Archive for February, 2013

Our Modern Diet Is Rotting Our Teeth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Medical News Today “The modern mouth exists in a permanent disease state…” See full article on Medical News Today Commentary: Few of us have considered that our currentl level of oral health is actually worse than it used to be centuries ago.  That opinion, however, is being espoused […]

10 Health Mistakes Even Smart Women (and Men) Make

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from The Mirror “You may be surprised at just how many ‘innocent’ habits and routines could in fact be doing you harm…” See full article on The Mirror Commentary: This article poses some questions for you – on the habits that you may think are good for you.  One […]

7 Myths About Medication

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Cleveland Clinic “Cleveland Clinic drug information pharmacist Katie Stabi, PharmD, BCPS, debunks seven of the most common myths about medications…” See full article on Cleveland Clinic Commentary: This article, from one of the most reputable hospitals in the country, the Cleveland Clinic, is a good reminder that we […]

Using Dental Plaque in Anthropology

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Science Daily “…very small particles of plaque removed from the teeth of ancient populations may provide good clues about their diets…” See full article on Science Daily Commentary: We work on removing our dental plaque every day these days for our oral health.  According to this article, that […]

Study Finds Link Between Sleep Apnea and Perio Disease

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dr. Bicsupid – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – darthdowney “A new study… has found a significant association between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and periodontal disease…” See full article on Dr. Bicsupid Commentary: This is, again, one of those study results that you need to interpret with a grain of […]

What Your Mouth Says About Your Health

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from The Dallas Morning News “Even if your teeth look white and pearly and have no cavities, symptoms in your mouth could spell trouble for other areas of your health…” See full article on The Dallas Morning News Commentary: According to this article, your mouth is a window to […]

Faith Hill’s Braces on Grammy’s Red Carpet

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Examiner.com “The country stars’ accessories at Sunday’s Grammy Awards are grabbing more headlines…” See full article on Examiner.com Commentary: Ever since Faith Hill appeared at the Grammy’s Gala sporting her new braces there has been some steady publicity about her latest fashion statement.  At first, as stated by this […]

7 Health Problems Your Dentist Can Spot

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Everyday Health “…how well you take care of your teeth may reflect how well you take care of the rest of your body…” See full article on Everyday Health Commentary: You’d be surprised at the number of health issues your dentist can spot.  This article lists 7 of […]

Dry Mouth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from MedicineNet.com “What is dry mouth?” See full article on MedicineNet.com Commentary: This is an interesting slide show on what dry mouth is, what causes it, and what you can do about it.  Dry mouth is of course related to a lack of saliva in the mouth and can […]

The Perfect Tools and Strategies for Great Dental Health

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Everyday Health “Your oral health is about … protecting your mouth from plaque, the sticky bacteria that can build up on your teeth and gums. See full article on Everyday Health Commentary: According to this article, there are a few simple rules for protecting your dental health.  The main […]