All TheraBreath articles

October 2010

How Do You Tell Someone They Have Bad Breath?
October 29, 2010 - Fresh Breath Happenings
We all have them. That co-worker or friend that always wants to tell you a secret or talk about what he or she did this past weekend. The problem? Bad breath! The smell that makes you want to back away or plug your nose. But, of course, you can t do that. After all, you have to see this person on a daily basis and you don t want to seem mean and hurt anyone s feelings.

Bad breath often interferes with careers
October 28, 2010 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Many people avoid investing in their oral health. They think that if they brush twice a day they will be fine. Any extra expenditure is seen as a potentially poor investment.

Experts talk about the importance of mouthwash
October 28, 2010 - The Science of Bad Breath
Taking proper care of the mouth is one of the most important things a person can do to avoid bad breath. While few people would admit to ignoring oral hygiene completely, many individuals do stop short of practicing the kind of oral care that can fully protect their mouths from harm.

Bad breath may increase around the holidays
October 26, 2010 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
With Halloween less than a week away, the holiday season has begun. Soon after, Thanksgiving will be upon us and then Hanukah, Christmas and New Years. While this festive time marks a time for many families to come together to celebrate with some food, music and revelry, it may also increase the risk of bad breath.

Skipping breakfast may contribute to halitosis
October 25, 2010 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
In today's fast paced world, people are looking to save time wherever they can. For many people, this means skipping breakfast in the morning. However, if you are among those who do not eat breakfast in the morning, you may be putting yourself at risk for bad breath.

Experts warn about the dangers of dry mouth
October 25, 2010 - The Science of Bad Breath
In the absence of moisture in the mouth, odor-causing bacteria can multiply, resulting in stubborn bad breath. If the condition is not taken care of, it can grow worse. This may lead to further problems, such as cavities and gingivitis.

Halloween doesn't have to be a scary time for your breath
October 22, 2010 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
With Halloween just around the corner, people of all ages across the country are thinking of what they are going to dress up as. Some are thinking of something sexy while others have costumes that are a little more ghoulish in mind. However, the one thing that you will want to make sure you don't incorporate into your costume is bad breath.

Probiotics
October 21, 2010 - Fresh Breath Happenings

Parents say that back-to-school dental visits are vital for children
October 19, 2010 - Oral Care Industry News
As winter approaches and children get settled into their school routines, oral health experts are saying that this is a perfect time to take them to see a dentist. Doing so may help them avoid conditions such as bad breath, gingivitis and cavities.

Glee cast member can't stand bad breath
October 18, 2010 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Matthew Morrison, one of the stars of the hit TV show Glee, recently revealed that he would not even consider dating a woman who has bad breath. In fact, halitosis is one of the actor's biggest turnoffs.

Use reliable methods to check your breath
October 15, 2010 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Testing your breath may be an important step in determining whether or not you have halitosis. It is nearly impossible to smell your own breath directly (no, cupping your hand in front of your mouth and sniffing your exhale does not work), and friends and family are often unreliable. They are generally more inclined to avoid offending than delivering the honest truth.

College students need to focus on their breath
October 14, 2010 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
By now, college freshmen across the country are beginning to settle into their new school routine. They have likely found some friends - maybe even a significant other - and are figuring out the demands of their professors. However, as the routine becomes easier, students should remain cautious not to fall into the pitfalls of dorm life.

Bad breath may prevent you from landing your next job
October 12, 2010 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Job markets are tight. New employment opportunities are few and far between. Whether you're changing careers or looking for your first job out of college, you couldn't have picked a much worse time to be looking for work. As bad as things are, there are few signs that they will begin getting better any time soon.

Groups work to raise awareness of the importance of oral health
October 5, 2010 - Oral Care Industry News
Many individuals who live in rural and inner-city areas lack the access to dental care that may help them may help them avoid conditions like tooth decay, gingivitis and bad breath. Ten years ago, the Surgeon General issued a report which called oral health problems a "silent epidemic."

Groups work to provide dental care to individuals who lack insurance
October 1, 2010 - Oral Care Industry News
Individuals who lack dental insurance are more likely to suffer complications such as bad breath, canker sores and gingivitis. Due to the fact that they cannot afford visits to the dentist, they often miss out on treatments and hygiene advice that may help them avoid these problems.

Stigmas interfere with individuals' desires for better oral health
October 1, 2010 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Oral health is something that few people talk about. At best, it is considered unglamorous and not worthy of discussion; at worst it is considered taboo to talk about. However, it plays a vital role in our overall health, and should have a larger place in public dialogue.

Experts recommend telling friends about their bad breath
October 1, 2010 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Most people will avoid telling someone that they have bad breath. They are afraid that it will lead to an awkward situation which may become uncomfortable and even embarrassing. So they act cautiously by keeping silent and avoiding the situation.

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