Archive for December, 2015

What does soda do to your teeth?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from HealthLine.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr -poolie “If you’re like about one half of the American population, you drink at least one sugary drink on a daily basis — and there’s a good chance it’s soda. Drinking high-sugar soft drinks is most commonly associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, […]

People with diabetes twice as likely to lose teeth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from CBSNews.c0m – Image Courtesy of Flickr – The Bees “Diabetes can take a toll on a person’s health in any number of ways, including vision, cardiovascular, and nerve problems — but many people don’t realize it can harm teeth, too. A new study highlights the risk and reveals that people […]

More Than a Quarter of American Adults Have Untreated Tooth Decay

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from TIME.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Ashley Ringrose “New data on tooth decay and cavities among American adults reveal the sad state of our pearly whites. More than 25% of American adults ages 20 to 64 have untreated tooth decay, and 91% have one tooth — or […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of Root Canal

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from AltaDentalCare.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Partha S. Sahana “A tooth that has become infected by bacteria will continue to go on this course unless it is managed effectively. When a patient comes into the dental office to complain a cavity, the dentist will assess the condition to […]

6 Mistakes You Make Every Time You Brush Your Teeth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from MSN.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Robyn Ramsay “By now, most people have heard that poor dental care is linked to heart disease, as well other health maladies. One of which is erectile dysfunction, according to the American Dental Association (ADA). And while you may brush regularly, chances are […]

What to Do For Dry Mouth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from healthygrades.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Fran López “Dry mouth can rob you of the sense of taste, and it can make chewing slow and swallowing difficult. The combination may lead to malnutrition, and since saliva is important for dental health, tooth decay and periodontal disease can add to […]

Have You Been Naughty or Nice to Your Teeth?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from healthymouth.org Image Courtesy of Flickr: Laura “It’s not easy to stay healthy during the holidays. Sweets seem to appear everywhere you go, and with all of the present-wrapping and card-writing, there’s not much time to devote to you and your family’s health and well-being. Luckily, Hermey the Elf, best known […]

This Is What Happens If You Don’t Brush Your Teeth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from yahoo.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Markus Grossalber “Brace yourself. According to statistics from the Delta Dental Oral Health and Well-being Survey found on the American Dental Association’s website, more than 30 percent of Americans aren’t brushing enough (meaning length of time), and that 23 percent of […]

Dental Enamel Defects and Celiac Disease

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from celiac.nih.gov – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Rachel Bradley “Celiac disease manifestations can extend beyond the classic gastrointestinal problems, affecting any organ or body system. One manifestation—dental enamel defects—can help dentists and other health care providers identify people who may have celiac disease and refer them to a gastroenterologist. For […]

Good Foods for Dental Health

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Mouthhealthy.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Mitch Loeber “Fruits and veggies are an important part of any balanced diet, and they are also good for your teeth. Since they are high in water and fiber, they help to balance the sugars they contain and help to clean your […]