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April 2013

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April 24, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings

Don't get bad breath! Stay hydrated this summer
April 22, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Summer means you'll be spending much more time outside, but don't let your breath suffer the consequences of not staying hydrated.

Kick smoking and boost oral health practices
April 17, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
If you're quitting your tobacco habits, now is the perfect time to ensure your smoker's breath is kicked to the curb as well.

Research Finds Ban on Soda Could Have Negative Effects
April 16, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
We all know that soda causes an abundance of health issues like heart disease, bad breath, cavities and a raised risk of cancer, but many Americans continue to consume these beverages on a regular basis. When New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed a ban on the sale of sodas larger than 16 ounces at New York City restaurants, gas stations, movie theaters and other establishments, he quickly made headlines. The ban, which was originally set to go in effect in March 2013, was shut down by New York Supreme Court Judge Milton Tingling one day prior to its implementation. Research published in the journal PLOS ONE found that limiting the intake of sugary beverages may have unintended consequences.

Breathing techniques to soothe oral ailments
April 15, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
As something that we do to keep ourselves alive, breathing isn't often seen as a calming and restorative practice.

Even the pre-historic people suffered from bad breath
April 12, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Bad breath and tooth decay may seem like a growing problem in modern society, but they have been around since pre-historic times.

Gaming and interactive technology for kids' oral health
April 10, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Get interactive to teach children about important oral health practices from a young age.

Don't Let Gum Disease Take Away Your Pearly Whites
April 9, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Did you know that keeping your gums healthy is one of the best ways to fight the look of aging? Gum disease affects nearly 50 percent of Americans, which also increases the risk of suffering from heart problems. Gum health is sometimes overlooked when it comes to the overall condition of the mouth - many people focus on the teeth - but flossing and using appropriate products can keep your gums long-lasting and beautiful.

Keep your perfect smile by eating healthy
April 9, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Eating frequent healthy snacks as a young child can help down the line with proper food consumption and a beautiful mouth.

Find Your Cure for Dry Mouth
April 5, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Dry mouth is frustrating, uncomfortable and annoying - but unfortunately, we all suffer from it once in a while. Do you feel like you're constantly drinking water but still have a dry, sticky feeling in your mouth? Saliva is a crucial liquid, because it helps keep everything moist, washes bacteria away and allows you to enjoy every little bite of food. Luckily, there are some dry mouth cures that you can do in the comfort of your own home that will increase saliva flow and allow you to overcome oral health issues that are dragging you down.

Find the healing benefits of Himalayan salt
April 2, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
Take advantage of the healing benefits of all-natural Himalayan salt to relieve respiratory and congestion problems.

Bad Breath Test may Detect Stomach Cancer
April 1, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
The British Journal of Cancer published research conducted by Israeli and Chinese students that found a bad breath detector has a 90 percent accuracy rate in distinguishing stomach cancer with other common stomach issues in 130 patients. This new breath test is very promising because stomach cancer is difficult to detect, and oftentimes it is too late to control the cancer when doctors determine that a patient is suffering from it. According to the American Cancer Society, the five-year survival rate of stomach cancer is only about 38 percent because of this.

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