Archive for April, 2016

To Mouthwash or Not to Mouthwash?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from EverydayHealth.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Charmaine Chiu “Your oral rinse could be doing more than just giving your breath a makeover, according to many mouthwash makers — it could be chockfull of health benefits, too.Just check out the label on your mouthwash container, and you may […]

The Tooth-Friendly Diet

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from EverydayHealth.com “What you eat affects your mouth not only by building healthier teeth and gums, but also by helping prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Learn how to eat the best diet for your teeth, including the foods to eat, beverages to drink, and what to avoid.” See full […]

Soda is driving the most common chronic disease in the world, and it’s not obesity or diabetes

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from QUARTZ.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Jannes Pockele “Tooth decay and cavities, collectively called “dental caries,” is the world’s number one chronic disease, according to a 2010 study. Tooth issues are especially acute in children: In the US, more than half of children ages 6-8 year olds had […]

Periodontal therapy may save patients over $5,000 per year

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from DentalTribune.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – US Army Africa “In the study, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania reviewed insurance claims data of almost 340,000 individuals who had been diagnosed with periodontitis and were either pregnant or had one of the following conditions: Type 2 diabetes, coronary artery […]

What affects your teeth?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from MouthHealthy.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Evan Long “You may eat with your eyes first, but your mouth, teeth, and gums are more than just tools for eating. They’re essential for chewing and swallowing—the first steps in the digestion process. ” See full article on MouthHealthy.com Commentary: As […]

7 Reasons why your teeth hurt?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from MSN.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – John Blower “There’s nothing more aggravating or borderline debilitating than tooth irritation. And along with the pesky pain comes the daunting reality that you could have a dentist appointment in your near future involving novocaine, a root canal, and a three-day […]

Top Reasons to see dentist

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from MouthHealthy.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – locomomo “Pain or swelling in your mouth, face or neck can mean a number of things. If your gums are puffy, they bleed when you brush or floss, or you have a family history of gum disease, it’s time to make an […]

What’s inside your mouth?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from EverydayHealth.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Will Keightley “Your mouth is made up of more than just teeth, so good oral health goes beyond simply brushing and flossing. In addition to your teeth, your mouth is made up of gums, oral mucosa, the upper and lower jaw, […]

Toothbrush Tips to Keep Your Teeth in Shape

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from EverydayHealth.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Nico Kaiser “Brushing your teeth regularly is key to maintaining healthy teeth and gums and preventing periodontal (gum) diseases, but it’s also important to make sure you choose the right toothbrush for your teeth and use proper brushing techniques. Done correctly, […]

Toothpaste 101

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from EverydayHealth.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Arek Olek “Toothpaste is not always paste. It can be a gel, powder, or paste that you brush onto your teeth and gums to help get rid of accumulating plaque and improve your oral health. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), […]