Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group- Sleep Dentistry – Is it right for you or your family member?

Many people, despite their best efforts, are just plain afraid of dentists. We’ve blogged before about how to help encourage and foster a great relationship for your children with their dentist but the fact remains that for some, (including adults) it’s just too big a fear to overcome. There may be underlying reasons for that […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group- “What to Expect from your Teeth when you’re Expecting.”

There are so many things to think about when you make the decision to start a family. Car seats, cribs, strollers and of course, most importantly, your health. Should you take folic acid, should you visit or not visit a dentist and of course, that most important decision of all, what to name baby? Do […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group-A New Year – A New You: What to Expect when you’re Teeth Whitening

The start of a shiny, brand new year, just waiting to be filled with wonderful memories, fresh starts, new beginnings and new goals also seems like a great time to think about creating your fresh, brand new smile. Since we can’t all be Hollywood starlets and have our teeth capped, lasered or polished regularly, today […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group- Do you have Triskaidekaphobia? How about Dentophobia?

Believe it or not we have already reached the milestone blog #13 in our ongoing series! Naturally, this begs the question – do you have Triskaidekaphobia? Don’t know what that is? It’s fear of the number 13 of course! It seemed like a humorous and fitting way to begin a conversation about a more common […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group- Underneath the Mask

The other day I was talking with some friends who are not quite as familiar with the dental field as I am. A couple of questions came up. Nothing too deep like “why is the sky blue?” or “what does it all really mean?” These were a little more practical in nature but got us […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group- It’s that time of Year!

It’s the hap, hap, happiest time of the year…..” (Now go back and actually sing that line using your best Bing Crosby voice. Go on, do it, that‘ll really get you into the spirit of the season!) That’s right, for those who follow a Christian calendar you are about to enjoy Christmas. Many other readers […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group- Over the Counter Whitening or Brightening by Brinkley?

As promised in our last blog, we are going to tackle the topic of whitening head on. Should you whiten your teeth and if so, just what do you need to know? We’re sure you have heard about the “5 W’s” before and today we will address each one of them, briefly discussing the who, […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group: Toothpaste, Teeth Whitening and Fluoride, should you try for whiter than white?

In our last blog we addressed the overwhelming variety of toothbrushes on the market and while doing so, we referenced the equally large number of toothpastes crowding out the shelves beneath those brushes. With everything from “all-natural paste,” whitening and/or brightening, fluoride and non-fluoride varieties, paste geared to sensitive teeth and special paste for dentures, […]

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Tooth Talk by Brinkley Dental Group “Everything you ever wanted to know about toothbrushes but were afraid to ask!”

You walk into your local pharmacy, big box store or even the grocery store and there they are: row upon row upon row of shiny, white bristled, colourful toothbrushes staring down at you. Hanging along the shelves are the “Plain Jane” brushes, like the wallflower at the high school dance, while nearby hang the “popular […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group “The Psychology of the Smile”

November can be a difficult month for some.  It tends to be a bit rainy, gloomy and overcast.  Certainly there is a chill in the air and the gorgeous colors of fall have begun to fade. The tree limbs are bare – just what exactly is there to smile about?  The team here at Brinkley […]

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