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November 2013

How Cranberries Protect Your Teeth from Cavity-causing Bacteria
November 27, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
When you're devouring Thanksgiving foods, the bacteria in your mouth are feasting too.

Better oral health among U.S. soldiers
November 27, 2013 - Oral Care Tips and Advice
The dental health of American soldiers has improved by twofold in last several years. Read what's to thank for the advances.

National Diabetes Month
November 25, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
November is National Diabetes Month, which helps raise awareness for people who face the day-to-day struggles of the disease. If you're a diabetic, you likely keep an eye on your diet and nutrition. Diabetics are more at risk for a variety of different conditions, especially dental health problems, including gum disease, dry mouth, tooth decay and oral infections. In fact, people with diabetes are twice as likely to develop gum disease than those with normal glucose function.

Poor Oral Health Slowed Down 2012 Olympians
November 21, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Winning the gold takes everything. Many Olympians spend decades training for their event to earn the chance to stand above the rest on the podium. While staying in top physical peak is a big priority, is oral health important? Based on the 2012 Olympics, having a healthy smile is a bigger factor than most realize.

Taking a spoonful of National Parfait Day
November 20, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Monday, Nov. 25 is National Parfait Day. Discover how to top the perfect frozen concoction for your teeth. 

Top 4 ways to avoid bad breath on a date
November 18, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Stinky breath is a date-ruiner. Read the best ways to kick the odor and up your chances with the lucky man or woman.

Risks of Chewing Tobacco on Oral Health
November 15, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Much has been made about the harmful effects of cigarettes on oral health as well as overall health. But what about the stuff you don't inhale, such as snuff and chew? In fact, these forms of smokeless tobacco are on the rise among Americans. In a study conducted between 2002 and 2008, there was a 47 percent increase in the number of new smokeless tobacco users.

Spotlight on: College Students' Eating and Dental Hygiene Habits
November 12, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
"I have six tests this week so I've combined all my meals into a massive one around lunchtime called 'Linnerfast.'" "Instead of brushing I take my gum with my finger and rub it across my teeth." "YOLO." If you've found yourself saying any of these things lately, it might be time to adjust your eating health habits.

Electric or manual toothbrush?
November 12, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Is the electric toothbrush better than the ordinary one? Find out the advantages of each.

How to eat healthy during Thanksgiving
November 7, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Looking for ways to stay slim and avoid dental problems during turkey day? Learn about them here.

Diets, Bad Breath and Jerry Seinfeld
November 6, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Jerry Seinfeld might've been the star of the award-winning sitcom "Seinfeld," but he may also know a thing or two about bad breath. When asked which character on the show had the worst oral odor, Jerry responded that some of women he had "dated" on the show had breath that could rival the stench of "the beast."

Dental analysis of the characters on 'Modern Family'
November 6, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
If you relate to the characters on the award-winning show "Modern Family," check out a unique take on how the problems they face affect their oral hygiene!

Bad breath in 'Bad Grandpa'
November 1, 2013 - Fresh Breath Happenings
Johnny Knoxville's character in the new movie "Bad Grandpa" doesn't shy away from discussing drug-induced halitosis.

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