Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Smiles and Addiction Recovery

We’ve shared in several of our past blog posts how important a role the simple smile can play in our overall mental health. Today, we’re delving in to even deeper territory; talking about how a healthy smile might also play a role in helping to enhance the recovery of those living with addiction and mental […]

Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – A Bit About……Us!

As you might expect, in this space we talk a lot about teeth. How to care for your teeth: how to brush, floss and rinse, how to manage health related dental issues and in the past we’ve even talked about fun stuff like various tooth fairy myths from around the world. What we haven’t talked […]

Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Trick or Treat Time is Back

As we often do at this time of year, we take this opportunity to remind our readers about a few Halloween safety tips that should help to ensure all your little trick or treaters have a safe and enjoyable Halloween. Contrary to popular belief, Dentists don’t cringe at the thought of Halloween and despite the […]

Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Tourette Syndrome, Tics and Teeth

A few weeks back we talked about TMJ/TMD and in that blog, we touched on oral appliances as a tool to help prevent and/or mitigate the impact of TMJ/TMD for those who suffer from the disorder. It turns out, according to new research recently released, that an oral appliance might serve another purpose as well […]

Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Back to School Brushing Reminder

It’s that time of year when parents rejoice and kids, well – the kids mostly just sigh. Sure some are excited to meet new friends and find out who the teacher is but most kids actually find the return to school challenging to say the least. The return of routine and structure, things that parents […]

Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Tongue Piercings – Ouch!

Are you among the small but growing percentage of people who have a tongue piercing? Is there a teen in the house just itching to show their independent streak by piercing something unusual? Well, if you have any control over the matter, perhaps consider asking them to pierce almost anything else rather than the tongue […]

Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Crudites and your Teeth

Crudites, pronounced “Crew de tay” for those who might be unfamiliar with the term, refers to raw vegetables assembled on a platter as hors d’oeuvres and usually served with dip. They are pretty much a party staple – so much so that you can even shop for premade versions at your local grocery store. But […]