type of product. If you go with cheap whiteners, you might regret it.

K12 Probiotics can leave your mouth bad breath-free
December 15, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
Though other products may claim to eliminate bad breath-causing bacteria, K12 Probiotics are the real deal.

Toothpastes with zinc can clear up morning breath in seconds
December 12, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
Some people consider trying radical ways to keep their mouths closed at night. But sleeping on your stomach does not guarantee that your maw will stay shut, and tying up your lower jaw is just a bad idea. So what can be done to nip morning breath in the bud?

Specialty tongue scrapers do more than preventing halitosis
December 12, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
Do you scrape your tongue? Few people do. While the benefits of tongue scraping seem pretty obvious to anyone who's ever had a case of bad breath, many folks skip it in the interest of wrapping up their oral cleaning routine as quickly as possible.

Hate dog bad breath? Wait till you smell polar bear bad breath!
December 8, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
Polar bears subsist on a diet that is almost tailor-made to generate halitosis. In humans and other mammals, oral bacteria thrive especially when an individual eats a fat- and meat-heavy diet. (Think of the Dukan's diet, which reportedly gives people halitosis that is out of this world.)

Worried that you have bad breath? You're probably not being neurotic
December 7, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
While worrying about oral odor may make you feel a little neurotic, it's much more likely that you simply really do have bad breath.

What is halitosis? How can I get rid of it?
December 6, 2011 - Oral Care Industry News
What causes oral odor? Where does it come from? Why does your mouth occasionally smell even when you haven't had anything pungent to eat or drink? And most importantly, how can you get rid of it instead of just masking it temporarily?

Got a canker sore? You may have bad breath too
December 5, 2011 - The Science of Bad Breath
Unlike colds sores, which occur on the outside of the lips and are caused by a virus, canker sores are bacterial in origin. It isn't microbes alone that cause them, though. They need something to lower your mouth's natural immunity first.

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