Posts Tagged ‘ floss ’

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 […]

The Best Dental Christmas Gifts

Dental Christmas gifts?  Is that even a thing?  Well, we think so.  From stocking stuffers to splurges, these are great gift ideas for that hard-to-buy-for person.  Not only will you be gifting something they might not buy for themselves; you’ll be contributing to great oral health, and that’s priceless! Splurges Most oral care products are […]

What Kind of Floss Should I Use?

It makes us really happy that you are asking this question.  Well . . . okay . . . we know you aren’t really asking it.  But if you clicked on it, at least you are interested, and that makes us happy, too. There are several different types of floors, and we recommend the various […]

New Year, New Smile

At the start of a new year, we often think of all things “new”.  Many make resolutions to form new habits, start new routines, or try something new. Have you considered adding your smile that that list of new things? New Oral Hygiene Habits The easiest way for you to incorporate oral health into your […]

I Just Ate a Candy Cane.  Now What?!?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  It could also be the sweetest.  Are you like Buddy the Elf?  “We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup.”  While we love Buddy and that beloved Christmas movie, we’re not so sure about his nutritional advice. […]

Healthy Holidays

The holidays are filled with fun gatherings of friends and family.  This time of year, more than any other, those gatherings seem to be overflowing with SUGAR.  Your office lounge is full of sweet treats from vendors and customers.  Your neighbors bring over tins of cookies and candy.  Maybe your stocking is stuffed with Hershey’s […]

How to Have a Cavity-Free Holiday Season

The holidays are upon us, and you know what that means: parties, candy, drinking, and lots and lots of eating!  This time of year often leads to a deviation from our normal eating and drinking habits as well as the way we take care of ourselves. Do not let the holidays put you at risk […]

Over-the-Counter Products We Love

At Timberlake Dental, we understand that not all people have the same dental problems.  Because of our unique, individualized approach to risk management in dental care, we often give our patients specific recommendations for dental products that improve oral health in a specific area of risk.  We strongly believe that each person should use a […]

Is Flossing Really That Important?

Let’s talk about flossing. We know.  No one wants to floss.  Recent statistics show that Americans can be roughly divided into thirds when it comes to flossing habits.  Just under 1/3 of the population floss every day.  Just over 1/3 of the population floss sometimes.  And the rest admit to never flossing.  Never.  That hurts […]