All Oral Care Information articles

December 2013

By - Bad Breath Expert
Alligator tooth regeneration

December 31, 2013 - Alligators may hold the secret of re?-growing teeth for 2014 and beyond. 

Did you smell something funny on Christmas Eve?

December 27, 2013 -

A timeline of celebrities with missing teeth

December 26, 2013 - Seven all-stars, including John Lennon, Jim Carrey and Amy Winehouse, all had run-ins with missing teeth. Read about it here.

Holiday wishes and an important reminder

December 24, 2013 -

Why some people are more prone to cavities than others

December 23, 2013 - Find out why some people are more likely to develop cavities more than others. 

Poor oral health lands identical twin in hot water

December 20, 2013 - Read about how good dental hygiene helped solve a crime of identity theft. 

Top 5 winter foods

December 20, 2013 - Looking for some healthy food choices in the dead of winter? Discover them here. 

Why is morning breath so bad?

December 19, 2013 - Morning breath happens to everyone. Find out ways to keep your A.M. funk to a minimum. 

IU delivers holiday present for homeless veterans

December 18, 2013 - Indiana University helps homeless veterans find a job by improving their dental appearance. See what you can do to help!

Important information for cold and flu season

December 17, 2013 - Everyone gets dry mouth from time to time. Dry mouth can be caused by a variety of medications, due to smoking or drinking alcohol, sleep apnea, etc. It's not only unpleasant. It is also really bad for your health.

New Year's Eve: Best and worst alcoholic drinks for teeth

December 16, 2013 - Drinking in the New Year? Discover which beverages are best for your teeth.

Holiday Halitosis? Figure Out the Causes and Cures

December 16, 2013 - Tis the season for Christmas carols, reindeer, in-laws and bad breath. That's right, with the all of the exciting festivities, many folks get stressed out decorating, finalizing travel plans and setting the table for your spouse's parents. But while a little anxiousness is normal - and may help you complete your shopping list - too much can be bad for your overall and oral health.

New study on ancient lizard breath

December 12, 2013 - Hey you! You have lizard breath. Why, thank you.

Poor dental health linked to slower cognitive function

December 11, 2013 - Oral health and mental health were put to the test in a recent study. Discover what University of Carolina researchers found.

Top 5 ways to avoid Grinch-like smiles during Christmas

December 10, 2013 - Ever notice that the Grinch never shows his teeth when smiling? That's likely because he hasn't seen a dentist in Whoville in a while. Check out these remedies to avoid nasty oral health problems.

New sugar-free candy actually reduces cavities

December 9, 2013 - Researchers in Berlin developed a new candy that contains a good type bacteria which lowers your chances of bad breath, cavities and other oral health problems.

A breakdown of sugar substitutes

December 4, 2013 - Do artificial sweeteners cause cavities like table sugar? Find out here.

Educating Parents to Improve Kids' Oral Health

December 4, 2013 - To improve children's oral health and keep them active in the classroom, education for parents may be the first step. From the early 1970s to the 1990s, the amount of cavities in the baby teeth of children ages 2 to 11 declined, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. However, in their latest study, that trend flipped. A small yet significant rise in tooth decay showed that 42 percent of kids have some form of cavity or dental caries. That's about 21 million American children.

Burning taste buds

December 2, 2013 - Most of us know the feeling of scalding our taste buds from hot foods or beverages. Read how it affects our mouths and how burning tongue syndrome comes into the picture.

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