Archive for June, 2013

Brushing Your Teeth May Lower Dementia Risk (And 8 Other Reasons To Brush)

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Huffington Post — Image courtesy of Flickr – nateballantine – There are benefits to keeping your pearly whites so … that go beyond having a picture-perfect smile…” See full article on Huffington Post Commentary: This article provides a slide show of 8 different reasons beyond keeping your bright smile, […]

It Works on Sushi. It Could Help Teeth, Too.

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from The New York Times – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – by Renée S. Suen “If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, will a California roll a day keep the dentist at bay!…” See full article on The New York Times Commentary: This is an interesting article […]

Best and Worst Foods for Your Teeth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from ABC NEWS – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – epSos.de “Prevention is the best medicine for your smile…” See full article on ABC NEWS Commentary: This article has a good little list – of both good and bad foods for your teeth.  There are a few surprises for some, […]

Bacterium That Causes Gum Disease Packs a One-Two Punch to the Jaw

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Science Daily – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – akseabird “The newly discovered bacterium that causes gum disease delivers a one-two punch by also triggering normally protective proteins in the mouth to actually destroy more bone…” See full article on Science Daily Commentary: According to this article, a study […]

Baby born with teeth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Joy Online – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – ryanrocketship “A beautiful baby girl is all smiles after being born with a pair of front teeth…” See full article on Joy Online Commentary: It doesn’t happen very often (for one in every 2,000 babies), but it does happen.  Babies […]

Does More Sugar Lead to More Cavities?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from The New York Times – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – happy via “…the total amount of sugar you eat has less impact on cavities than the pattern in which you consume it…” See full article on The New York Times Commentary: This is a very enlightening article on […]

Young Athletes Urged to Use Face-Protecting Gear

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Health – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Eunice Solice “Young athletes and their parents and coaches are being reminded of the importance of wearing mouth and face protection…” See full article on Health Commentary: According to this article, the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation estimated that, for 2012, in excess […]

Stop the Excuses! Go to the Dentist

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from US News and World Report – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – icethim “…we’ve debunked three popular excuses for skipping appointments…” See full article on US News and World Report Commentary: This article contains a good reminder of the kind of excuses we commonly use to avoid keeping up […]

Monkey Teeth Help Reveal Neanderthal Weaning

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Science Daily – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Ryan Somma “Most modern human mothers wean their babies much earlier than our closest primate relatives. But what about our extinct relatives, the Neanderthals?” See full article on Science Daily Commentary: The most natural time to ween a baby isn’t […]

Cheese May Prevent Cavities

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Science Daily – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Skånska Matupplevelser “Consuming dairy products is vital to maintaining good overall health, and it’s especially important to bone health…” See full article on Science Daily Commentary: This article covers the results of a clinical study announced in General Dentistry, the […]