Archive for May, 2014

Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Mouth Healthy – Image Courtesy of Flickr – RIBI Image Library “Cleft lip and cleft palate can each occur alone or together in the same person…” See full article on Mouth Healthy   Commentary: A birth defect called a cleft lip occurs when the parts of the face that form […]

Chewing Gum

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Mouth Healthy – Image Courtesy of Flickr – zeevveez “Clinical studies have shown that chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes following meals can help prevent tooth decay…” See full article on Mouth Healthy Commentary: It is perhaps a new concept to you that chewing gum (the sugarless kind) can actually […]

Cavities

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Mouth Healthy – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Kelley Neff “Cavities, or tooth decay, is the destruction of your tooth enamel…” See full article on Mouth Healthy Commentary: A cavity is a small hole in a tooth, as this article explains in common sense language.  The source of cavities is […]