Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Talking about Tongues

Today we’re revisiting a topic we first looked at back in Blog#50 and that was quite some time ago! The topic is tongues. Often overlooked, tongues play an important, multi-functional role in our body and yet, I would venture to say it is one of the organs we take most for granted! We just know […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – It’s in the Genes…..

Recently, a study was published in Australia that looked at the impact of genes (that is, as in genetics not the jeans you might be wearing right now!) on developing dental cavities.  The study looked at twins with identical genomes as well as other factors, in determining whether or not genetics plays a role in […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Spring Cleaning

Is it safe to say yet? Do you think we’ve seen the last of the snow and ice and cold, wintry winds? I know the team here at Brinkley Dental sure hopes so. We’d love to shout from the rooftops “It’s Spring” and be confidant that it’s true. In fact, the day we sat down […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Did You Know?

Recently, we came across a report issued by the Canadian Dental Association, in 2017, which looked at a variety of factors related to oral health around the globe as compared to right here at home. It was an interesting read. (At least for a Dentist that is!) While you might not want to read the […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Dental Care and Seniors

Just lately we’ve been addressing topics related to dental care and overall health care. One of our more recent blogs was about pregnancy, so this month we’d like to look at the opposite end of the spectrum, addressing dental care for seniors. We’ll look at specific types of issues that might impact seniors when it […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Call me Old-Fashioned……

Recently we read an article on some of the newest tech innovations to “rock the dental world.” It seems there’s a place for technology everywhere you look – even in the bathroom (and we’re not talking about taking your phone to the toilet and scrolling facebook because….ewww.) No, what we’re talking about is the latest […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Oral Health and Premature Labour

In our last blog we looked at the “link” between gum disease and Alzheimer’s. At pretty much the opposite end of the spectrum, today we are talking about a study that examined the pregnancies of 150 women to determine if there was a link between oral health (specifically gum disease) and early onset of labour. […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Dental care and Dementia

Much has been made in the news lately of a possible link between oral health and Alzheimer’s disease. Catchy headlines are making the rounds and suddenly, everyone is talking about the relationship between their teeth and their future mental fitness. While by no means do we promise to take an exhaustive look at the topic […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Did You Know?

We talk a lot about teeth at Brinkley Dental but it occurs to us that most folks don’t really know much about their teeth other than how important it is to keep them clean and how urgent it is to obtain care when one of them is hurting! Our office can help you with both […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – Happy New Year

Did Santa bring you a new toothbrush? Did you resolve to make some changes to your oral care routine in 2019? Is flossing now on your “to do” list? If you answered yes to any of these questions (and even if you answered no!) the Brinkley Dental office team is here to support you in […]

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