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How to Brush Your Toddler’s Teeth

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!  We are eager to provide you with useful information regarding your children’s dental health.  This week, we’ll focus on brushing your toddler’s teeth. Toddlers can be difficult, to say the least.  The combination of increased mobility, a stubborn desire for independence and the entrance of new teeth can […]

New Year’s Resolutions that are Good for Your Teeth

At the start of a new year, many people make New Year’s resolutions.  These are commitments to change something in your life, whether stopping a bad habit, starting a good habit, or simply trying something completely new.  The most common resolutions relate to improved health.  Many people resolve to exercise consistently, eat healthy, and lose […]

Keeping Your Teeth White during the Holidays

We know the holidays are filled with treats and a lack of the normal routine.  For some, this means enjoying your coffee in a big Christmas mug all day long.  For others, it is an uptick in your red wine consumption. While this year may be different from others in its lack of parties, we […]

How Long does Teeth Whitening Last?

As with most things, it is different for everyone.  Once you reach your desired tooth color with your teeth whitening method, you can expect the results to last an average of six months to a year.  The good news is that you do have some control over it! Do Different Types of Teeth Whitening Provide […]

How to Replace Missing Teeth

A missing tooth is not just a cosmetic problem.  It impacts the way you chew and speak.  It creates negative effects on the teeth around it.  We could spend all day talking about why you need to replace missing teeth.  However, that isn’t the subject of this blog.  This blog focuses on how you can […]

Timberlake Dental is Getting a Makeover!

Have no fear!  We are only updating our online appearance with a new logo and website.  All of things you love about Timberlake Dental will remain unchanged (unless you really loved that green leafy logo . . ). We anticipate that the new website will be slightly more user-friendly, but otherwise your patient experience with […]

Four Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants offer one of the most important advances in the replacement of a missing tooth: replacement of the whole tooth.  Implants are the only tooth replacement that replace the root, providing an anchor into the jawbone.  This is what gives them such great advantages over other tooth replacement options. Most Cosmetic Option There are […]

Same Day Crowns: Are They Better?

Advances in dental technology typically shoot for one of several goals: to make things more efficient, more effective or safer.  Because we want all of these things for our patients, we invest in the technologies proven to do all of those things.  One such technology is the CEREC machine, which enables us to make “same-day […]

The Best & Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth

Halloween is here, and we know what that means: drawers, buckets and baskets full of candy!  And your kids are dreamin’ if they think they are keeping it all to themselves. In the days and weeks following Halloween, we know you will increase your candy intake dramatically (as compared to other “normal” times of year).  […]