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Oral Health Reference Guides

Welcome to the TheraBreath reference guides section where we provide in-depth information on the most popular topics in oral health and fresh breath, that include tonsil stones, post-nasal drip, halitosis, dry mouth, canker sores and bad breath. Each guide has been developed into sections that answer the important elements for each oral health issue such as symptoms, causes, treatment and home remedies. Please click on a guide below to learn more about that oral health subject.

Tonsil Stone Guide | Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment
Suffering from chronic bad breath? It may be the result of tonsil stones. Discover symptoms, causes, and treatments for tonsil stones in this handy guide!

Post Nasal Drip Guide
Post-nasal drip is a common problem with many potential causes & symptoms. Learn all about it & what you can do to stop it in this Post-Nasal Drip Guide!

Halitosis Guide
Learn all about Halitosis. From its many root causes & other symptoms to effective treatments, remedies, and more. Read more on TheraBreath.com now.

Dry Mouth Guide
Dry Mouth is a medical condition that can lead to serious oral health issues. Learn more about the symptoms, causes & remedies of dry mouth in this guide!

Canker Sore Guide
This guide aims to educate the reader about canker sores, which are a very common affliction. It discusses the common causes of a canker sore and gives advice about how to treat and prevent it.

Bad Breath Guide
Bad breath, or halitosis, affects millions of people worldwide. Find out how it can be treated by medical and dental professionals as well as through various self-care practices and techniques.

Diabetes-Related Dry Mouth
People with diabetes are at risk for experiencing dry mouth symptoms, sometimes referred to as xerostomia (the subjective sensation of dry mouth) Learn more about dry mouth from diabetes & what you can do about it.

What Causes Canker Sores?
Doctors and researchers haven't reached a clear consensus on what causes canker sores, but they agree on several facts that contribute to outbreaks - read more here.

Tonsil Stones Pictures
Tonsil stones are calcifications made of hardened mucus, bacteria & other particles that form in the tonsils. View our gallery of tonsil stones pictures.

How to Stop Post Nasal Drip: Symptoms & Treatment
Post-nasal drip is a common problem but you don't have to live with it. Learn more about the symptoms & how to stop it now with effective treatment.

Halitosis Treatment
Halitosis treatment is available for the millions suffering from bad breath. Find out about halitosis treatment options including home remedies.

Halitosis Causes
There are a number of halitosis causes, which include poor dental hygiene, the food in your diet, dry mouth and medical conditions. Find about more about halitosis causes and treatment methods.

What to do about the Canker Sores on my Tongue
A canker sore on tongue affects the ability to eat comfortably. Learn about the causes, symptoms & treatments of a canker sore on the tongue. Read more.

What Causes Bad Breath?
There are many causes of bad breath, some of the most common being food, dental issues, dry mouth & disease. Learn what causes bad breath.

Canker Sores on the Lip
Getting a canker sore on the lip can be painful. TheraBreath products provide treatment for canker sores on the lip, tongue & mouth. Learn more.

Canker Sore Pictures, Causes, & Treatment
Take a look at canker sore pictures to help identify what a canker sore looks like in the mouth, on the lip, on the gums and on the tongue. Learn more here.

Home Remedies for Canker Sores
Learn about home remedies for canker sores that may work just as well as an over-the-counter gel or cream. Read more.

Post-Nasal Drip Remedies
Learn more about great post-nasal drip remedies that you can try in order to decrease symptoms & other effects of post-nasal drip. Read more!

Post-Nasal Drip from Sore Throat
Post-nasal drip from a sore throat is caused by constantly trying to clear mucus from the back of the throat. Learn more about causes & remedy.

Bad Breath Diagnosis
Find out about bad breath diagnosis options that range from professional to personal testing. A halimeter device is most commoly used to diagnose bad breath and is used by Dr. Katz, founder of TheraBreath.

How to Get Rid of Gingivitis
Gingivitis is an inflammatory response to bacterial buildup on the teeth. Read this article to learn how to fight gingivitis & bad breath.

Gum Disease Bad Breath
Gum disease is the build-up of oral plaque, which causes bad breath. Find out how to treat and prevent gum disease to improve oral health.

Halitophobia (delusion halitosis)
Halitophobia is the overstated fear a person has that they have halitosis (bad breath). Read about the causes, treatment and prevention of Halitophobia.

Bad Smell in Nose: Causes & Treatment
There are a few reasons why you may have a foul smell in your nose. Read more about causes & treatment here.

The Tongue and Bad Breath
The tongue is a breeding ground for bacteria & may be aggravated by other issues. Find out how white tongue, bumps, & more can cause bad breath.

Tooth Decay and Bad Breath
Tooth decay causes conditions in the mouth that lead to bad breath. Learn how proper oral care will help prevent tooth decay and bad breath halitosis.

Smoker's Breath & Dry Mouth Causes & Remedies
Smoker's breath affects billions of people. Read more to learn how you can remedy smoker's breath & dry mouth with TheraBreath products and home remedies.

Senior Oral Health
Seniors have special oral health needs to prevent bad breath and dry mouth. See TheraBreath products that are great for Seniors looking to maintain oral health.

Diabetics and Oral Health
Learn about diabetes and oral health, along with oral care health products for diabetics that include sugar-free gum, toothpaste and mouthwash.

Oral Health for Kids
Select the right oral health products for kids. Read why it's important to use an oral rinse that fights cavities & is free from alcohol at TheraBreath now!

How a Cavity Treated by a Dentist
Learn how a dentist works to prevent and treat cavities in the mouth. Treating a cavity is important to further prevent tooth decay.

How do Probiotics Improve Oral Health?
Find out how oral care probiotics may be used to treat and prevent oral health problems that are bacteria-related such as bad breath, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay.

Alcohol-Free Mouthwash
Alcohol is a common ingredient in mouthwash that temporarily reduces bad breath. Find out why using an alcohol-free mouthwash is the best solution.

Chronic Bad Breath
Neutralize bad breath, bad tastes & dry mouth with TheraBreath's breath mints. Shop now & discover fresh breath every minute of the day!

Are Canker Sores the Same as Cold Sores?
A common question searched online is are canker sores herpes? Learn how to identify the differences between a canker sore and herpes.

Anaerobic Bacteria
Anaerobic bacteria do not need oxygen to survive. Find out why, in dry mouth conditions, anaerobic bacteria is the primary cause of bad breath.

Bad Breath Detector
A bad breath detector can quickly test the intensity of volatile sulfur compounds in the mouth. Learn how a halimeter works to detect bad breath.

Best Toothpaste for Bad Breath
The best toothpaste for bad breath is SLS Free, which helps prevent erosion of the gums and oral lining. Learn which is the best toothpaste for bad breath.

Dental Plaque
Dental plaque builds up on the teeth and will lead to dental and gum disease, as well as bad breath if not properly managed. Read about what plaque is and how to prevent this condition.

Sjogren's Syndrome
Sjogren's Syndrome is a systemic autoimmune rheumatic disease that causes dry mouth. Find out which products will help decrease the dry mouth symptoms caused by Sjogrens Syndrome.

Bad Breath in Kids
Bad breath in kids is commonly caused by failing to brush the teeth & poor diet, but may also be caused by more serious health issues. Read more.

Chronic Canker Sores
Chronic canker sores are open sores on the tongue, gums, throat and tongue. Learn how a SLS-Free toothpaste may help decrease chronic canker sores and other treatment tips.

Halitosis Definition
A halitosis definition should center on a description of chronic bad breath that exists when treatment steps are ineffective. Find out more about halitosis.

Tonsil Stones: Causes, Treatment, & Prevention
Tonsil stones can be caused by a variety of issues, including food residue. Find out more about tonsil stone causes & treatment from the expert at TheraBreath.

Baby Bad Breath
Baby bad breath can be caused by different issues, from respiratory infections to dry mouth. Learn how to prevent & treat baby bad breath from Dr. Katz.

Bad Breath Caused by Disease
Bad breath isn't always just about your mouth. Other systemic diseases can cause bad breath. Learn more about halitosis due to disease on TheraBreath.com

Post-Nasal Drip Dry Mouth
Dry mouth is a potential side effect from attempted treatments for post-nasal drip. Read more to find out why & what you can do about it!

Senior Oral Health
Senior oral health is linked to heart disease due to bacteria in the mouth. Learn how seniors can improve oral health and prevent damage to teeth and gums.


Salivary stones, a medical condition called Sialolithiasis, occurs due to oral health conditions. This article by Therabreath describes the how to detect, treat and prevent salivary stones.

Signs of Tooth Abscess
A tooth abscess occurs when harmful oral bacteria accumulate around the root or dead pulp of a tooth. Learn about the signs of a tooth abscess, prevention and treatment options.

TheraBreath PLUS Oral Rinse; Our Maximum Strength Mouthwash Alleviates Bad Breath Instantly
TheraBreath new PLUS Oral Rinse is our maximum strength mouthwash and includes green tea, aloe vera, xylitol and mint oil to make this mouth rinse the best tasting. Learn about its benefits here.

Teeth Whitening FAQ's
Get the answers to frequently asked questions about TheraBreath's teeth whitening products here.

Zinc (Zinc Gluconate)
Find out how Zinc Gluconate works in several ways to boost your immune system.

Echinacea (Echinacea Purpurea)
Learn how Echinacea has been used for over 400 years as a general therapy for your immune system.

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
Learn about the functions of Vitamin C and how it can help boost your immune system naturally.

Bad Breath Infographic
Millions of people suffer from bad breath and halitosis every day. Discover the causes of bad breath and halitosis with this infographic and get answers today.

Fluoride Toothpaste
Experts suggest that you use dentist-recommended fluoride toothpaste. What are the pros and cons of each? Learn more.

Periodontitis
Gum disease can eventually lead to a much more serious condition - namely, Periodontitis. Learn more about the symptoms & treatment for Periodontitis.

The erosive effects of some mouthrinses on enamel
Highly acidic mouthwash can erode tooth enamel, especially if used prior to brushing. Learn more about the harmful effects of some mouthwashes, here.

Dry Mouth Remedies
Dry mouth can lead to further oral health issues. Learn more about some dry mouth remedies that you can try.

Best Mouthwash for Tonsil Stones
If you?re suffering from chronic halitosis (bad breath) that seems to be getting progressively worse, you may have tonsil stones. Learn about causes, symptoms, and the best mouthwash and other oral care products to treat this condition.

Tonsils and Bad Breath
Tonsil stones are a buildup of material in the mouth & may also cause bad breath. Learn more about causes & symptoms and treatments & prevention, here!

Scientific Studies about TheraBreath Products and Ingredients
Independent, scientific studies about TheraBreath products and ingredients. Learn how and why they are so effective at treating bad breath.

The Benefits of TheraBreath Oral Care Vitamins
TheraBreath Oral Care Vitamins and Supplements have been formulated to deliver specific oral care benefits. Here is a list of ingredients.

How To Prepare Your Moldable Treatment Trays
This step-by-step guide will help you mold your PerioTherapy treatment trays.

The Ionic ProClean Toothbrush - Tooth Brushing for the 21st Century!
The next generation of toothbrushes are finally here. Introducing the Ionic Proclean Toothbrush. Providing a triple threat to plaque, technology and science is used to scrape the plaque off and keep your teeth clean.

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