Archive for December, 2012

The History of Dental Advances

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Know Your Teeth – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – TschiAe “Many of the most common dental tools were used as early as the Stone Age….” See full article on Know Your Teeth Commentary: Have you ever wondered when we started using toothbrushes?  Or have you wondered when we started developing and using […]

Frankincense: A Wise Gift Keeps Giving

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Baylor Online – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Mitch Loeber   “Tis the season for gift giving, and perhaps no gifts in history are more famous than those that three wise men brought on the very first Christmas…” See full article on Baylor Online Commentary: A gift brought by one of the […]

For a Nation in Mourning: the “Stand by Me” Video

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Youtube – PlayforChange See the video on Youtube Commentary: With us all still in shock over the senseless murder of school children in Connecticut Friday, this video may be of some comfort.  Our thoughts at times like this often turn to the question of what we would do if something like this […]

A simple infection can trigger cancer

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from BBC “Africa has a particularly high rate of cancers caused by infection. That’s the bad news. The good news is, they are – in theory – preventable using vaccines…” See full article on BBC Commentary: Here in the US, one in 25 cancers are caused in some way by infection, as […]

Hallelujah Chorus Flash Mob

Christmas Flash Mob Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Youtube Image Courtesy of Youtube – AlphabetPhotography “Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus – Must See!..” See original video on Youtube. Commentary: Ever since the Sound of Music flash mob video, these flash mob musical events have captured our hearts and spirits.  This one is no different – […]

Does Vitamin D Help Chronic Pain

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from WebMD – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – drweisgerber “Not getting enough vitamin D in your system may be linked to chronic pain…” See full article on WebMD Commentary: There is some, but not a completely convincing amount of evidence to suggest that low levels of Vitamin D lead to generalized pain.  A […]

Stress Takes a Toll on Your Body and Mind

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Everyday Health ” Stress … can affect many aspects of physical and mental health, ranging from hair, teeth, and skin to memory and concentration skills, and even how well we sleep…” See full article on Everyday Health Commentary: The impacts of stress are truly extensive, as outlined in this article which lists […]

Swallowing gum: Is it harmful

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Mayo Clinic – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Wander.Lust “My 6-year-old daughter accidentally swallowed a wad of chewing gum. Should I be concerned?…” See full article on Mayo Clinic Commentary: While it is true that chewing gum is not digested by your intestinal tract, it won’t, as some wives’s tales indicate, sit there […]

Stomach noise: What makes my stomach growl

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Mayo Clinic – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Off The Grid News “Stomach noise: What makes my stomach growl?…” See full article on Mayo Clinic Commentary: Your stomach will growl as a part of normal digestion of your food.  This can occur when you’re hungry but it can also happen in between meals. […]

Can You Really Cough Up a Lung

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Everyday Health Image courtesy of Flickr, Aders Adermark “Hacking too hard can actually push out part of your lung through your ribs…” See full article on Everyday Health Commentary: Yes, you can actually cough up a lung.  It actually happened to a woman with asthma, according to the New England Journal […]