Archive for October, 2015

Pediatric Tooth Decay: Protect Your Child’s Oral and General Health

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from yourdentistryguide.com – Image Courtesy of  Flickr -Tony Trần “The oral health of adult Americans has improved in recent years, but tooth decay among children – especially preschoolers – is on the rise. Dentists report they are now seeing cases with severe tooth breakdown in toddlers as young as two and a half […]

Good Foods for Dental Health

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from MouthHealthy.com – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Walmart “Water, especially fluoridated water, is the best beverage for maintaining your oral health. That’s because fluoride helps to make teeth more resistant to the acid attacks that can cause cavities. Milk, and other dairy products such as cheese and yogurt, are low in sugar, which […]

Xylitol Health Benefits and Potential Side Effects

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from yourdentistryguide.com – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Mitch Loeber “Xylitol, a naturally occurring sugar alcohol used worldwide as a low-calorie sweetener, is clinically proven to reduce cavities and help prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Xylitol is found in fibrous vegetables and fruits, corn cobs and hardwood trees (like birch). Our bodies […]

Digital Dental Radiography: Zooming in on the Future of Dental Imaging

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from ConsumerGuidetoDentistry.com – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Mad House Photography “Dental professionals today are increasingly using digital dental radiographs (digital X-rays) to better detect, diagnose, treat, and monitor oral conditions and diseases. Digital radiography is a type of X-ray imaging that uses digital X-ray sensors to replace traditional photographic X-ray film, producing […]

6 Serious Health Problems Your Dentist Might Find

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from MSN.com – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Larissa Holland “Your mouth is like a crystal ball for your health. That’s because a good dentist can spot a wide range of potential medical problems by looking between your chompers. In fact, we found 6 serious health conditions that could be first discovered while you’re […]

The Unsung Hero Of Health: Tongue Scraping

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Yahoo.com – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – PRONeil Moralee “We all know about, and to some extent suffer from, morning breath. Am I the only one that performs a huge eye roll when movie lovebirds play kissy face immediately upon waking? No one is doing that in real life! (Get a grip, directors.) […]

Tooth Injury: Chipped, Cracked and Broken Teeth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from YourDentistryGuide.com – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Mitch Loeber “Tooth or dental trauma is injury to the mouth, teeth, soft oral tissues or jawbones. Tooth trauma can be caused by sports, car accidents, fights, falls, biting on hard foods/objects and drinking hot liquids. Injuries affecting the mouth and teeth are often quite […]

Scaling and Root Planing: Dental Deep Cleaning

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from YourDentistryGuide.com – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Herry Lawford “Scaling and root planing is a thorough dental cleaning of tooth root surfaces to remove plaque and tartar (calculus) from around teeth and periodontal pockets in the gums, and to smooth the teeth roots to remove bacterial toxins.” See full article on YourDentistryGuide.com Commentary: […]

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

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from yourdentistryguide.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Mitch Loeber “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 […]

Lose Weight and Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from celiac.nih.gov – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Magnus D “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 […]