Timberlake Dental

Why is Sugar So Bad for My Teeth?

We grow up hearing that sugar is bad for our teeth.  We assume that people who have “bad teeth” consume large amounts of sugar.  Sugar is certainly one of the most important factors in the cavity process.  This week’s blog will help you understand the role sugar plays, and how you can protect your teeth […]

New Year’s Resolutions that are Good for Your Teeth

At the start of a new year, many people make New Year’s resolutions.  These are commitments to change something in your life, whether stopping a bad habit, starting a good habit, or simply trying something completely new.  The most common resolutions relate to improved health.  Many people resolve to exercise consistently, eat healthy, and lose […]

Keeping Your Teeth White during the Holidays

We know the holidays are filled with treats and a lack of the normal routine.  For some, this means enjoying your coffee in a big Christmas mug all day long.  For others, it is an uptick in your red wine consumption. While this year may be different from others in its lack of parties, we […]

All I Want for Christmas . . .

Now that you have a cute, but slightly annoying, Christmas jingle on replay in your mind . . . you know where we’re going with this.  Maybe for Christmas, you could replace one or more missing teeth! Why You Should Replace Missing Teeth People often think that a missing tooth, when it isn’t in a […]

The Best Dental Christmas Gifts

Dental Christmas gifts?  Is that even a thing?  Well, we think so.  From stocking stuffers to splurges, these are great gift ideas for that hard-to-buy-for person.  Not only will you be gifting something they might not buy for themselves; you’ll be contributing to great oral health, and that’s priceless! Splurges Most oral care products are […]

The TikTok Trend that Makes Us Cringe

Maybe you’ve never heard of TikTok.  Or you’ve heard of it, but you are not personally on it.  The reason you need to care about it is because your children are probably watching all the TikTok videos and getting some seriously bad advice. We as dentists worry about it because one of the latest #trending […]

How to Care for Your Dental Implant

A dental implant has one of the highest long-term success rates of all dental restorations.  More than ninety percent of implants are functioning well at ten years after placement!  While dental implants cannot get cavities like natural teeth can, there is some important maintenance and care essential to an implant’s long-term success. The two most […]

What are Early Signs of Dental Trouble?

We understand that many people are still uncertain about the safety of dental visits.  While we are certain that your visiting us is safe, we do want to communicate important information to those of you making the choice to postpone dental appointments during the pandemic.  It is important for you to understand the warning signs […]

Is COVID Causing Cracked Teeth?

We think it is pretty safe to say that 2020 has been a stressful year all around.  The ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to affect our culture, our economy, and our everyday lives.  Stress can manifest itself physically in the human body in various ways.  The manifestation we, as dental professionals, most commonly see is teeth […]

What to Avoid in that Halloween Stash

We know that Halloween might have looked a little different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.  We also know that for most people, whether you went trick-or-treating or not, you probably have a lot of excess candy lying around this week.  Like good parents, we are certain you’ve confiscated your kids’ candy in order […]