Archive for August, 2013

Canadian dentist hopes to clone John Lennon using tooth DNA

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from The Guardian – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – liits “A Canadian dentist is hoping to clone John Lennon using DNA from one of the singer’s rotten teeth…” See full article on The Guardian Commentary: One of John Lennon’s molars was sold at auction to Michael Zuk in 2011, who has begun sequencing the […]

Bottled Water Guide

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from InstantCustomer.com – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – dotjay “… the more negative a given food or beverage’s Oxygen Reduction Potential (ORP), the more Antioxidant Properties it contains and the more healthy it is for you…” See full article on InstantCustomer.com Commentary: We usually reach for bottled water at the store based on habit, price or […]

Colorectal cancer may be triggered by mouth bacteria

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Medical News Today – Image Courtesy of  Flickr -pottymouth- “… a type of gut bacteria found in the mouth may trigger  colorectal cancer…” See full article on Medical News Today Commentary: This article relates the result of very early research on the link between bacteria in the mouth and bacteria related to colorectal […]

A Glass of Milk After Eating Sugary Cereals May Prevent Cavities

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Science Daily – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Sprogz “Washing down sugary breakfast cereal with milk after eating reduces plaque acid levels and may prevent damage to tooth enamel that leads to cavities…” See full article on Science Daily Commentary: This is an interesting article on the results from a small limited study […]

A Sweet Treat That Protects Your Smile

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from ShareCare – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – DBduo Photography “Here’s a sweet treat that may actually be good for your teeth: dates…” See full article on ShareCare Commentary: This is a treat of an article – something sweet that you can count on to help with your oral health.  Dates have, among […]

Is flossing my teeth every day really necessary?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from MSN Healthy Living – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – monktail creative music concern “Yes, absolutely!” says Dr. Jennifer Jablow, a cosmetic dentist in New York City. “Brushing is not enough because it can’t reach all of the bacteria that builds up between the teeth.” See full article on MSN Healthy Living Commentary: You’ve […]

Your Baby’s Teething Timeline

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Parents – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Black Glenn “One night last fall, as I tried every trick in my repertoire to get my cranky, drooling 1-year-old daughter to go to sleep, I realized something…” See full article on Parents Commentary: This is a useful, comprehensive article on the ins and outs of […]

Never Scraped Your Tongue? Here’s Why You Should.

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Yahoo Shine – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – M Glasgow “…So what’s the one thing people can do to improve their breath? Tongue scraping…” See full article on Yahoo Shine Commentary: This article has a straightforward video on how scraping your tongue can reduce or alleviate bad breath.  There are simple, inexpensive […]

Articulation with Cerec Technology

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from YouTube Cerecology – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – B_Zedan “CEREC 4.2 Articulation” See original video on YouTube Cerecology Commentary: This video is a technical departure into the “why it works” arena of modern dentistry.  The Cerec system we use at Timberlake Dental produces crowns while you wait using advanced digital imaging.   One of the digial […]

Gum disease tied to Alzheimer’s risk: UCLan study

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from The Hindu – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – banane “People with poor dental hygiene or gum disease may be at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study…” See full article on The Hindu Commentary: This article relates the findings of a study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s […]