Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Help I have sensitive teeth!

As my Grandma used to say: “If I had a nickel for every time I heard that, I’d be rich!” As a Dentist with many years experience behind the chair, I can say that one thing I hear about frequently is when a patient shares how often they experience sensitive teeth. It’s a consistent problem […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Oral Cancers

This might be a scary one folks and the last thing we want to do is scare you. However, from time to time we’ve all seen something “strange” while brushing our teeth and we’re not just talking about some leftover spinach from your dinner last night! Therefore, we thought it might be a good day […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Antibiotics and your Dentist

It’s a subject that isn’t discussed very often but should be of utmost importance for some patients who require dental treatment. What’s the topic? It’s what to consider when it comes to either prescribing antibiotics or dealing with a patient currently on antibiotics. We’ve looked at the impact of other types of medications in the […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Reasons to Smile

We talk a lot about teeth. After all, we’re in the business so it makes sense! Today however, we thought it might be fun to veer away from the topic of teeth just a little bit, while still talking about something that involves your teeth. What are talking about? Reasons to smile….and of course if […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Help – My Baby is cutting teeth!

There’s a reason we often refer to new baby tooth eruptions as “cutting teeth” and that’s because for some infants (and certainly for some tired out Moms and Dads) cutting through the gums is exactly what a tooth eruption feels like! Imagine as an adult, experiencing the mounting pressure of something trying to “burst” through […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Where’s the Chocolate?

  For many, celebrating the Easter season has just passed and while we know that means different things to different people – one thing is universally true – Easter is synonymous with chocolate.  What’s the problem you ask? Well, for some, where there’s chocolate there’s a challenge. The challenge we face might have to do […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – You are what you Eat!

Our blog series has addressed “You are what you drink” and the importance of vitamins but believe it or not, we’ve never discussed what healthy eating looks like – for you and for your teeth! Time to rectify this terrible oversight with this blog on healthy eating for the whole you! We are constantly inundated […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Time for Change

It’s spring! Finally, we made it! Canadians are tough but winter is even tougher and sometimes it can feel like a real fight to make it through the season. Here we are though, it’s March now and it is both time to “march” forward into spring and time to embrace the time change that guarantees […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Why we need to know your medical history

Perhaps you’ve wondered why, when visiting your Dentist, we ask if there have been any changes in your recent medical history. After all, you might be wondering, “what do my teeth and health have to do with one another?” Actually, the answer is: a lot! We have touched on this topic before but today we […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – OUCH!!

February 9th just recently passed us by and I hope, sincerely hope, that you were not celebrating “Toothache Day” with a toothache! On a related note, is it just me or do you think we have way to many “special” days these days? I mean I am a Dentist but seriously, “Toothache Day?” Well, whatever […]

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