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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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group “The Truth about the Myth” Tooth Fairies, Witches, Mice and Money!

North Americans have long held to the tradition of the Tooth Fairy, a benevolent pixie who rewards young children for recently lost teeth in the form of cash or some small token or treat.  Classic children’s author Pauline Bourgeois (the Franklin Series) even writes an entire book about Franklin (a turtle who actually has no […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group “It’s that time of year. How to PROTECT your teeth during Sports Season!”

September doesn’t just herald a return to school, for many families it is the start of yet another season of sport. The team here at Brinkley Dental joins parents in emphasizing the importance of physical activity.  However, we would also like to take this opportunity to encourage “Smart Sporting” and by that we mean make […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group “To care or not to care….that is the question?”

Congratulations.  You’ve got teeth.  Now what? You made it through the teething years with a minimum of discomfort (or maybe there was alot, you should ask your Mom how many nights you kept her awake with your sore gums) but now you’re wondering “what do I do now to properly care for my teeth?”  Do […]

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Tooth Talk with Brinkley Dental Group – How young is too young?

It’s been a question throughout the ages, since mothers first started having babies and noticed these troublesome little white protuberances emerging (sometimes rather painfully) from the gum line. How young is too young to start bringing my child to the dentist? Dr. Corazza and the team at Brinkley Dental welcome you to visit their offices […]

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