Archive for October, 2012

Why Does Eating Hot Chilies Make My Nose Run

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from SLATE “If you’ve ever bitten into a raw habanero, eaten a dish laced with Scotch Bonnets, or skinned a basket of roasted New Mexico green chilies, you’re familiar with a roster of physiological effects…” See full article on SLATE Commentary: Hot favorites such as peppers and chilis have a substance called capsaicin […]

The Worst Breakfast Cereal

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Everyday Health  Image Courtesy of Flickr, Mads Boedker   “You might think that any bowl of cereal is a nutritious start to your kid’s day, but a new study should make you change your tune…” See full article on Everyday Health Commentary: This article reveals the results of a study of breakfast […]

Don’t let Halloween fun gum up good dental habits

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Penn Live “Far be it for us to throw a (spooky) wet blanket on one of the most kid-friendly holidays around…” See full article on Penn Live Commentary: We all know that the candy that comes along with Halloween is bad for our kids – but what do you do!  You […]

Mummy with Mouthful of Cavities Discovered

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Yahoo “Around 2,100 years ago, at a time when Egypt was ruled by a dynasty of Greek kings, a young wealthy man from Thebes was nearing the end of his life….” See full article on Yahoo Commentary: Interestingly, some of the  ailments of today were clearly present in past centuries.  In this article about cavities […]

A New Tooth, Made to Order in Under an Hour

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from New York Times “…the dentist said, if I could spare an hour he could make a crown and put it in, right then and there…” See full article on New York Times Commentary: This article is a good introduction to Cerec Technology, which we use at Timberlake Dental.  It […]

Eating vegetables could reduce oral cancer risk

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dental Tribune “Consuming broccoli, cauliflower or cabbage at least once a week cut their risk of developing the disease by 17 per cent, the study revealed.…” See full article on Dental Tribune Commentary: Sometimes it takes a new study to convince us of health issues we’ve known about since we were […]

Is Your Cell Phone Toxic?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from WebMD “Gadget gurus who just upgraded to the iPhone 5 can feel good about one thing: It’s one of the greenest and least toxic cell phones on the market…” See full article on WebMD Commentary: Yes indeed, the iPhone, along with a few other cell phones, are considered the least toxic […]

How Sunlight Weakens Your Skin

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from National Public Radio “A sunny day at the beach has plusses and minuses for your health…” See full article on National Public Radio Commentary: “Everything in moderation” is the word of the day, especially when it comes to sun. According to this article, our skin, which is actually a very powerful […]