All TheraBreath articles

March 2012

Which cities have fresh breath, and which just plain stink?
March 22, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Recently, young adults weighed in on which U.S. cities tend to have people with the freshest breath.

What causes of halitosis can simulate garlic breath?
March 21, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
It may sound like something out of a murder mystery, but it's real (if rare).

Use alcohol-free mouthwash and bid bad breath bye-bye
March 21, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
To truly wipe out halitosis, mouthwash needs to contain no mouth-drying alcohol.

Expect dry mouth, bad breath from your morning cuppa joe
March 20, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
With the pleasant aroma of brewed coffee inevitably comes the unpleasant odor of bad breath.

Survey: Fresh breath is key to having a 'Spring fling'
March 20, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
If you have halitosis this Spring, then there's something you probably won't be having: a Spring romance.

A brief history of garlicky bad breath
March 20, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Ever wondered how long we've been fixated on the smell that garlic leaves in your mouth?

Science Takes Bad Breath Studies to Some Weird, Wild Places
March 19, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
In the quest to keep bad breath at bay, halitosis experts can (and have) tried all sorts of experiments to see what neutralizes odor-causing bacteria. In fact, all sorts of researchers and experts of every stripe - including chemists, bacteriologists, allergists, psychologists and even...martial arts masters? - are prey to bad breath, so why shouldn't they take a swipe at eliminating it?

It's time to review the causes of halitosis
March 19, 2012 - Oral Care Industry News
Do you know how many different things can cause bad breath?

Periodontal Disease Treatment
March 19, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
If your dentist has diagnosed you with periodontal disease, you have a number of things to be concerned about, including halitosis.

Are Video Games One of the Causes of Halitosis?
March 16, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Could video games be one of the many causes of halitosis? Before you scoff or write the idea off as balderdash, remember that many activities can contribute to bad breath in subtle but undeniably real ways.

Man's best friend has man's worst enemy: dog bad breath
March 16, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
It's no secret that dog's get halitosis, but it also isn't something you and your furry friend have to suffer through.

As halitosis and post-nasal drip treatments, neti pots come up short
March 15, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
Neti pots for post-nasal drip? Mmmm...nah.

What are other ways to say 'bad breath,' 'halitosis' or 'oral odor'?
March 15, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
A rose by any other name...

Is blue light an effective bad breath treatment? Uh, no.
March 14, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
If you're convinced that blue light can reduce your halitosis, you might need to screw in your mental bulb a little tighter.

Probiotic care keeps bad breath, certain germs at bay
March 13, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
By investing in probiotic care, you're putting your oral health first.

A Drug used to Treat Osteoporosis may Help Reverse Inflammatory Gums and Teeth
March 12, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
In a post on, the News ReviewFrom Harvard Medical School has released an article stating that a drug call teriparatide (Forteo) may actually help bone repair for those suffering from periodontitis.

Major causes of halitosis: The 10 stinkiest cheeses on Earth
March 12, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Sacre bleu! Some French cheeses can cause an unparalleled blast of bad breath.

Ingredients in Your Oral Care Products May Hurt More than Help
March 9, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Day to day oral care really shouldn’t be rocket science: You brush, floss and rinse twice a day. Seems simple, right? It is to a degree, but it’s important to be aware of what ingredients you are putting in your mouth when you brush your pearly whites. Here are some recent articles that discuss which ingredients to avoid in your oral care products and why.

Scientists lull mice into suspended animation with...chronic halitosis?
March 9, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
The same gas that gives chronic halitosis its funky smell is being used to protect mice from heart attack damage - and to keep them in a state of suspended animation.

NASA satellite spies bad breath from space
March 8, 2012 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
The Staten Island Dump isn't the only smelly thing that can be seen from low Earth orbit. Recently, NASA spied a bad breath gas that was visible from space.

Removing tonsil stones doesn't have to be a surgical affair
March 6, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
Extract: So you've got tonsil stones. Do you need to go ahead and have a tonsillectomy? The answer is almost certainly no.

Get rid of canker sores and bad breath all in one go
March 6, 2012 - The Science of Bad Breath
Finding a canker sore on your mouth can offer you a clue as you why you've had chronic bad breath all this time.

Is Bad Breath Ever a Good Thing?
March 5, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
It's hard to make the case that bad breath could ever be a boon to anyone. After all, we're talking about the kind of lingering dental odor that can offend coworkers, irritate fellow bus passengers, strain relationships or even ward off potential suitors. Yet just this past Leap Day, news sources nationwide announced that, in at least one situation, halitosis might actually help rather than harm.

In world of bad breath, occasionally halitosis causes phobia
March 5, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Did you know that, in unusual circumstances, halitosis can cause a full-on phobia of bad breath? It's rare, but it's real.

A Look at Canker Sores
March 2, 2012 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Few things evoke a wincing quite like the mention of a canker sore.  Not to be used confused with cold sores (although those are equally disliked) canker sores are those annoying and painful sores that develop in your mouth, making it hard to eat, drink and even talk when they are at their prime.

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