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Bad Breath

Jay Pharoah Spoofs Usher With 'Bad Kisser'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.23.2014 | Comedy

If Usher's "Good Kisser" has you all ready to play tonsil hockey with your significant other, you might want to watch this first. "Saturday Night L...

Listening Habits: What Drives You Crazy?

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 07.17.2014 | Women
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Here are the top 30 things that make me crazy when I'm trying to talk to people. I'll bet most of them drive you crazy, too.

6 Surprising Things That Can Cause Bad Breath (And One Cure)

Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul You're on high alert against seafood, garlic, coffee and gum disease. But are you aware of these stealth offenders? As a rem...

6 Sneaky Reasons Your Breath Stinks

Posted 12.10.2013 | Healthy Living

Some of the most common causes of bad breath are the most obvious ones. You know it's time to brush when you've had some particularly garlicky shrimp ...

The 8 Foods That Give You the Worst Breath

Thrillist | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Ranked with the power of science.

The Quest to Slay Bad Breath!

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

I've been away from blogging for a few months because I've been on an important quest -- to help get rid of bad breath once and for all. And I want to tell you a little about what I found in my journeys.

Coconut Oil As A ... Mouthwash?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

Read this before making a mad dash to the kitchen.

Bad Breath: Many Causes, Simple Solutions

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

There are many different causes of bad breath, and each of them can produce their own, unique form of oral odor. It's important to know what all of these things are so you can avoid them or take the proper steps to combat them.

Go Natural to Fight Tooth Decay and Halitosis

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

Just because there's no food that can fight bad breath doesn't mean that natural extracts from plants won't be able to improve your dental health.

Is the Silver Bullet a Tic Tac? Improving Education One Mint at a Time (I'm Only Half Joking)

Larry Strauss | Posted 10.01.2012 | Comedy
Larry Strauss

We tell these children to speak up and ask questions -- but what if a teacher's answers contain a dizzying dose of sulfur? You want higher standards for teachers -- how about starting with our breath?

Bad Breath FAQs in the News

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 09.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

At breath clinics across the nation, halitosis professionals like me are constantly fielding questions about oral odor. Take a look at some bad breath FAQs that made the news in the past month.

Our Understanding of Bad Breath Bacteria Has Come a Long, Long Way

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 08.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

Bad breath studies and bacteriology have gone hand in hand for a long time. That's why today's specialty breath fresheners offer such targeted treatments -- they are the result of decades, sometimes even centuries, of research into what causes halitosis.

Bad Breath: All Causes, Great and Small

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

Here's a lexicon -- but by no means comprehensive one -- list of the causes of bad breath, both rare and common. Some of these problems have even appeared in the news recently.

WATCH: Surprising Reasons Behind Bad Breath, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Dr. Nancy Snyderman, health expert, joined me on Mondays With Marlo to share some insight into why you or a loved one may be dealing with halitosis....

Stinky Foods Push Bad Breath to the Limit

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 08.04.2012 | Food
Dr. Harold Katz

Here are some of the most widely discussed stinky foods. In each case, people tend to fall into two camps: the lovers who absolutely adore a malodorous meal or pungent potable, and the haters who wouldn't eat a disgusting dish for all the tea in China.

The Different Kinds of Bad Breath, Part 5: Exhaustion Breath

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 06.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

There's a lot going on during the day that contributes to bad breath. But there are a few things you can do to help yourself.

The Different Kinds of Bad Breath, Part 4: Stomach Breath

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 06.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Compared to many of the other "bad breaths" I've discussed, stomach breath is probably the least common. This is because gastrointestinal issues that could lead to bad breath are usually pervasive enough for someone to seek treatment.

The Different Kinds of Bad Breath, Part 3: Sinus Breath

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

I'm convinced that many people simply think bad breath is "mouth only" and can be cured with a quick brush or a breath mint. That's not the case -- there are many "types" of bad breath.

The Different Kinds of Bad Breath, Part 2: Tonsil Breath

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 06.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Tonsil breath is where bad breath/halitosis originates in the tonsils, and not in other areas like the lungs or stomach.

The Different Kinds of Bad Breath, Part 1: Lung Breath

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

In most cases, bad breath from the lungs has one of two causes: either some kind of disease or infection, or something you ate or drank that then enters the bloodstream and releases odors when said blood reaches the lungs.

Specialty Products for Bad Breath Have Come a Long, Long Way

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

If you stepped into the 1800s (or sped into them at 88 mph, if you prefer), what would you do when you found that you had bad breath?

How To Cure Bad Breath

Posted 12.03.2011 | Healthy Living

By Shyema Azam for YouBeauty.com Bad breath is no laughing matter to Americans. The proof is in the estimated two billion dollars a year spent on p...

Bad Breath and Your Tongue

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 02.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

We all know that it's important to brush, floss and use a mouthwash when doing our (at least) twice-daily oral hygiene routine -- but do you remember to clean your tongue?

New Science In the World of Bad Breath

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 01.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Katz

While bad breath has been around pretty much as long as man has, research in the science world continues to find out what is behind bad breath and how to fix it -- not to mention new advances in technology.

How to Explain Bad Breath to Your Kids

Dr. Harold Katz | Posted 12.28.2011 | Parents
Dr. Harold Katz

While bad breath can be entertaining and comical, it is also important to discuss bad breath with your kids as well as teach them to be conscious of it.