Archive for April, 2013

Four Dental Myths

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dental PR News – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Vanhap “Making smart decisions about your dental health requires being able to distinguish truth from fiction…” See full article on Dental PR News Commentary: This short press release from a Dental Office in Ontario, Canada has an excellent short list of […]

At what age do children start losing their baby teeth?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Mayo Clinic – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – starfire “A child’s baby teeth (primary teeth) begin to loosen and fall out on their own to make room for permanent teeth at about age 6…” See full article on Mayo Clinic Commentary: When baby teeth fall out is of course variable, […]

Surgeon general endorses fluoridation

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from American Dental Association “U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, M.D., April 22 officially endorsed community water fluoridation as “one of the most effective choices communities can make to prevent health problems while actually improving the oral health of their citizens.”” See full article on American Dental Association Commentary: According to this […]

Office workers most at risk of poor oral health

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dental Tribune “Almost half of the dentists who responded to a recent survey believe that people who eat many small meals and snacks are more likely to develop dental health issues than those who eat three complete meals a day…“ See full article on Dental Tribune Commentary: A survey […]

Chewing Gum And Your Oral Health

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from American Dental Association “Look for the ADA Seal—your assurance that the product has been objectively evaluated for safety and effectiveness by an independent body of scientific experts, the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs…” See full article on American Dental Association Commentary: Yes, the American Dental Association (ADA) does […]

Dental screening that could save your life

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from CNN Health “Sleep apnea can’t usually be detected by doctors during routine office visits, but a screening from your dentist may help…” See full article on CNN Health Commentary: Sleep apnea is hard to detect.  One out of 15 of us have sleep apnea and find ourselves perhaps […]

Set a Good Oral Health Example for Your Child

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Best Dental News “How much do you think you influence your little one?” See full article on Best Dental News Commentary: According to the Journal of Dental Research, parents have a huge impact on the health and lifestyle of their children, and of course this relates to oral […]

Tongue Cover could fundamentally change the way people take medicine

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dental Tribune “Haris Ayoubi is the inventor of the Tongue Cover, a protective latex barrier that shields the tongue from the unpleasant taste of liquid medicines…” See full article on Dental Tribune Commentary: Children and adults in the early 1900’s had to take cod liver oil (awful tasting […]

Regular aspirin intake may reduce oral cancer risk

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dental Tribune “The findings of a new study suggest that regular use of aspirin could cut head and neck cancer risk by almost a quarter…” See full article on Dental Tribune Commentary: A British clinical study based on the US  National Cancer Institute’s Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian […]

Buzz Aldrin’s Space Toothbrush For Sale

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dental Tribune “A toothbrush that was part of the oral hygiene kit on the Apollo 11 mission, the spaceflight that first landed humans on the moon on July 20, 1969, is currently on sale at a U.S. auction house…” See full article on Dental Tribune Commentary: Buzz Aldrin, […]