Archive for December, 2013

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 […]