Archive for June, 2012

Pufferfish at the ‘Beak’ of Evolution: Why Humans Don’t Continuously Replace Their Teeth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Science Daily   “Prickly pufferfish could hold the key to why humans do not continually replace their teeth and may lead to advances in dental therapies…” See full article on Science Daily Commentary: Scientists are studying Pufferfish to learn how their bodies replace their teeth over their lifetimes.  They […]

Dr. Philippe Hujoel Shares The Intricate Role Of Carbohydrates On Dental Health

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb “Dr. Hujoel quickly came to an understanding about why dental diseases have become worse and worse over the years and he concluded that it comes down to the negative implications of carbohydrate consumption as the primary culprit…” See full article and podcast on Livin’ La […]

What does your smile say about your health – Mouth Age Test

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Real Age – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – BdwayDiva1   “Every time you smile, you reveal something about your health. That’s because the state of your teeth, gums, and lips offers clues to how the rest of your body is doing…” See full article on Real Age Commentary: There’s […]

Kids Who Cook Are Hungrier for Healthy Food Choices

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Science Daily   “Getting kids to pass up junk food in favour of healthier fruits and veggies has led to many a mealtime meltdown…  researchers… offer a simple solution: give them an apron…” See full article on Science Daily Commentary: University of Alberta researchers completed a survey of 5th […]

Inside the Human Heart: 10 Fast (and Fun) Facts

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Everyday Health   “Your Heart Doesn’t Stop When You Sneeze The increased pressure in your chest can affect blood flow to the heart, briefly changing its rhythm, but contrary to common belief, your heart doesn’t skip a beat when you sneeze…” See full article on Everyday Health Commentary: Your […]

Aspirin ‘may prevent skin cancer’

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from BBC News   “An aspirin a day may protect against skin cancer, some experts believe…” See full article on BBC News Commentary: According to a recent study reported by the journal Cancer, taking aspirin or some painkillers on a regular basis appears to reduce the risk of developing skin […]

The Easiest Way to a Healthy Mouth? A Simple 1-2-3

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Real Age “Daily plaque removal is good smile insurance. But a few simple pointers will help you get the most out of that daily dental to-do…” See full article on Real Age Commentary: It is as easy as 1,2,3:  brushing, flossing, and seeing your dentist for teeth cleaning.  That’s […]

Poor brushing of teeth linked to premature cancer deaths as bacteria increase risk by up to 80%

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Mail Online “Failing to brush your teeth properly could increase the risk of dying prematurely from cancer, researchers claim…” See full article on Mail Online Commentary: It is surprising how many health issues can stem from improperly brushing your teeth.  These issues can range from heart disease to cancer […]

7 Worst Foods for Tooth Enamel Loss

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Real Age “Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in your body, but some foods may be stronger…” See full article on Real Age Commentary: Sugar in drinks and candy  has always posed a problem for your tooth enamel, but there are other dangers as well in popular drinks and […]

Robot helps surgeons treat mouth cancer in just one hour – with no scars

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Mail Online   “Pioneering robotic surgery is allowing doctors to remove cancer in the mouth without leaving a scar…” See full article on Mail Online Commentary: Until this robotic dental technique came along the only procedure for removing cancer in the area at the back of the mouth  including […]