Archive for May, 2015

The Effects of Diet and Nutrition on Oral Health

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Geoff Peters “The most common effect of diet on the mouth is the development of dental caries (tooth decay) and enamel erosion. Foods containing any kind of sugar contribute to tooth decay; hence the recent surge in sugar-free alternatives. Plaque, a sticky film of bacteria […]

Digital Impressions: Virtually Perfect

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Jill Robidoux   “Digital impressions represent cutting-edge technology that allows dentists to create a virtual, computer-generated replica of the hard and soft tissues in the mouth using lasers and other optical scanning devices. The digital technology captures clear and highly accurate impression data in mere […]

Orthodontic Correction: Treatments for Overbite, Underbite, Crooked Teeth and Crowded Teeth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Luke Lehrfeld “A Dental abnormalities affecting the position or alignment of the teeth can dramatically affect the esthetics and functionality of your smile. Orthodontic treatment — with braces, retainers or clear aligners — corrects conditions such as crowded or crooked teeth, overbite (when top teeth extend […]

Retainers and Other Orthodontic Appliances: Correcting Teeth, Jaw and Sleep Problems

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – ustine-reyes “Orthodontics — the dental specialty focused on correction and prevention of crooked teeth, spacing problems and malocclusion (bad bite) — often is necessary to improve the stability, function, health and esthetics of your smile. Orthodontic appliances, such as braces and retainers, straighten teeth and correct jaw alignment, […]

Tooth Decay: Prevent Decay, Prevent Dental Cavities

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Your Dentistry Guide – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Jeff Carter “Tooth decay is a degenerative oral health condition that results from the breakdown of tooth enamel…” See full article on Your Dentistry Guide Commentary: Tooth decay, as stated in the article, is a very common pain in the […]