Archive for July, 2013

Study Reveals Oral Health Link Between Soda and Drug use

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

971007_78091126The consumption of soda on a regular basis has a laundry list of bad side effects on an individual. A new study recently revealed that it may damage teeth in a manner similar to that of methamphetamine and crack cocaine use. According to data released in the March/April 2013 issue of the peer-reviewed journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, tooth erosion is common in people who are addicted to soda and methamphetamine. The case study compared the mouths of three different individuals: An excessive soda drinker, a current methamphetamine user and a former user of the drug that admitted to long-time usage. While all three people in the case study admitted to having poor oral hygiene practices, researchers found similar patterns in the rotting and erosion of their teeth.

Consuming soft drinks
The combination of sugar, acid and carbonation found in sodas poses great risks to the overall health of the mouth and teeth. While the acid works to weaken the enamel, the sugar attracts bacteria that cause bad breath and play a role in tooth decay. In a scale provided by the Mississippi State Department of Health, Pepsi and Coca-Cola both have an acidity rate of 4.5 and sugar level of 9.8 and 9.3 teaspoons, respectively. To put the figure into perspective, the chart also noted that battery acid has an acidity rating of 6.

In addition to the acidic nature of the beverage, when sugar and bacteria combine in the mouth, extra acid is formed to attack the teeth. Acid can affect the enamel for a period of 20 minutes at a time, which starts after each sip of soda. This means that those who consume a can of soda over an extended period of time, or consistently intake soft drinks throughout the day, are prone to experience the most damage.


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America’s Worst Meal will Leave You with Bad Breath

Monday, July 29th, 2013

1214298_40439605On July 2, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CPSI) found the worst restaurant meals through laboratory tests from the organization. The winner goes to the unbelievable Big Catch meal at Long John Silver’s, which consists of fried fish, onion rings and hush puppies. This massive heart attack on a plate contains a whopping 33 grams of trans fat, 1,320 calories, nearly 3,700 grams of sodium and 19 grams of saturated fat. Phew, are you exhausted just thinking about this unhealthy meal? Just imagine the bad breath that you could suffer from after eating this meal.

Worst Meal: An overview
As the Worst Restaurant Meal in America, the Big Catch meal is getting quite the backlash as the company has taken perfectly healthy fish and transformed it into something that can seemingly clog arteries in the blink of an eye. With ever-growing research noting the link between oral and heart health, you can be sure that this meal will cause bad breath, promote tooth decay and create health issues that are long-lasting.

But Long John Silver’s is also practicing controversial techniques, such as using partially hydrogenated soybean oil. Additionally, the amount of trans fat in the dish has twice the amount of the worst dish on the KFC menu, which caused a lawsuit in 2006 from the CSPI.

“Trans fat from partially hydrogenated oil is a uniquely damaging substance that raises your bad cholesterol, lowers your good cholesterol, and harms the cells that line your blood vessels,” Walter C. Willett, chair of the nutrition department at the Harvard School of Public Health said. “It might have been defensible to use hydrogenated oil in the 1980s, before trans fat’s harmfulness was discovered, but no longer. It is outrageous that Long John Silver’s foods are still loaded with artificial trans fat and that the FDA still permits it in foods.”



An amazing deal on TheraBreath at Target stores ends Saturday, August 3rd!

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

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Hi there,

TheraBreath has teamed with Target Stores to offer absolutely amazing prices on TheraBreath Oral Rinse, therabreath target productsToothpaste, and Mouth Wetting Lozenges.

When we say amazing prices, we aren’t kidding — the savings are so huge, the prices are actually too low to publish. But believe it when we say that you have never seen a discount this deep on our products. How deep? Let’s just say it’s pretty close to their cost. But remember, the BIG SALE ends Saturday, August 3.

Quantities are extremely limited at each Target store, and the special pricing is limited to stock on hand. So don’t put this off — hurry in to take advantage of the lowest prices ever on America’s #1 selling dentist recommended fresh breath formulas before this special is history.

Click here to find a Target store location near you

* Not all Target locations stock all three products. If your local store doesn’t have TheraBreath Toothpaste or Lozenges on the shelf, make sure to ask the manager to order some — you don’t want to miss out on our next Target special!
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Final Notice: The TheraBreath Bonus Pak Sale Ends TODAY!

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Hi there -

TheraBreath’s biggest sale of the year ends tonight – Monday Night at Midnight Pacific Time. When the TheraBreath Bonus Pak Sale is over, the $175 BONUS you can receive by placing your order today will expire. It only takes 5 minutes to place an order, so make sure you do not let these savings slip away.

If you are like the tens of thousands of folks who have already taken advantage of our most popular sale in history, we want to say thanks for bearing with us for this final reminder!

Today is your LAST DAY to take advantage of prices 60%+ below our regular retail prices

Or for personal help, call 1-800-973-7374 TODAY and mention code BPJul13MISC
(Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm PDT)

Don’t wait – this is your last chance to save hundreds


* $25 additional surcharge per Bonus Pak on orders shipped to Mexico.
† BONUS PAK items are available while in-stock only. There are no rain checks available. First come, first served.

Here are what real customers said about our last Bonus Pak Sale:

“The Bonus Pak Sale is by far the best prices I have seen on your products. We rely on TheraBreath so when I have a chance to buy a bunch and save a bunch, I take it. Thanks! – B. Jeanette (Hibbing, MN)

“Dear Dr. Katz: TheraBreath is something my husband and I use every day. Right now times are a bit tight, so getting a big discount for buying in bulk is a huge plus. And the extra freebies are terrific. You’ve got another very satisfied customer. – J. Lassiter (Reno, NV)

“Thumbs way up on the sale, folks! I got everything fast and it all worked like you said it would. A+” – C. Depupe (New Orleans, LA)

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A Personal Message from Dr. Katz

Friday, July 19th, 2013

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Reminder, only 3 days left on the
TheraBreath Bonus Pak Sale!
CLICK HERE to Order Now!

Hi there,

I wanted to record a short video for you in case you were interested in seeing where we pack your Bonus Pak Orders. This is the last weekend, and Monday is always EXTREMELY busy, so get a head start and get your orders in today!

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Remember, I’ve now helped millions of people maintain fresh breath and a healthy mouth, and with a 100% money-back guarantee you literally have nothing to lose!


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Don’t Delay — Click Here to Order Today!
Or call 1-800-973-7374 and mention code BPJul13MISC

(Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm PDT)

* $25 additional surcharge per Bonus Pak on orders shipped to Mexico.
† BONUS PAK items are available while in-stock only. There are no rain checks available. First come, first served.
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