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Halitosis: How It Happens and How to Help

30 Apr 2021

Halitosis or chronic bad breath is very common, affecting up to 50% of the general population. Unlike onion or morning breath, halitosis is a condition that persists and is not remedied by breath...

Dental Amalgam: What's the Drill?

6 Nov 2019

While dental amalgam has been in use for well over a century, some controversy has arisen in recent decades regarding possible toxicity due to its mercury content. The internet is rife with...

Alcohol in mouthwashes doesn’t actually kill bacteria

3 May 2018

It’s common knowledge that alcohol can kill bacteria (it’s commonly used as a disinfectant), so it makes sense that the alcohol in mouthwashes is added specifically to kill the bacteria that give...

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