Archive for July, 2013

Tooth sensor reveals patients’ lies

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from News.com.au – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – by 2493™ “INVENTORS have created technology they say could be embedded in teeth and used  to tell doctors when patients have defied medical advice about eating less or  not smoking…” See full article on News.com.au Commentary: According to this article it is now perhaps possible to […]

Gum disease can raise your blood sugar level

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Journal of the American Dental Association – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Army Medicine “…scientists are finding that gum disease may raise blood sugar levels in people with and without diabetes…” See full article on Journal of the American Dental Association Video below courtesy of YouTube Commentary: Gum disease, officially known as Periodontis, […]

What Causes Canker Sores?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Huffington Post – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Shemer “A canker sore is a little ulcer in the protective lining of your mouth…” See full article on Huffington Post Commentary: This is an enlightening explanation of what a canker sore is and how it is different from a cold sore.   Canker sores are […]

Blind Woman Sees With ‘Tooth-in-Eye’ Surgery

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from ABC News – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Focus Laser Vision “Forget about an eye for an eye — doctors in Florida have taken a blindwoman’s tooth, and used it to help restore her vision…” See full article on ABC News Commentary: This is a story from ABC news on a rare case.  A […]

Stem Cells and the Future of Dentistry

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from The Endo Blog – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – UC Irvine “…Applications of stem cells or regenerative therapy in dentistry would completely change the way we practice dentistry…” See full article on The Endo Blog   Commentary:   This may not happen any time soon, or at all since it is still in […]

Toddler Tooth Accidents

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Baby Center – Image Courtesy of  Flickr- lupinoduck “Your active toddler is bound to fall on his face once in a while as he learns to walk, run, and climb.” See full article on Baby Center Commentary: For first time parents it’s a frighening event – your toddler runs […]

Sedation Dentistry: Can You Really Relax in the Dentist’s Chair?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from WebMD – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – lornagrl “Does the thought of having your teeth cleaned make your entire body tense with fear?” See full article on WebMD Commentary: Sedation Dentistry covers actually an array of techniques used to relax and relieve pain for dental patients.  This article is […]

Katherine Heigl – with Invisalign

GeCurated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Youtube – Invisaligned – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – haleyhughes “Katherine Heigl mentions her Invisalign treatment on Extra.” See original video on Youtube – Invisaligned Commentary: It’s reassuring to keep in mind that movie stars have to contend with the same issues we deal with every day.  In this YouTube […]

Sirona-3D-Patient-Experience

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from YouTube SironaTube – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – dentissime “I look back now and I laugh at myself – because there was nothing to be afraid of!” See full article on YouTube SironaTube Commentary: The Cerec system used at Timberlake Dental for creating same-day crowns was covered in the last […]

CEREC on “Dr. Phil”

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from YouTube by ImpressiveSmiles – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – by dentissime “Dr. Phil describes CEREC Single Visit Crowns.” See original video and write-up on YouTube by ImpressiveSmiles Commentary: Cerec is an advanced technology we use at Timberlake Dental to provide same-day crowns.  In other words, when you come in for […]