Archive for October, 2013

Eating Disorders And Your Teeth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Marielaina Perrone – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Worldizen “For many people, eating disorders are part of every day life…” See full article on Marielaina Perrone Commentary: This article covers the alarming state your teeth may be in if you are suffering from an eating disorder.  It’s a topic not often dicsussed.  When you think about […]

Best and worst Halloween treats for teeth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from THV11 – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – tifotter “…some candies have the potential to do more damage to teeth than others…” See full article on THV11 Commentary: This article projects a different and useful slant on the do’s and don’ts of Halloween candy.  It is also addressed to parents, who also often participate […]

National Dental Hygiene Month 2013

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from ADHA – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – rustytanton “…This year’s National Dental Hygiene Month will feature a national radio media tour…” See full article on ADHA Commentary: This is the 4th annual National Dental Hygiene Month, sponsored by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) and the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (makers of Orbit® sugar-free gum). […]

Halloween Candy: A Tooth’s Worst Nightmare!

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Natural Gumption – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – JefferyTurner “What kid doesn’t love to stuff his face with every halloween candy he can possibly imagine?” See full article on Natural Gumption Commentary: It’s that time of year again.  The craft and costume stores are full of parents and children getting their costumes together […]

Does Your Child Have A Discolored Tooth?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Marielaina Perrone – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – august allen “A discolored tooth can be a real worry for many parents.” See full article on Marielaina Perrone Commentary: This article contains a useful guide to why teeth discoloration occurs with children and what you can do about it.  The color of the tooth […]

3D-printed toothbrush cleans your teeth in six seconds

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Times Live – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – by casey.marshall “The tooth-scrubbing gadget is custom-made from a scan of your teeth taken by your dentist and is shaped like a pair of dentures with bristles sprouting out of it.” See full article on Times Live Commentary: There isn’t a lot of information on this […]

‘Ancient humans’ used toothpicks

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from BBC News – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – by edenpictures “Tooth pick markings are not uncommon in fossil hominids from this time period…” See full article on BBC News Commentary: It was surprising to find, as described in this article, that ancient human ancestors, the Georgian hominids, who lived about 1.77 million years ago, used […]

Cough Syrup and Tooth Cavities

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Marielaina Perrone – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Rakka “Many cough drops and liquid medications contain a variety of ingredients that make you and your child more susceptible to tooth decay…” See full article on Marielaina Perrone Commentary: If you’ve ever taken a slug of cough syrup before you went to bed (or […]

Why Did the Turtle Go to the Dentist?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dentistry Today – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – fredsharples “When a sea turtle in Florida was suffering from a cracked shell, a dentist came to her rescue.” See full article on Dentistry Today Commentary: The Florida Keys Turtle Hospital has been caring for a 40-pound turtle named Elena, which was injured by an […]

Fluoridated Water Doesn’t Add Any Risk of Hip Fracture

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dentistry Today – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – [cipher] “People who drink fluoridated water don’t have to worry.” See full article on Dentistry Today Commentary: Scares on the “danger” of flouridated water seem to crop up regualarly, so it is good to see studies like this come along, as well, that refute these […]