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Kitchen a source of drug-resistant bacteria

April 22, 2014 - According to a new study, cutting boards used to prepare raw poultry can become contaminated with antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as E. coli.  Click to read article

Communication is key during dentist visit

April 18, 2014 - Most dentists who have dissatisfied patients are not aware of it, according to a new study. To experience a pleasant visit, it's helpful to speak up. Click to read article

What are sugar alcohols in gum?

April 15, 2014 - The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has recognized the dental benefits of sugar alcohols, namely xylitol. Click to read article

The mobile dentistry movement

April 14, 2014 - In a new wave of dentistry, mobile hygienists can clean teeth anywhere. Click to read article

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April 10, 2014 - Alcohol causes a host of health problems, from liver disease to heart issues to halitosis. This month, U.S. health officials are raising awareness about this drug.  Click to read article

Allergy season is in the air: Is your breath ready?

April 10, 2014 - With trees in bloom and pollen airborne, many people suffer from allergies, a cause of bad breath.  Click to read article

The story of dentist who lived with Anne Frank

April 4, 2014 - Research has uncovered the compelling tale of Dr. Friedrich "Fritz" Pfeffer, Anne Frank's roommate. Click to read article

The largest extinction in Earth's history

April 2, 2014 - 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. Click to read article

Good oral habits for preventing pneumonia

April 1, 2014 - 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. Click to read article

Is gum on the outs?

March 27, 2014 - Americans have turned to gum to fight bad breath throughout history, but U.S. sales have declined drastically in the past few years. Click to read article

Surprising foods that whiten your teeth

March 26, 2014 - While coffee, berries, wine and other food and drink can stain the teeth, certain foods can actually enhance the whiteness of your smile. Click to read article

Getting into selfie mode

March 24, 2014 - Here are some tips on how to snap a selfie that will rake in the most response.   Click to read article

Don't stress - your breath will thank you

March 21, 2014 - Stress can dry the mouth and, in turn, cause bad breath. However, there are many ways to cut stress from your day-to-day life.  Click to read article

Celebrating National Nutrition Month

March 20, 2014 - Diet plays a key role in your oral health. Discover the best ways to protect your pearly whites - and your waistline - during National Nutrition Month and beyond. Click to read article

Tune in to oral health podcasts

March 19, 2014 - For techies interested in dental tips and advice, here's a perfect way to stay in the loop. Click to read article

Spring break 2014: Keeping teeth fresh and white

March 18, 2014 - Wherever you go on spring break, here are some tips about how to keep your pearly whites looking as good as your beach body. Click to read article

3 simple tips for protecting your enamel

March 17, 2014 - Enamel is the tooth's defensive shell that protects against harmful substances, and erosion of this shell can't be reversed. That's why it's so important to keep your enamel strong and healthy. Click to read article

Is dry mouth an age-related condition?

March 14, 2014 - While people of all ages can develop dry mouth, older adults are at greater risk due in great part to common medications. Click to read article

Is a web-enabled toothbrush a thing of the future?

March 13, 2014 - Many people love their smartphones for their ability to perform a wide variety of functions - apps can do everything from allow you to watch videos to repell mosquitos using high frequency sound waves. Click to read article

The link between kidney and oral health

March 11, 2014 - National Kidney Month is upon us, so it's time to get informed about kidney disease, which can lead to bad breath, dry mouth and even gum disease. Click to read article

Protecting yourself against 'superbugs'

March 10, 2014 - Superbugs like C. diff have become increasingly common in hospitals. Discover how to keep this harmful type of bacteria at bay. Click to read article

Taking care of your dog's oral health

March 7, 2014 - Long-lasting dog breath is often a red flag of an underlying health issue. Click to read article

Join the Monster-Free Mouths Movement!

March 6, 2014 - What's the best way to get ahold of youngsters' attention? Games, of course. The AAPD launched a good-guy-versus-bad-guy game to stop mouth monsters in their tracks. Click to read article

The FDA's new anti-smoking campaign

March 5, 2014 - In the new campaign, the FDA shows the costs of smoking, ranging from gum disease to smoker's breath to stained teeth. Click to read article

8 dental tips for older Americans

March 4, 2014 - Between Mother Nature's toothbrush and your body's use of vitamin D, here are a number of things you may not realize about everyday dental upkeep. Click to read article

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