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New campaign encourages welfare recipients to brush teeth in New Zealand

October 8, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
New Zealand's recent oral health campaign is raising eyebrows. See how it stacks up compared to U.S. methods. Click to read article

Study: Daily sugar intake must be reduced

September 30, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
The average American consumes about 3 pounds of sugar each week. It's time to start cutting back. Click to read article

Baseball players and chewing tobacco

September 24, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
After the death of hall of famer Tony Gwynn and Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's struggle with squamous cell carcinoma, health officials are taking a deeper look into the connection between baseball and smokeless tobacco. Click to read article

CDC: Millions of kids don't have preventive dental care

September 18, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Millions of infants, children and adolescents in the U.S. are not receiving preventive dental services, according to a September 2014 report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Click to read article

Ditch your hollow-head toothbrush

September 8, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Electric toothbrushes with hollow heads may retain up to 3,000 times the bacterial growth than those with solid heads. Click to read article

September is Healthy Aging Month

September 4, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
If you think you're too old to reinvent your oral hygiene routine, think again. Click to read article

World's first conference on indigenous oral health

August 26, 2014 -
Dental experts are gathering at the University of Adelaide in South Australia to narrow the gap between indigenous and non-indigenous oral health.  Click to read article

What are oral care probiotics and what do they do?

August 6, 2014 - The Science of Bad Breath
Probiotics help support your body's ability to protect against cavities, bad breath, gum disease and even sore throats. Click to read article

Leading cause of cavities, S. mutans, evolved over time

July 31, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
In a recent study, researchers analyzed how the cavity-causing bacteria S. mutans adapted to humans' diets. Click to read article

9 most common tooth brushing mistakes

July 29, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Here are the top nine mistakes people make when brushing their teeth. Click to read article

Get rid of garlic breath

June 30, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Garlic is a main offender of bad breath. Find out how to get rid of halitosis! Click to read article

Periodontal bacteria disable immune system cells

June 24, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
A keystone pathogen called Porphyromonas gingivalis disarms the immune system to cause inflammation in many forms of gum disease.  Click to read article

Some saliva substitutes for dry mouth erode enamel

June 5, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Some saliva substitutes used to treat severe forms of dry mouth - such as for people who have undergone chemotherapy - in fact worsen their oral health. Click to read article

New technique to expose pathogen-causing bacteria in mouth

May 21, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
A new approach that color-codes bacteria in the oral cavity could lead to new methods of treating bacterial infections. Click to read article

3 easy tricks to reduce the risk of cavities

May 15, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
These simple, little-known tips can help fight off tooth decay as well as bad breath.  Click to read article

1 in 3 Americans didn't visit a dentist last year

May 5, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
According to a new Gallup poll, about one-third of Americans reported not visiting the dentists within the past 12 months. Income, more than age, race or geographic location, makes the most difference.  Click to read article

Anti-aging ingredient found in green tea

April 29, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Camellia sinensis leaf, commonly referred to as green tea extract, has antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic properties and is used in TheraBreath Plus Oral Rinse.  Click to read article

Kitchen a source of drug-resistant bacteria

April 22, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
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 - Oral Care Industry News
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

The mobile dentistry movement

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

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April 10, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
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

Surprising foods that whiten your teeth

March 26, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
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

Don't stress - your breath will thank you

March 21, 2014 - The Science of Bad Breath
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

Tune in to oral health podcasts

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

Is dry mouth an age-related condition?

March 14, 2014 - The Science of Bad Breath
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

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