Archive for February, 2017

Why scuba-diving could damage your TEETH: Clenching of the jaw while underwater can lead to dental problems

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from DailyMail.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – John “Scuba-diving may seem like the perfect holiday activity, but it could end in a trip to the dentist. A study has found four in 10 people who go diving recreationally suffer dental problems, from jaw pain to loosened crowns and broken fillings.” […]

Cold and Flu Season: 5 Ways to Care for Your Mouth When You’re Sick

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from MouthHealthy.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Indiana Public Media “When he’s feeling under the weather, ADA dentist Dr. Gene Romo says one thing always helps him feel a little more like himself. “Brushing my teeth when I’m sick actually makes me feel better,” he says. “My mouth feels clean, […]

Grapefruit and medication: A cautionary note

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from HarvardHealth.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr -Liz West “Grapefruit and grapefruit juice are healthful, providing enough vitamin C, potassium, dietary fiber, and other nutrients to earn the American Heart Association’s “heart-check” mark. That’s the good news. The bad news is that grapefruit juice can interact with dozens of […]

Which Is Contagious: Your Canker Sore or Cold Sore?

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from ClevelandClinic.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Lindspetrol “While canker sores are not contagious, cold sores involve a very contagious virus. You risk passing cold sores along when you kiss someone, drink out of the same container or share silverware with other people.” See full article on ClevelandClinic.com Commentary: As stated […]

5 Sneaky Dental Issues That Might Mean Big Trouble

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from GH.com – Image Courtesy of Flickr – Amy Bundy “You know all about the importance of brushing your teeth, as well as your kids’ teeth. But the benefits aren’t limited to your pearly whites. “Many physicians and dentists consider the mouth to be a window into the general health […]