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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

The link between kidney and oral health

March 11, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
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 - Oral Care Industry News
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

The FDA's new anti-smoking campaign

March 5, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
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 - Oral Care Industry News
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

Rinse away bad breath with chlorine dioxide mouthwash

February 25, 2014 - The Science of Bad Breath
Volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs) are the main culprit of bad breath. In a recent CNN article, an author advocated using mouthwash that contains chlorine dioxide to fight off stinky VSCs. Click to read article

Oral cancer rates rising among young adults

February 21, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
A new study shows an alarming rise in oral cancers among young adults, and the human papillomavirus, or HPV, may be the cause.  Click to read article

February is National Children's Dental Health Month

February 3, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
In February, National Children's Dental Health Month looks to boost awareness about the importance of a problem-free smile. Discover the fundamentals of maintaining quality oral health for kids. Click to read article

Body produces smell, bad breath when sick

January 29, 2014 - The Science of Bad Breath
A new study from Sweden finds that people start to smell worse when sick. Check out how to overcome the stench. Click to read article

The king and his dentist

January 21, 2014 - The Science of Bad Breath
Discover how an American dentist helped Cambodian King Noradom?, who suffered from toothaches. The cause of the rotting? Find out here. Click to read article

Dry mouth from medication worth a second thought

January 20, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Are you taking a medication that causes dry mouth? Find out which dental health problems might lie in its wake. Click to read article

Avoid bad breath from weight loss-related New Year's resolutions

January 17, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Was losing weight one of your New Year's resolutions? Figure out how to steer clear of bad breath caused by diet and exercise. Click to read article

Making oral hygiene fun for kids

January 16, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Brushing doesn't have to be a bore. Discover how to make oral care engaging for youngsters. Click to read article

Caterpillar uses nicotine breath to ward off enemies

January 7, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
The hornworm caterpillar consumes nicotine-filled leaves of tobacco plants to deter enemies from eating it. Who can blame them? Click to read article

Healthiest packed lunches for kids

January 6, 2014 - Oral Care Industry News
Looking for tasty options for packed lunches? Discover them here! Click to read article

Anti-bacterial chemical in soap and toothpaste may be ineffective

December 17, 2013 - Oral Care Industry News
Triclosan, a chemical in many anti-bacterial products as well as toothpastes and mouthwashes, may be ineffective at preventing against illness.  Click to read article

Concussions and your mouth? New Mamori mouth? guard closes in on goaline

December 3, 2013 - Oral Care Industry News
The mouth and jaw play a big role in concussions. Discover how new mouth? guard technology may help protect against these big-time head injuries. Click to read article

History of the smile

November 21, 2013 - Oral Care Industry News
Take a walk through time to see how smiles - and their cultural significance - have evolved. Click to read article

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