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Fortifying saliva's defenses to fight cavities

November 21, 2014 - The Science of Bad Breath
Harvard and MIT scientists are developing ways to increase the shield-like bacteria in saliva to fight cavities. Click to read article

How often should I visit the dentist?

November 6, 2014 - The Science of Bad Breath
Though the one-size-fits-all approach may not be right for everyone, twice-a-year visits are a good place to start. Click to read article

How do I know if I have gingivitis?

October 24, 2014 - The Science of Bad Breath
Experiencing red, swollen and tender gums is a main symptom of gingivitis, or early-stage gum disease. Click to read article

What are oral care probiotics and what do they do?

August 4, 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

Don't stress - your breath will thank you

March 20, 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

Is dry mouth an age-related condition?

March 13, 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

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

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

Go First Class program improves oral health

August 22, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
A new army program aims to improve the dental hygiene of soldiers across the country.  Click to read article

Nursing homes and oral healthcare

August 5, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
The oral healthcare of patients in nursing homes across the nation is sub-par, and there isn't a lot being done about it.  Click to read article

Today is National Drive Thru Day, but should you celebrate?

July 24, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
July 24 is National Drive Thru Day, but you may want to think twice about what you order at a fast food restaurant.  Click to read article

What the summer may mean for your oral health

July 22, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
Research shows that moderate exposure to the sun can have a positive side effect on your smile.  Click to read article

Parents should be wary about pediatric tooth decay

July 9, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
Although some parents may not think of it, tooth decay is a major concern in young toddlers.  Click to read article

Stay hydrated while working out

July 8, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
Working out during the summer may cause you to sweat more, but you should stay hydrated to keep the entire body healthy.  Click to read article

Could there be an end in sight for root canals?

July 2, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
Researchers are finding a way to eliminate the need for root canals through stem cells.  Click to read article

Don't give into gimmicks for oral health

May 23, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
A major oral healthcare company recently applied for a patent for an energy?-enhancing and appetite suppressing toothbrush, but don't give into the gimmicks.  Click to read article

Bad breath smelling robots developed in Japan

May 20, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
In the future, you may be able to have a bad breath diagnosis from a snarky robot.  Click to read article

Don't let allergies get you down

May 15, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
Spring is one of the worst seasons for allergy sufferers, but keeping allergens and dust in the home at bay can prevent against uncomfortable issues. Click to read article

Protect your mouth during pregnancy

May 1, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
Gum disease is a common ailment pregnant women experience, but there are several steps you can take to decrease the risk for you and baby. Click to read article

Kick bad habits once and for all

April 24, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
Chewing on your nails or a pen cap may be a nervous habit, but it may be causing you bad breath. Click to read article

Don't stress out over the dentist

April 18, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
Many individuals are fearful of going to the dentist, but this can create increased risks for oral health ailments and future problems. Click to read article

Childhood obesity and plate size

April 8, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
A recent study found that children who are given larger plates will on average serve themselves a larger portion of food and consume more calories. Click to read article

Your breath has a fingerprint

April 5, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
Researchers are working to develop a breath detector that works to determine illnesses of a person. Click to read article

Survey finds low percentage of children with good oral health practices

April 3, 2013 - The Science of Bad Breath
A survey conducted by Delta Dental finds that children are not practicing an adequate oral health regimen. Click to read article

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