Archive for September, 2016

Where did the Tooth Fairy Come From?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Forbes.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Jessica Lucia “Disposal of baby teeth is not a new phenomenon, and in fact many cultures, both ancient and modern, have ritualized ways of disposing of teeth. For example, many of these rituals involve burning the tooth, burying it in a hole or […]

Defending Your Children’s Teeth (and Dentists): The Value of Sealants

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from nytimes.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Teresa Qin “Introduced in the 1960s, dental sealants are plastic coatings applied to the surfaces of teeth. They fill in and seal pits and grooves of teeth, making them more resistant to bacteria that can cause cavities. Because molars are more cavity-prone, […]

Must-read Tips Before Choosing the Right Toothpaste for Your Family

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Buzzle.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Adam “Oral hygiene is extremely important for maintaining those beautiful pearly whites and keeping your smile intact. To do this, you need to choose the right oral care products that help you maintain healthy, cavity-free teeth. Most people buy oral products, such […]

PERIODONTAL PLASTIC SURGERY PROCEDURES

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from perio.org – Image Courtesy of Flickr – henry… “Do you feel your teeth look too short and your smile is too gummy or your gums cover too much of some teeth while leaving the others the right length? If so, dental crown lengthening might be the solution for you. […]

Types of Gum Disease

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from period.org – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Nick v “Gingivitis is the mildest form of periodontal disease. It causes the gums to become red, swollen, and bleed easily. There is usually little or no discomfort at this stage. Gingivitis is often caused by inadequate oral hygiene. Gingivitis is reversible […]

The surprising truth about cavities

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from mychildrensteeth.org – Image Courtesy of Flickr – jess2284 “What’s more, it’s more common among young children than any other chronic illness, including asthma and diabetes. At least 4 million preschoolers suffer from tooth decay—an increase of more than 600,000 kids in the last decade. “Chil- dren now have much […]

Bill Cosby- Dentists

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why giving is good for your health

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from clevelandclinic.org – Image Courtesy of Flickr – benmillett “We all know giving helps others, whether we volunteer for organizations, offer emotional support to those around us or donate to charities. But studies show that giving is also good for the giver — boosting physical and mental health.” See full article […]

Oral Health and your Heart

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from clevelandclinic.org – Image Courtesy of Flickr – mugenai “— there has been a long-standing belief that there is a link between these two health issues. Researchers speculate that bacteria in the mouth, which cause gum disease, move into the bloodstream and cause inflammation of the blood vessels. This, […]

Porcelain Veneers

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from yoursmilebecomesyou.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Pabak Sakar “Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of porcelain used to recreate the natural look of teeth, while also providing strength and resilience comparable to natural tooth enamel. It is often the material of choice for those looking to make slight position […]