Archive for the ‘ Misc ’ Category

Do Turkeys Have Teeth?

For Thanksgiving week, we thought we would veer off our normal informative and professional course to offer you something that is just a little silly and fun.  Have you ever wondered, as you are about to take a bite into your turkey, if the turkey could take a bite of you?  Read on to be […]

Oral Bacteria Leave Mark Inside Mouth

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dentistry Today – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Microbe World “There may be a new way to distinguish a person’s identity…” See full article on Dentistry Today Commentary: This article relates the results of a study on mouth bacteria.  It turns out that there are 400 different species of them (or probably more […]

Canadian dentist hopes to clone John Lennon using tooth DNA

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from The Guardian – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – liits “A Canadian dentist is hoping to clone John Lennon using DNA from one of the singer’s rotten teeth…” See full article on The Guardian Commentary: One of John Lennon’s molars was sold at auction to Michael Zuk in 2011, who has begun sequencing the […]

Monkey Teeth Help Reveal Neanderthal Weaning

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Science Daily – Image Courtesy of  Flickr – Ryan Somma “Most modern human mothers wean their babies much earlier than our closest primate relatives. But what about our extinct relatives, the Neanderthals?” See full article on Science Daily Commentary: The most natural time to ween a baby isn’t […]

Famous people you didn’t know were dentists

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dental Buzz “Who says dentistry isn’t exciting?” See full article on Dental Buzz Commentary: I haven’t had my 15 minutes of fame yet so I’m definitely not in this list – but I was surprised at who is on it.  After reviewing these famous people, who were at one point […]

Toothbrush shuts down world’s busiest airport

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Dr. Bicuspid “A passenger’s electric toothbrush is being blamed for a security alert that wreaked havoc at Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta…” See full article on Dr. Bicuspid Commentary: The warning is “traveler beware” if you travel with a bettery operated toothbrush.  One turned on by accident in someone’s […]

For a Nation in Mourning: the “Stand by Me” Video

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Youtube – PlayforChange See the video on Youtube Commentary: With us all still in shock over the senseless murder of school children in Connecticut Friday, this video may be of some comfort.  Our thoughts at times like this often turn to the question of what we would do if something like this […]

Hallelujah Chorus Flash Mob

Christmas Flash Mob Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from Youtube Image Courtesy of Youtube – AlphabetPhotography “Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus – Must See!..” See original video on Youtube. Commentary: Ever since the Sound of Music flash mob video, these flash mob musical events have captured our hearts and spirits.  This one is no different – […]

What’s Really Eating the Family Budget? It Isn’t Smartphones

Curated News: By Timberlake Dental curated from The Atlantic ““Cellphones are eating the family budget,” the Wall Street Journal announced this morning. Are they really, though?…” See full article on The Atlantic Commentary: You’ve probably heard this on TV – that our average family budgets are suffering because we just can’t do without our favorite smart phones toy.  According […]