Archive for March, 2015

Happy, Healthy Futures Begin With Good Oral Health Habits

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from “Can Do” Street Blog – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Simply CVR “Pediatric dental disease, more commonly known as tooth decay, is the #1 chronic childhood disease.  It may seem absurd to you that tooth decay has reached epidemic proportions, but a 2007 study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control determined that one […]

Can Your Breath Tell That You Have Cancer?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Everyday Health – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – lenchensmama “Scientists in the United States and Israel have discovered that cancer cells (and other diseased tissues) have an altered metabolism that leaves a chemical “footprint” in the air exhaled by patients. New technology is allowing doctors to take advantage of this chemical “breath print” […]

Test Your Skills: Drink to Your Health

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Pharmacy Times – Image Courtesy of  Flickr -frankieleon   “Although some people are careful about what they eat, they may neglect to watch what they drink. With a large selection of high-calorie, sugar-sweetened beverages available, many people consume extra calories every day without realizing it. Are you one […]

Is Swallowing Gum Harmful?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Mayo Clinic – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – cannonsnapper “My 6-year-old daughter accidentally swallowed a wad of chewing gum. Should I be concerned?…” See full article on Mayo Clinic Commentary: Swallowing gum is not as harmful as once thought to be, as said in the article, but is […]

Eating Disorders and Your Teeth: What’s the Effect?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from YourDenistryGuide.com – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Vladimir Pustovit “Eating disorders – generally affecting more women than men – are serious illnesses in which people become fixated on how much they eat……..Regardless of the specific eating disorder a person may suffer from, the body becomes deprived of vitamins, minerals, proteins and other […]

Mouth Guards: Types and Advantages

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Consumer Guide to Denistry – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Jim Larrison   “A mouth guard (mouth protector) is a flexible custom fitted device worn over teeth during athletic and recreational activities to protect them from damage. A good-fitting mouth guard may be especially important if you wear braces, have fixed anterior bridgework […]

Dental Braces: How Does Treatment Work and What Do Braces Cost?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Consumer Guide to Denistry – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – monica y garza “Dental braces are a type of orthodontic treatment used to correct teeth that are crowded, crooked, protruding, out of alignment or have irregular spacing. By moving the teeth into the ideal position, dental braces help to create a more attractive […]

Loose Weight and Keep your Teeth Healthy

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from WeightLossResource.co.uk – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – mingusptx “Eating five portions of fruit and veg a day helps keep us healthy and controls our weight by filling us up. But it’s worth remembering that fruit contains a natural sugar called fructose, which like all sugar, has the potential to harm teeth.” See full […]

Inflammatory Gum Disease Influences Heart Attack Severity

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Pharmacy Times – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Bromford “Previous research determined that patients with diabetes might be at greater risk for periodontal disease, in addition to having a higher risk for cardiovascular problems. However, those studies did not examine the associations among diabetes, periodontal disease, and cardiovascular risk. […]

Mechanical Toothbrushes

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Consumer Guide to Dentistry – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Andrew Malone “Mechanical toothbrushes provide multiple benefits to different people. They are ideal for the elderly, people with arthritis and patients with special needs, such as those who are disabled. Additionally, mechanical toothbrushes are recommended for people with braces, people […]