Archive for August, 2016

Shocking Diseases Dentists Find First

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from msn.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Ref54 “Dentists aren’t just looking for gum disease or cavities; they might also find signs of Crohn disease, oral cancer, and other serious conditions.” See full article on msn.com Commentary: As stated in the article, “‘People think we’re only looking at teeth,’ says […]

Choosing Wisely: 5 Things Every Family Should Know About Dental Health

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from MouthHealthy.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Kamaljith K V “Dental work can be scary for some kids. Talk with your dentist about ways to help your child stay calm. Tips for a successful dental visit can include making sure your child is not hungry before their dental appointment […]

Sealants

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from MouthHealthy.org – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Romano Cancelli “Brushing and flossing are the best ways to help prevent cavities, but it’s not always easy to clean every nook and cranny of your teeth – especially those back teeth you use to chew (called molars). Molars are rough, […]

8 Travel tips for your Teeth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from www.mouthhealthy.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Jack Haskell “Even when you’re dreaming about vacation, there’s no place like home–especially a dental home base. “Prevention isn’t only taking care of your teeth,” Dr. Messina says. “It’s establishing a relationship with a dentist.” If you can, schedule your next regular […]

Long-Term Pot Use Tied to Gum Disease in Study

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from medlineplus.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Dan Foy “In an analysis of about 1,000 people who used pot and/or tobacco in New Zealand, those who smoked pot for 20 years didn’t have notable health problems, except for gum disease, the researchers said. “Unlike tobacco smoking, cannabis smoking […]