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Stinky Breath Solutions

Most Americans reach for the mouthwash bottle when they realize their breath is kind of stinky. This is what has given rise to the $2 billion dollar a year industry built around bad breath and it is completely the wrong thing to do! Minty freshness is only temporary. The majority of mouthwashes actually make your… Read More »


Why Your Breath Stinks

Finding a solution for stinky bad breath is a $2 billion dollar industry. About 50% of the adult population has persistent bad breath and one survey showed that over 1/3 of us are so worried about our breath that we are hesitant when speaking to people. Not a good way to live your life. Before… Read More »


Dental X-Rays Predict Broken Bones

Swedish scientists  say that it is possible to use dental X-rays to predict which patients may be at risk of future broken bones. The research published in the journal Nature Reviews Endocinology showed that sparse bone structure in the lower jaw was an indicator that the patient was at greater risk for bone fractures in… Read More »


Bacteria Changes In Our Mouths May Predict Disease

We don’t like to think about it because of the “ick” factor, but there are lots of different types of oral bacteria living in our mouths  and a recent study showed that changes in the types of bacteria may help to predict the onset of pneumonia. The research looked at healthy adults living in normal… Read More »


Poor Bite Can Cause Headache Pain

Almost  45 million Americans suffer from headaches each year robbing them of time at work, school or with their families. More people complain about headaches than any other medical condition and they are the reason for an untold number of emergency room visits. Attempting to discover the reason for the headaches often leads the patient… Read More »


Exercise Improves Sleep

Do you exercise for 30 minutes at least 5 days a week? You might want to start if you have been having trouble staying awake during the day. A new study in the journal Mental Health and Physical Activity reports that people sleep much better and feel more alert during the day if they get… Read More »


Red Lipstick is Back – Are Your Teeth Ready?

According to the fall issues of the fashion magazines red lipstick is back in style. Many women avoid wearing bright lip colors because they don’t want to attract attention to their smile. Are you one of those? Do you find yourself hesitating to laugh or smile because of the appearance of your teeth? Laughter is… Read More »


Tooth Tips for Turkey Day

Thanksgiving is a time for fun, family, football and lots of food. The problem is that most of the food is full of sugars and carbohydrates which can cause problems for your healthy smile. Don’t despair, while there isn’t much you can do to save your weight loss plan on Thanksgiving Day you can make… Read More »


Is Sleep Apnea Affecting Your Brain?

Remember those commercials showing an egg in a frying pan with the tag line “this is your brain…” and then “… this is your brain on drugs”? It may be that sleep apnea patients are having their brains “fried” as well.  A study published last year found reduced amounts of brain “gray matter” in multiple… Read More »


Sleep Apnea May Be More Dangerous In Middle Age

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder in which people stop breathing during sleep. OSA has been diagnosed in all age groups.  A study published in the journal CHEST found that OSA may have more of an effect on the health of those who develop the condition during middle age as opposed to those who… Read More »


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