All TheraBreath articles

February 2012

TheraBreath's Specialty Breath Fresheners can Beat Halitosis for Folks of all Body Types
February 29, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Halitosis is inevitable, which is one reason why TheraBreath offers such a wide array of breath freshening products. With so many specialty items available, like toothpastes, alcohol-free mouthwashes, mints, lozenges, tongue scrapers, tooth-whitening kits and probiotics, there's little excuse for suffering through bad breath.

To Avoid a Breathalyzer Mix-up, use an Alcohol-free Mouthwash for Your Bad Breath
February 27, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
So here's an odd little conundrum: If you'd like to have sweet-smelling breath the next time you're pulled over, it's highly advisable that you use mouthwash every day. (After all, you can't predict when you'll be stopped by cops, unless you're planning on speeding.) However, unless you use an alcohol-free mouthwash, there is a chance that your anti-halitosis regimen can land you a DUI charge.

Tongue scrapers: Perfect for when brushing doesn't make a dent in bad breath
February 27, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
Extract: If you haven't considered getting a specialty tongue scraper, now may be the time to spring for one.

Post-nasal drip symptoms include bad breath
February 24, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
While it's not always easy to tell when you have post-nasal drip, one of its primary symptoms is a lingering case of halitosis.

Today in history: Modernized toothbrushes stop using swine hair to deliver toothpaste, kill bad breath
February 24, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Toothpaste-lovers, rejoice!

When it comes to bad breath, a tongue scraper can make all the difference
February 23, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Do you have a tongue scraper? Many people don't, even though these specialty instruments are one of the keys to fresh breath.

Dry mouth products can wet palate, ease bad breath
February 23, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
Simply put, dry mouth is the sensation that there's not enough saliva in your oral cavity. However, the problem's not as basic as that...

Occasionally, bad breath kills
February 22, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Can bad breath be lethal? You be the judge.

Crash Diet Including a Tongue Patch
February 21, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
There is a 30-day diet that is making headlines in Los Angeles. FoxNews.com reported on the new Tongue Patch diet has been done to sixty seven patients and counting. Plastic surgeon Dr. Nikolas Chugay is using a FDA approved material to place a patch on his patient s tongue for thirty days. This patch makes chewing extremely difficult and painful, leading the patients to only drink liquids for the thirty days that the patch is in place.

My child has evening breath. Is that the same as morning breath?
February 21, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
In the world of halitosis, is evening breath the same as morning breath?

White spots on the tonsils: A sure sign of bad breath
February 21, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
If you can see little flecks or white spots on your tonsils, you almost certainly have bad breath. Here's why.

Specialty breath fresheners wipe out bad breath, dry mouth
February 17, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
Can specialty breath freshening products really knock out dry mouth as effectively as they seem to? Scientists recently put them to the test.

Dry mouth products can wet the palate, wash away bad breath
February 17, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
Having a dry mouth is a more common cause of halitosis than you might think, which is why it's important to look for mouth-wetting breath fresheners whenever possible.

Article on Halitosis gets it Mostly Right
February 16, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings

What does Leap Day have to do with bad breath?
February 16, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
They couldn't possibly have anything to do with one another, right? Well, if you look hard enough, you can spot little connections between our halitosis and the extra day we tack onto the calendar.

Antibiotics aren't an effective post-nasal drip treatment or bad breath eliminator
February 15, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
Antibiotics have little to offer people with post-nasal drip, since the medications do not clear up bad breath or (according to a new study) sinusitis.

It's National Bad Breath Awareness Month!
February 15, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
It's that time of year again - the month when we openly acknowledge that most of us hate the smell of halitosis, no matter whose mouth it's coming from.

As a cure for gingivitis, lasers aren't so hot
February 14, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
While laser-based treatments may sound like an effective space-age cure for gingivitis and bad breath, their effectiveness is questionable.

Couldn't get rid of bad breath on Valentine's Day? Here's why
February 14, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Having halitosis on Valentine's Day can be a real romance-killer, especially if you try to eliminate it but just can't get rid of bad breath.

And we Thought Getting Halitosis from Kissing was Bad Enough...
February 13, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Oh dear, how shall we put this one delicately. You see, at TheraBreath we come across dozens and dozens of news stories every week about the connection between bad breath and bacteria. But when this one hit our desk, we were flabbergasted: According to a new study out of Russia, men may get bad breath from a sexually transmitted disease (STD). You think you've read it all, and then...

Halitosis: It's real, so don't overintellectualize it!
February 13, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Occasionally, it's tempting to overthink the existence of halitosis. Do I really have it? Is it really even a thing? Yes, you do, and yes, unfortunately, it is.

Odor-fighting TheraBreath toothpaste wins gold medal for taste
February 13, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Not many specialty toothpaste brands can brag that their product's taste has won a gold medal. But we can.

Newspaper reader needs bad breath remedies ASAP
February 13, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
You know your partner's halitosis is bad when you're writing to a nationally syndicated newspaper asking for advice on bad breath remedies.

Resolve to Quit Smoking and Get Fresh Breath!
February 9, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
It hardly bears repeating, but we might as well say it again: Smoking is one of the most powerful causes of bad breath in existence. It's not the most common reason we get oral odor - that title goes to the microbes in your mouth - but tobacco use can quickly trample your fresh breath into a smelly mess.

Stick to all-natural toothpaste brands for bad breath
February 9, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Now that we've told you what NOT to buy, here are the ingredients you'll find in the world's best toothpaste brands for bad breath.

Natural Toothpaste
February 9, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Now that we've told you what NOT to buy, here are the ingredients you'll find in the world's best toothpaste brands for bad breath.

Here are some ingredients you WON'T find in the best toothpaste
February 9, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
If you find any of these ingredients in the products on your bathroom shelf, then you know you're not using the best toothpaste.

Green tea counteracts teeth bleaching, not bad breath
February 8, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
If you're looking for an all-in-one teeth bleaching and bad-breath-fighting product, green tea is not for you.

At least one mouthwash brand used to make cigarettes
February 8, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
We are not making this up. And no, we are not the mouthwash brand in question.

Probiotic care may resolve more than just halitosis
February 3, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
Whether you suffer from bad breath or just need a simple solution for your oral hygienic needs, probiotic care products can cleanse your mouth and put odor-causing bacteria to flight!

The long, gross history of periodontal disease
February 3, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Fair warning: Do not read this blog post before or during a meal.

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