Archive for September, 2013

Eight Tips for Keeping Plaque in Check

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Best Dentist News – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – eperales “Have you ever noticed that your teeth feel a little…well, fuzzy at the end of the day?” See full article on Best Dentist News Commentary: This is a good article with tips for what to do about dental plaque, a biofilm, usually a light yellow, that forms […]

Mountain Dew Causing Major Damage to Teeth in Appalachia

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dentistry Today – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – (aka Brent) “Appalachian people need to find a new drink of choice.” See full article on Dentistry Today Commentary: The iconic Mountain Dew labeling is reminiscent of the mountain culture of Appalachia so it is perhaps not a surprise that Mountain Dew is wreaking […]

Dental implants from nanodiamonds

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Medical News Today – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – MikeBlogs “…diamonds on a much, much smaller scale than those used in jewelry could be used to promote bone growth and the durability of dental implants.” See full article on Medical News Today Commentary: Researchers from the University of California, Las Angelos have discovered […]

Dental Health Essential for Overall Quality of Life

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – by SalFalko “Throughout our lives, good dental health is critical for well-being.” See full article on Commentary: This is a personal account by Dr. David Lipschitz, the author of the book “Breaking the Rules of Aging” on his experience and opinion on the value of dental health […]

Dental Health and Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from WebMD – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – fiahles “Most people probably grind and clench their teeth from time to time.” See full article on WebMD Commentary: The man pictured to the right is grinding his teeth on a night out but most people only suffer from grinding their teeth during sleep, according to this […]

Do you have a cracked tooth?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Colgate – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – olalindberg “Cracking a tooth may be easier than you think.” See full article on Colgate Commentary: This is a solid, practical article on what to do if you think you have a cracked tooth – and how to avoid one.  It contains a list of symptoms […]

Women urged to maintain periodontal health during pregnancy

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Medical News Today – Image Courtesy of  Flickr –  Black Photo Studio “New clinical recommendations … urge pregnant women to maintain periodontal health…” See full article on Medical News Today Commentary: This article offers a warning for pregnant women.  The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the Eur0pean Federation of Periodontology (EFP) are […]