Posts Tagged ‘bad breath’

New poll reveals most of us are too embarrassed to tell our friends they have bad breath

New poll reveals most of us are too embarrassed to tell our friends they have bad breath

A new poll has revealed that most of us are too embarrassed to tell our friends if they have bad breath. A survey conducted by Dentyl BB Mints suggested that up to 40 percent of young people had judged their friends’ poor oral hygiene before, yet two-thirds would be too embarrassed to talk to them […]


New survey reveals over 20 million British adults fear bad breath

New survey reveals over 20 million British adults fear bad breath

A new survey has revealed that over 20 million British adults fear having bad breath. The results may be surprising given that the same poll showed that more than half of people don’t brush their teeth twice a day. New research conducted by White Glo showed that only 48 percent of people brush twice a […]


How Your Mouth Could Be Showing Dangers Of Serious Illnesses

How Your Mouth Could Be Showing Dangers Of Serious Illnesses

Most people are aware that looking inside the mouth can give away clues about diet and lifestyle, but did you know that your mouth can show warning signs of serious general health problems? Dentists often say that the mouth is a window to the rest of the body and research suggests that oral health and […]


Is Mouthwash Really Beneficial For Oral Health?

Is Mouthwash Really Beneficial For Oral Health?

Sales of mouthwash have boomed over the last five years and figures suggest that over half of UK adults use mouthwash, but is it really worth using it after brushing? Mouthwash is marketed as a highly effective product for warding off the harmful bacteria, which are responsible for gum disease and decay, but is it […]


Fulham Dentist Offers Advice On Preventing Bad Breath

Fulham Dentist Offers Advice On Preventing Bad Breath

Bad breath is very common; most people suffer from unpleasant smelling breath after eating strong foods, such as onions and garlic or drinking tea or coffee, but for some, bad breath is a constant and this can be a symptom of underlying dental problems. To help people ward off bad breath, Fulham dentist, Sarveen Mann, […]


UWE Bristol Running Unusual Oral Malodour Course

UWE Bristol Running Unusual Oral Malodour Course

The University of the West of England, Bristol, is running an unusual course on oral malodour to help dentists deal with one of the most common complaints from dental patients, bad breath. Professor John Greenman runs the course on oral malodour with Dr Saliha Saad, a trained malodour specialist. The course is designed to educate […]


Bad Breath Gas Instrumental in Stem Cell Research

Bad Breath Gas Instrumental in Stem Cell Research

Researchers in Japan have claimed that the gas linked to bad breath and flatulence is instrumental in stem cell research. Hydrogen sulphide, a gas known for its odorous properties, has been used by researchers in Japan to convert stem cells from the teeth into new liver cells. Scientists at Nippon Dental University revealed that studies […]


Dentists Urge Patients to Take Bad Breath Seriously

Dentists Urge Patients to Take Bad Breath Seriously

Bad breath (halitosis) is a common problem that affects most people from time to time. However, dentists are eager for people who suffer from bad breath on a regular basis to arrange a check-up, as halitosis can be symptomatic of more serious dental problems. Bad breath is usually caused by eating pungent foods, but it […]


Bad Breath Voted the Biggest Turn-Off

Bad Breath Voted the Biggest Turn-Off

Research carried out by Dentyl Active has revealed that bad breath is the biggest romantic turn-off. The survey revealed that three-quarters of people would not kiss somebody if they had unpleasant breath and halitosis, which was voted more of a turn-off than a flabby stomach, excessive facial and body hair and bad skin. The survey […]


Survery suggests 85% of Singaporeans have suffered from gum disease

Survery suggests 85% of Singaporeans have suffered from gum disease

A Neilsen survey has suggested that 85 percent of Singaporeans over the age of 20 have suffered from gum disease.   The survey, which was carried out to determine oral health habits, also revealed that 18 percent of people do not brush their teeth twice a day and 65 percent of people do not visit […]