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Fresh Breath Tips from Dr. Janet Tamo

September 16, 2015

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_tamo @ 3:21 pm

bad-breathFollowing some basic principles can help to ensure that your breath remains fresh. In this blog post, Dr. Tamo of Dentitry@1881 outlines some important factors in keeping your breath fresh. Occasionally, bad breath can be a sign of a more serious condition. So, Dr. Tamo wanted to share with you and her patients these principles to help maintain a healthy mouth and fresh breath.


Bad dental hygiene causes 85% of halitosis. If you don’t clean your mouth thoroughly, the bacteria living in your mouth will metabolize the food particles and create smelly by-products (sulfur smells like rotten eggs!)

Brush for 2 minutes twice a day and floss every day, and don’t forget to scrape or brush the back of the tongue where the bad bacteria collect. (more…)

How To Brush Your Teeth. Yes, Seriously.

May 10, 2014

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_tamo @ 12:19 pm

Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press, CP

03/10/2014 01:41am EDT | Updated May 10, 2014

TORONTO – Watching people brush their teeth in movies or on TV can really irk Dr. Andrea Johnstone.

A Toronto-based periodontist with a gleaming smile, Johnstone says the technique on display is often the very approach dental professionals warn their patients not to use.

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