Archive for November, 2013

Nursery toothbrushing saves £6m in dental costs

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from BBC News Scotland – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – crimfants “A scheme to encourage nursery children to brush their teeth has saved more than £6m in dental costs, according to a new study…” See full article on BBC News Scotland Commentary: The study discussed in the article is about Scottish nurses who have […]

Some Claim Oil Swishing Provides Oral Health Benefits

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dentistry Today – Image Courtesy of  Flickr –  Veganbaking.ne “Oil may be beneficial to your health, according to some people…” See full article on Dentistry Today Commentary: This article is by no means reporting the results of a scientific study, but it does introduce an interesting use for coconut oil, which has […]

Tea May Thwart Dental Issues

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dentistry Today – Image Courtesy of  Flickr –  ransomtech “It may be a good thing to drink more tea…” See full article on Dentistry Today Commentary: If you are a tea lover, as many of us are in Texas, this is good news.  Research, according to this article, indicates that drinking tea (around […]

Sugars And Tooth Decay

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Marielaina Perrone – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – stringy “…sugars come in many forms and in a variety of foods…..” See full article on Marielaina Perrone Commentary: This is an informative article on the different types of sugar and how they interact with your teeth leading to tooth decay.  The four types of […]

The Pomegranate – for Preserving Oral Health

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Life Extension – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – david real 1 “Emerging research suggests that pomegranate holds promise in promoting optimal dental health…” See full article on Life Extension Commentary: This article describes some surprising benefits of eating pomegranates or using them in mouth rinses.  Reasearch has indicated that pomegranate juice retards the […]

What To Expect After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Marielaina Perrone – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – tarale “Wisdom teeth or third molars generally erupt into the mouth between the ages of 17 and 25….” See full article on Marielaina Perrone Commentary: Wisdom teeth are the third and sometimes fourth row of molars that can appear at the rear of each row of teeth.  They […]

Oral Bacteria Leave Mark Inside Mouth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dentistry Today – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Microbe World “There may be a new way to distinguish a person’s identity…” See full article on Dentistry Today Commentary: This article relates the results of a study on mouth bacteria.  It turns out that there are 400 different species of them (or probably more […]

Help! I Have Tooth Sensitivity

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Silver Screen Dental – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – by Phoney Nickle “Sensitive teeth can make drinking your morning coffee or eating an ice cream cone a distressing experience…” See full article on Silver Screen Dental Commentary: This is a helpful article on tooth sensitivity by an Austin Dental Clinic.  The article contains simple tips […]