Archive for March, 2013

Benzocaine and Babies: Not a Good Mix

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from The Food and Drug Administration “When a baby is teething, many a mom or dad reaches for a pain remedy containing benzocaine to help soothe sore gums…” See full article on The Food and Drug Administration Commentary: Teething pain is a natural part of life for babies, so […]

Scientists Grow Teeth From Gum Cells

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Medical News Today “…UK researchers revealed how they have developed a way to bioengineer new teeth from a person’s own gum cells…” See full article on Medical News Today Commentary: This technique is still very much in the research phase – with everything being done in a lab […]

Famous people you didn’t know were dentists

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dental Buzz “Who says dentistry isn’t exciting?” See full article on Dental Buzz Commentary: I haven’t had my 15 minutes of fame yet so I’m definitely not in this list – but I was surprised at who is on it.  After reviewing these famous people, who were at one point […]

A Guide to Nighttime Oral Care

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Everyday Health – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Sean Dreilinger “Keeping your teeth strong, your gums healthy, and your smile bright is not just a day job; your mouth needs protection at night too…” See full article on Everyday Health Commentary: No doubt you already have a habit […]

Good-for-Your-Mouth Foods

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Everyday Health – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Nedral “Open wide! A number of cavity-fighters and dental-health-boosters are living in your kitchen cabinet…” See full article on Everyday Health Commentary: This is an interesting article on the types of foods that can help you with your oral health.  […]

Dentists Warn of Impact From Squeezable Fruit Puree Snacks

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dentistry Today “Squeezable fruit packs may not be all they’re cracked up to be…” See full article on Dentistry Today Commentary: They are organic, based on fruit and vegetables and no sugar is added, so these new squeezable fruit puree snacks may appear to be just the thing […]

Colored Fillings

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from OralAnswers “The only reason he sat still in the chair long enough for us to remove the decay and get a filling put in was because we told him we were going to give him a yellow colored filling…” See full article on OralAnswers Commentary: Yes, you heard […]