Archive for December, 2013

AACD Says Smile Check Ups Should Be Part of Healthy Routine for Seniors

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry – Image Courtesy of Flickr – by SalFalko “Seniors can keep their smile looking young by following simple steps from the experts at the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry…” See full article on American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Commentary: For seniors, the wear and tear on […]

Anxiety

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from American Dental Association – Image Courtesy of Flickr –  by Rima Xaros “Do you ever get nervous just thinking about going to the dentist?…” See full article on American Dental Association Commentary: This is a consise article on ideas you can use to avoid the anxiety of going to the dentist. […]

The Inside Story on Dental Implants

– Image Courtesy of Flickr  by dannyelbrazil After having a tooth removed, patients sometimes ask how quickly I can replace it with a dental implant.  Television, radio, and Internet sources often describe “same day” implants so there is a natural expectation that I’ll be doing that.  I can surely provide a “same day” implant, but there […]

Porcelain Veneers

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry – Image Courtesy of Flickr –  by GregPC “Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of porcelain used to recreate the natural look of teeth…” See full article on American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Commentary: This is a very good introduction to porcelain veneers.  It covers how they […]

Why You Should Always Be Extra Careful With That New Facial Piercing

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Huffington Post – Image Courtesy of Flickr – by vivere libero “Anyone getting a Monroe piercing should clean it regularly…” See full article on Huffington Post Commentary: A Monroe piercing is intended to simulate a beauty mark or mole.  According to this article, they can pose a problem if you’re not […]

New device allows patients to hear through their teeth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from News Channel 4 Oklahoma City – Image Courtesy of Flickr – by Viewminder “Cutting edge technology is helping Oklahomans with single-sided deafness hear in a unique way…” See full article on News Channel 4 Oklahoma City Commentary: This news article reports on a remarkable use of teeth to transmit sound from […]

Call for Action On Cutting Sugar

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Science Daily – Image Courtesy of Flickr – by Tempesttea “…sugary foods and drinks are now staples in many people’s diet… We need to reverse this trend.”…” See full article on Science Daily Commentary: The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended since 1990 that, in order to reduce tooth decay, we […]

Tooth Loss Could Prove to be Health Disaster

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dentistry Today – Image Courtesy of Flickr by andydoro “A recent study showed tooth loss could be disastrous for a person’s overall health…” See full article on Dentistry Today Commentary: This article reports on a surprising study result from Newcastle University in the United Kingdom.  The loss of one or more teeth, […]

Common Dental Questions From Pregnant Women

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Marielaina Perrone – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – by Black Photo Studio “ARTICLE TEXT…….” See full article on Marielaina Perrone   Commentary: Pregnancy is a critical time in a woman’s life.  It is also an important time to stay on top of dental health issues.  This article covers some of the common questions pregnant […]

Can Straws Help Save Your Teeth?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Marielaina Perrone – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – by NYCArthur “Most people do not consider the simple straw to have any bearing on their dental health but it can…” See full article on Marielaina Perrone Commentary: Drinking straws have been with us for decades, so it’s a pleasant surprise that the use of straws […]